Guntersville, AL
Marshall County Sheriff's Department

PAY RANGE: $16.70 to $35.23 (Positions are normally filled at entry level pay)


The Deputy protects life and property in Marshall County by enforcing laws and ordinances. Conducts patrol activities, responds to calls, and provides court security. Prevents, detects, and investigates criminal activities and accidents. Serves on special assignments to assist other agencies and as school resource officer.

  • Conducts patrol activities in assigned area.
  • Observes vehicles, people, buildings, etc. for any irregularity.
  • Responds to calls from citizens related to various breaches of law and order.
  • Communicates with citizens to determine appropriate action regarding breaches of law and order, including domestic and mental health disturbances.
  • Completes incident, offence, and arrest reports, as needed.
  • Makes arrests as appropriate and searches prisoners for weapons.
  • Transports individuals arrested to jail for booking.
  • Provides back-up for other deputies.
  • Checks businesses, and, when closed, checks back doors, etc.
  • Participates in special operations, such as seat belt, child passenger safety checks, drug operations, etc., as assigned.
  • Monitors vehicle traffic on highways and roads within County.


Education and Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Licenses or Certifications:

  • Completion of required training and certified as a law enforcement officer by the Alabama Peace Officer’s Standards and Training Commission, or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid State of Alabama driver’s license and a driving record suitable for insurability.

Special Requirements:

  • Minimum age 21 years.