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Deputy Sheriff

Liberty County Sheriff's Office

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POSITION TITLE: Deputy Sheriff               

DEPARTMENT: Liberty County  Sheriff's Office - Uniform Patrol Division

ENTRY SALARY: $20.68 per hour, plus benefits     

Liberty County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff for current and future openings. This position is responsible for performing a full range of law enforcement duties in the Uniform Patrol Division. Applicants must submit a copy of their Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certification.


  • Maintains law and order and protects life and property to include:
  • Patrols assigned geographic area.
  • Receives and responds to dispatch calls; investigates and takes appropriate action on assigned calls.
  • Conducts security checks of businesses, parks, public buildings, industrial areas and residences.
  • Issues citations and/or makes arrests for violations of laws and ordinances.
  • Prepares incident/accident reports.
  • Attends and testifies in court.
  • Responds to natural and man-made disasters.
  • Receives, searches, books and places prisoners in appropriate cells; maintains security and control in receiving, visitation and other jail areas.
  • Maintains order and ensures the security and safe condition of the courtroom; assures the safety of jurors and the public.
  • Determines proper method for legal service of a process; prepares schedules to assure time and efficient routing of processes to be served.
  • Maintains peace within controlled school and community settings.
  • Transports prisoners.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent, P.O.S.T. certification as a Law Enforcement Officer. P.O.S.T. Certification must be current and in good standing. All applicants must have a valid Georgia driver’s license.  All applicants must be at least 21 years of age.


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