Deputy Sheriff

Fayetteville, GA
Fayette County Sheriff's Office

Deputy Sheriff (POST Certified) $50,117.48 / annually. ($22.41 / hourly)

Major Duties

  • Patrol the County to deter and detect crime, enforce laws, and protect life and property
  • Perform business and residential security checks
  • Respond to calls for service, including disturbance and crime complaints
  • Serve as the first responder to provide aid and assistance to victims of crimes and traffic accidents
  • Perform misdemeanor and felony arrests to include completion of booking procedures
  • Secure and protect crime scenes, including physical evidence, suspects, victims, and statement collection
  • Enforce all traffic laws and issue citations and warnings
  • Prepare and submit initial case files in compliance with departmental policies and legal rules
  • Render advice on criminal law, civil law, ordinances, and domestic disturbance related issues
  • Maintain assigned uniform, vehicle, and equipment following department policies
  • Present evidence and testimony in criminal cases
  • Assist stranded motorists, direct traffic, transports prisoners, and escorts funerals
  • Participate in departmental training programs
  • Participate in community relations projects
  • Provide support to the Watch Office as assigned, assist visitors and callers, issue warrant numbers, monitor alarm systems


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Georgia POST Certified Peace Officer Certification
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Georgia driver’s license
  • Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the Georgia Police Standards and Training Council