Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office

Career Opportunities 

Deputy Sheriff 

General Duties:

  • Patrols county answering calls
  • Serve civil & criminal papers
  • Investigates crimes, appears in court, and provides transports
  • Deputy sheriffs are responsible for patrolling the county to prevent or observe criminal acts & traffic violations, enforcing state and federal laws and local ordinances, and testify in judicial proceedings. 

 

Deputy sheriff applicants must possess the following skills:

  • Skill in observation & interpersonal communication
  • Skill in written and oral communication

Deputy sheriff applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and a valid drivers license.

 

Annual Salary: 

$36,184.71

 

Detention Officer

General Duties:

  • Assure security of jail
  • Complete all necessary paperwork and maintain pertinent jail records
  • Make necessary security checks of prisoners and facility
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Persons employed in a detention officer position are responsible for receiving and processing prisoners confined to the Baldwin County jail. Additional responsibilities include : ensuring the safe, legal, and human custody and care of persons who are incarcerated.

 

Detention applicants must possess the following skills:

  • Skill in observation & interpersonal communication
  • Skill in written and oral communication

Detention officer applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and a valid drivers license. 

 

Annual Salary

$26,898.83 

911 Dispatchers

911 Dispatchers receive, process, and dispatch thousands of calls each month. Their duties include, but are not limited to:

Answering all administrative lines for the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office

• Answering all 911 lines for Milledgeville/Baldwin County

  • Dispatching units for the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, County and City Fire Departments.
  • Pre-alerting EMS, and Milledgeville Police Dept. on emergency calls and then transferring the call
  • After hours/holidays/weekends, notify/dispatch several county agencies (road dept., animal control, DFCS, etc.)
  • Check wanted persons, driver’s license status, registration status, etc. through the Georgia Crime Information Center

Annual Salary

$28,262.62  

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Career Requirements

Notice is hereby given that these are public safety positions and the following criteria will be successfully completed to fulfill the application process for all positions.

Completed Application and waiver forms (All applicants)

Criminal/background & Drivers History Check (All applicants)

Interview with The Sheriff (All applicants)

Informal Interview with Supervisors (All applicants)

Psychological Test (All applicants)

Physical Agility Test (All applicants)

Polygraph (All applicants)

Medical Examination by Licensed Physician (Detention/Deputy)