Deputy Sheriff

Dawsonville, GA
Dawson County Sheriff

Job Summary:
Under the supervision by the shift supervisor, this position is responsible for protecting life and property within Dawson County; enforcing traffic regulation, state laws and County ordinances; responding to emergency situations, citizen requests for assistance, and alarms; and conducting investigations in response to reported or discovered criminal activity. This position requires independent judgment and discretion in difficult or unusual situations, and involves personal danger and psychological stress. A person in this position does not supervise other employees.

Job Requirements:

  • Applicant must be 21 years of age or older.
  • A high school education, GED, or any combination of education and training that is dictated by the agency’s standard operating procedures.
  • Individual must possess basic certification as a Georgia peace officer, complete yearly twenty (20) hours of P.O.S.T. approved training, and all additional training requirements when scheduled.
  • Applicant must be a citizen of the United States or qualified to work in the United States, have no felony convictions, possess a valid Georgia driver’s license and satisfactory driver’s history, and pass a background check and a drug screening.