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* Deputy Sheriffs *

* Jail Officers *

* 911 Dispatchers *



Uniform deputy sheriffs serve and protect the public by responding to all emergencies. They enforce all state laws and the orders of the courts throughout the county and state. The duties they perform put them in harm's way at all times.


Jail Officers supervise inmates in the county jail and will occasionally be subjected to dangerous situations while performing their duties.


911 Radio Dispatchers must be able to handle stressful situations and be able to multi-task while operating phones, multiple computer programs, and radio communications.

                    Starting salary Deputy Sheriff $43,512.00

Salary of certified LEOs dependent on years of service and education


                    Starting salary of Jailers & 911 Dispatchers $37,520.00

Salary of certified Jailers & Dispatchers dependent on years of experience and education


All applicants for these positions will undergo thorough background investigations. They will also be required to submit to a medical physical exam, polygraph examination, and drug screening. Persons hired for these positions will also have to successfully pass formal training courses to meet various certifications mandated by state law. Persons hired as deputy sheriffs and jail officers must further possess adequate physical strength and agility to pass all state required training.


The compensation of law enforcement personnel isn't what it should be, and an element of danger will always be present in connection with the work you will doing; but if you have a sense of duty and want to serve your community doing work that will enable you to go to sleep every night knowing that you made a difference, we need you.


Applications are available at the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, 111 Ridley Drive, Eatonton, GA 31024 or online at info@putnamcountysheriff.org. Tel. (706)-485-8557

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