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Whether you are seeking a position as a sworn deputy sheriff or as a deputy jailer, the Habersham County Sheriff's Office offers excellence in training and opportunity.

In addition to being a part of an agency truly committed to making a difference in the community it serves, you'll find that the career opportunities we offer are gratifying, provide ample chances for advancement, and offer competitive salaries, and benefit packages.

If you think you are up for the challenge and want to be a part of our team we invite you to take a look at the positions we currently have available and consider joining our family.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • A citizen of the United States

  • Provide a copy of your Social Security Card, Birth Certificate and High School Diploma or its recognized equivalent

  • 18 Years of Age or Older

  • Valid Georgia Driver's License

  • Not have been convicted of any felony or serious misdemeanors.

  • Not have been convicted of a domestic violence offense

  • Sign a written release to allow a search through databases to disclose any criminal record

  • Pass a drug screen by a licensed physician, to be free from any  physical, emotional, or mental conditions which might adversely affect his / her exercising the powers or duties of a Deputy Sheriff / Jailer.


Starting Salary for a Detention Officer is $18.30/Hour. Salary increases after completion of the Basic Jailer Course.

Starting Salary for a Deputy Sheriff is $19.51/Hour. Salary increases after successful completion of the Field Training Program and One Year of Service. 

Employees also receive Paid Vacation and Holiday, and Sick Leave.


Habersham County
Sheriff's Office


Applications can be submitted in person or by email. 

Please Note, Incomplete Applications will not be processed.

Email completed applications to:

Cindy London

The Habersham County Sheriff's Office is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that provides fair and equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and employees without regard to race, color, religion, natural origin, citizenship status, age, sex, disability, veteran's status or political affiliation.

Applications for Employment are active for 30 days unless otherwise notified.

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