Employment Opportunities

Welcome to the Lumpkin County Government job site!

Except for the Sheriff’s Office, applications are accepted only for open positions. Lumpkin County reserves the right to contact only those applicants deemed most appropriate for the position. No other communication will be sent regarding the status of an application. Lumpkin County is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicant must have documentation of identity and eligibility for employment in the United States. Georgia is an open records state.  To view open positions, receive notifications when positions become available, or apply for employment, please visit our Career Portal.

The Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners EEO Plan/Utilization Report is available for review electronically, in the Human Resources office, and in the County Manager’s Office.

Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office Employment Information

Lumpkin County is very interested in hiring dedicated Sheriff’s Office employees who have a desire to work in law enforcement and serve our citizens to our high standards.  Our application process is longer and more detailed than the process for other county positions.  It requires you to make some extra effort and pay attention to all the details; however, we believe this allows both you and us to insure that you are the right fit for one of our open positions.  We’re excited to learn more about you and we look forward to hearing from you!

STEP 1: APPLICATION/RELEASE OF INFORMATION/ADDITIONAL REQUIRED FORMS SUBMITTED

Submission of the online application does not fulfill all of the requirements to apply for this position.  Special documents and consent forms are required when applying for a public safety position.  You may complete and submit the necessary documents by following the instructions listed on our career portal.  Follow all steps to ensure you have a complete application.  Your application is incomplete until all information has been submitted.

STEP 2: INITIAL SCREENING PROCESS

STEP 3: PHYSICAL ABILITY ASSESSMENT

STEP 4: AGENCY INTERVIEW

STEP 5: BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION

STEP 6: VOICE STRESS ANALYSIS/POLYGRAPH EXAM

STEP 7: PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAM

STEP 8:  JOB OFFER

STEP 9: POST OFFER HEALTH ASSESSMENT AND DRUG SCREEN

Working for Lumpkin County’s Emergency Services is both challenging and rewarding.  Our employees often comment on their job satisfaction and our citizens and visitors often comment on the professionalism of our employees!  Because we are looking for high caliber employees, our application process may seem longer and more detailed than the process for other positions, and certainly there is more to the process than just completing the online application.  So that you can better understand and be prepared for our process, please read the information below.

STEP 1: APPLICATION/RELEASE OF INFORMATION/ADDITIONAL REQUIRED FORMS SUBMITTED

Submission of the online application does not fulfill all of the requirements to apply for this position.  Special documents and consent forms are required when applying for an Emergency Services position.  You may complete and submit the necessary documents by following the instructions listed towards the bottom of the page found on our career portal.  Follow all steps to ensure you have a complete application.  Your application is incomplete until all information has been submitted.

STEP 2: INITIAL DEPARTMENTAL SCREENING PROCESS

STEP 3: PHYSICAL ABILITY ASSESSMENT

STEP 4: DEPARTMENT INTERVIEW

STEP 5: BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION

STEP 6:  JOB OFFER

STEP 7: POST OFFER HEALTH ASSESSMENT AND DRUG SCREEN