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Deputy Sheriff


Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Deputy for the Uniform Patrol Division. This position is responsible for responding to emergency and non-emergency calls, preventing criminal acts by patrolling the various districts within the county, conducting preliminary investigations, protecting life and property, maintaining law and order, and enforcing laws and ordinances at the local, state, and federal level. As a Deputy Sheriff with Lumpkin County, you will be required to attain an understanding and be knowledgeable of every position within the Agency and may be assigned to any position within the agency, based upon the Agency’s needs.

Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written, to establish and maintain a safe working relationship with the public and inmates. Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, must be P.O.S.T. certified, have an understanding of computers, and the ability to type. Must be able to work well under pressure and multi-task. 12 hour shifts including weekends and holidays required.  Must possess or have the ability to obtain a Georgia driver’s license.

Employment contingent upon passing physical fitness test, background check, polygraph or voice stress examination, psychological examination, and a post offer drug screening.

Lumpkin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Send, fax or email the application to:

Director of Community & Employee Services
99 Courthouse Hill, Suite A
Dahlonega, GA 30533
Fax 706.864.4760