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The Pickens Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for Mandated/Certified
Georgia Peace Officers

Applications for those who meet the following criteria need to apply before January 15th for consideration.

1.        In Good Standing with POST

2.        Full-Time

3.        Pass Physical Fitness Test , Polygraph, Psychological, Interview Board

Some of the benefits include:

Pay $27,832.64

Take-home vehicle within 30 mile radius.

For application, click the link below:


The Pickens Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Pickens Sheriff’s Office continually seeks career oriented, highly motivated, professional men and women with high moral and ethical standards to provide the entire range of law enforcement services to the community of Pickens County.

We are a full service law enforcement agency offering employment with a wide range of benefits available to employees and their families.

To be considered for employment, applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications: Applicants must be at least 21 years of age for Deputy Sheriff, 18 years of age for Detention Officer and civilian positions, possess a high school diploma or GED, possess a valid drivers license, honorable discharge (if prior military), be a US citizen, and have no adverse driving record nor felony or family violence convictions.

In addition you can have no marijuana usage within the last 36 months, no other illegal drug usage within the last 60 months and no DUI convictions within the last 60 months. In addition, candidates shall not have any convictions related to drug charges within the past 60 months.

Candidates must possess a High School diploma or GED, valid driver’s license, honorable discharge (if prior military) and no adverse driving or criminal record.

Our selection process is thorough to ensure only the highest qualified persons are selected. This process includes, but is not limited to:

  1. Polygraph examination
  2. Extensive background investigation
  3. Oral Interview
  4. Medical Examination
  5. Drug Screen

No telephone inquiries please. If you have any questions, you can email: