Sheriff Jobs in Georgia

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Cobb County Government - Marietta, GA
This position is located within the Cobb County Sheriff's Office. Essential Functions Serves as the receptionist or first point of contact for the public: answers telephone calls and greets...
22 hours ago
Cobb County Government - Marietta, GA
This position is located within the Cobb County Sheriffs Office....
1 hour ago
Cobb County Government - Marietta, GA
This position is located within the Cobb County Sheriffs Office. This posting will be used to fill two vacancies....
9 days ago
County of Gwinnett - Lawrenceville, GA
As the demands rise, this department will continue to strive to maintain the highest law enforcement standards possible....
13 days ago
County of Gwinnett - Lawrenceville, GA
As the demands rise, we will continue to strive to maintain the highest law enforcement standards possible....
13 days ago
Columbus Consolidated Government - Columbus, GA
Coordinates all court case-related activities with judges, private attorneys, prosecutors, public defenders, state and local law enforcement agencies, local and state probation, state pardons and paroles...
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Georgia

Moving to Georgia? Find some basic demographic data about Georgia below.


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227,494

Sheriff Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Sheriff Legitimacy, Procedural Justice & Community Relations
This webinartakes an in-depthlook into the independentpower,role andduties in theOffice of Sheriff in accordance with the Constitution of Georgia and Official Code of Georgia Annotated. Four...

Learn to play "I Shot the Sheriff" on the Steel Drum!
This is a fun course that will enable you to play a very laid-back, beachy, fun, tropical song on a Steel Drum (or even a Steel Drum app) for your friends and family.You will learn the notes to...

De-escalation for Law Enforcement
This course is geared towards law enforcement. It presents different techniques and communication skills an officer can use to de-escalate a situation without compromising officer safety.This...

Salary for Sheriff Jobs in Georgia

This is the average annual salary for Sheriff jobs in Georgia as reported by the BLS.

$49,868

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Sheriff positions.

Highest Education Level

Sheriffs in Georgia offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (33.9%)
  • High School or GED (25.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.9%)
  • Master's Degree (7.9%)
  • Some College (3.0%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.6%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Sheriffs in Georgia
  • None (60.3%)
  • Less than 1 year (21.6%)
  • 1-2 years (10.4%)
  • 4-6 years (5.6%)
  • 6-8 years (1.1%)
  • 8-10 years (1.1%)

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