Deputy Sheriff

Qualified applicants will be assigned to provide and maintain security, safety, supervision, care and

control of inmates, facility and facility equipment


No experience is necessary.  

Salary and Benefits
Starting salary of $38,000 - $42,000 is dependent on education

 (in approved field of study), military and job experience.

$2,400.00 Hiring Bonus Program

Medical/Dental Insurance

$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

Overtime pay after 86 hours in a biweekly period

Abundance of training for job proficiency

Uniforms and equipment provided by the sheriff’s office

24-hour daily employee access to fully equipped sheriff’s office fitness center

Employee cafeteria


In addition to being a U.S. citizen, applicants must be 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 provide acceptable or passing test scores from one of the following tests:


  Applicant must pass a physical agility test; background investigation, which includes polygraph and

psychological; interview; and drug screen.

Applications are accepted at the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office or online at

Physical Agility Test Requirements
​All exercises must be completed, if you quit or these exercises are not completed in the listed times, it is required to wait 6 months before testing again.


Sit-ups: 25 in two (2) minutes

Feet can be held during sit-ups if needed.


Push-ups: 15 in two (2) minutes

  • Male: Military Style Push-up

  • Female: Modified Military Style Push-up

Run: 1-Mile in thirteen (13) minutes

Mile run is after the push-ups and set-ups portion of the test.


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.