Now Hiring Deputy Sheriff

Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office is NOW HIRING for the position of Deputy Sheriff.

Salary begins at $20.40 per hour with incentives of up to $2.00 per hour for military, education, experience and certifications, equaling $45,614 – $50,086 per year.

The Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office is seeking career oriented, highly motivated men and women with high moral and ethical standards to provide the entire range of law enforcement services to the community. We are a full service law enforcement agency offering employment in every aspect of policing and offer a wide range of employee and family benefits. We currently have openings for Deputy Sheriffs. Candidates for all positions must meet the following minimum qualifications:


  • Basic certification as a Georgia Peace Officer
  • Certification must be in good standing.
  • P.O.S.T. training must be up to date.

It is the policy of the Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office to hire the best qualified individuals by using a selection process that measures each applicant’s traits and characteristics in a manner that is related to the employment opportunity.

The agency will practice a regimented and thorough selection process while simultaneously affording equal opportunity to everyone regardless of race, creed, color, gender, national origin, or age. The agency does not discriminate against people with disabilities and affords them the same opportunity for employment selection provided to all citizens. Where possible, the agency provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of qualified people.

If you feel like you would be a good fit for our team please print fill out the application, and turn it in to our Human Resources Division located in the lower level of the courthouse.

For any questions please contact Human Resources at 706-635-4664.