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Sheriff's Office Employment Opportunities

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Sheriff's Office Employment Requirements

  • Must be a citizen of the United States
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must be of good character, as determined by a thorough background investigation
  • Must not have committed, or been convicted of, a felony offense
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record
  • Must be proportionate in height and weight
  • Must pass a physical examination and drug screening
  • Must be suitable for law enforcement as determined by a psychological evaluation
  • Must be a high school graduate or have attained a GED certificate
  • College preferred, but not required
  • Educational background in law enforcement and/or law enforcement experience preferred

Sheriff's Office Benefits

  • Health, Dental, & Life Insurance Disability
  • Retirement System (State Govt.) Employee contributes 6% of pay.
  • 401(k) Plan - 5%
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Family and Medical Leave
  • School Parental Leave
  • Civil Leave (Jury Duty)
  • Military Leave

Link to current Chatham County Employment Opportunities