Monday, June 18, 2018


The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office seeks individuals who are career oriented with a desire to serve our community through law enforcement services. We are a pro-active Office which offers a wide array of services to our citizens. To perform the mission of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office requires that current employees be available for duty at a moment’s notice. All prospective employees should be prepared to be available for shift work, as well as weekend duty.

Minimum Qualifications:

    *Must be at least 21 years of age for Deputy Sheriff positions
    *Must be at least 18 years of age for Detention Officer and other civilian positions
    *Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
    *Must possess a valid Georgia drivers license
    *All military experience must be documented on a DD214 with honorable discharge
    *Must be a U.S. citizen

We believe that our hiring process helps ensure that we select the applicants who are best qualified to work toward the goals of our Office. This process includes, but is not limited to the following:

    *Completing and submitting our application
    *Successfully completing an aptitude test
    *Successfully completing an attitude questionnaire
    *Passing an extensive background investigation
    *Oral Interview with Interview Board
    *Oral Interview with Division Director
    *After conditional offer, pass a drug screen


Fayette County offers a wide range of benefits to its employees which include:

    *Medical Insurance
    *Dental - Reimbursement Plan
    *Vision - Reimbursement Plan
    *Life Insurance
    *Retirement Plan
    *Flex Spending Plan

Please click on the link below for further details on benefits offered.

    *Fayette County Department of Human Resources - Benefits/Insurance Information

The Sheriff's Office conducts its own application and hiring process.  Interested applicants may download an Application for Employment. Click here for current vacancies.  Applications will not be processed unless submitted for a posted vacant position. 

Mail or bring your completed application to:

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office
155 Johnson Avenue
Fayetteville, Georgia 30214

Applicants will be notified by mail of the date and time for testing.  Incomplete applications will not be processed.

If you have any questions relating to our employment process and/or opportunities, please contact:
Allison King, Human Resources Manager

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