Qualified applicants will be assigned to receive and prioritize and dispatch emergency and non-
emergency Fire, Law Enforcement, and medical calls for service.
No experience is necessary.
Salary and Benefits
Starting salary of $29,244.80 to $29, 827.20 dependent on education
(in approved field of study), military and job experience.
In addition to starting salary range, communication officers are guaranteed
8 hours overtime(time and a half) a pay period, when working regular scheduled hours.
(208 hours yearly)
$5,700 - $21,400 paid by the county toward the cost of insurance yearly
Long-term Disability Insurance provided at no cost
Employee Contribution Retirement Plan with the county matching up to 4%
11 paid holidays each year
80 – 159 hours of paid vacation a year dependent on years of service
48 hours a year of paid sick leave
144 hours paid military leave a year
Job related training opportunities
Uniforms and equipment provided by the sheriff’s office
24-hour daily employee access to fully equipped sheriff’s office fitness center
Applicant will have access to, and work with, safety sensitive and lawfully protected information. This
position requires the applicant be a U.S. citizen, 18 years of age; have a high school diploma or GED;
possess a valid Driver’s License; stable employment history; honorable military discharge; no felony
convictions or pattern of misdemeanor convictions, including traffic violations. In addition, applicants
must pass a listening skills test and provide acceptable or passing test scores from one of the following
SAT, ACT, COMPASS or ASSET.
Applicant must also clear a background investigation, which includes polygraph and psychological;
interview; and drug screen.
Applications are accepted at the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office or online.
If you have any questions please contact
April Findley (Ext. 6060)
Bartow County is an equal opportunity employer. Bartow County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in the employment or the provision of services.