Employment Opportunities


Below are qualifications that may entitle you to
salary above the annual entry rate (max of $2400):

• 2 years of active duty military service---------------------------------------------------------------------------$600
• 3 years of active duty military service---------------------------------------------------------------------------$900
• 4 years of active duty military service--------------------------------------------------------------------------$1,200
• Possess the Georgia Peace Officer Certification prior to employment-----------------------------$1,200
• Associate Degree in Criminal Justice Degree from an accredited college/technical school
or 90 quarter hours or 60 semester hours------------------------------------------------------------------------$1,200
• College Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college/university-------------------------------$2,400

*Qualification                                    Entry Rate              After 6 Months            After 12 Months
Minimum                                          $36,306                    $37,668                          $39,031
2 Years Active Military Service            $36,906                    $38,268                          $39,631
3 Years Active Military Service            $37,206                    $38,568                          $39,931
4 Years Active Military Service            $37,506                    $38,868                          $40,231
Georgia P.O.S.T. Certified                   $37,506                    $38,868                          $40,231
Assoc. Degree in Criminal Justice       $37,506                    $38,868                          $40,231
College Baccalaureate Degree            $38,706                    $40,068                          $41,431

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Job Opportunities
We are pleased you are interested in employment with the Clarke County Sheriff's Office. Our employees are motivated, hard-working, public-service oriented, competent men and women who have high personal ethics. They provide Athens-Clarke County with a wide range of law enforcement services.

We have set high standards for our employees. It is our policy to hire the best qualified applicants for any open position. The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government is an equal opportunity employer.
Online Applications:

Click here to access the Deputy Sheriff Online Application
    *NOTE* Carefully read the information on the linked page and scroll to the bottom to complete the forms.