|Detention Officer Openings|
The Barrow County Sheriff’s Office is committed to provide our community with employees who are professional, efficient and well trained. Our agency seeks to maintain the highest levels of law enforcement standards and professionalism.
Detention Officer/Jailer: This individual is trained on the job in order to become a Georgia Certified Detention Officer/Jailer. Incumbents must obtain state certificate from jailer's school within six months and successfully complete field training through the Sheriff’s Office.
Detention Division: This is a direct supervision pretrial detention facility. The total capacity for the jail is 380 beds.
General Job Description: Under regular supervision, performs law enforcement work in enforcing the security of the Detention Division of the Sheriff’s Office. Work involves maintaining the security of the facility and safety of the inmates and staff; processing arrestees for housing and release; transporting inmates to and from court; serving papers to the general public when necessary; supervising inmate work details, outside recreation, visitation, and medical visits; serving meals; performing perimeter checks; and providing religious services. Employee works under stressful, high-risk conditions
Salary: $28,661 - $42,648 Annually - (Non-POST certified applicant)
$31,824 - $47,353 Annually - (POST certified applicant)
Physical Requirements: Tasks involve the ability to exert moderate, though not constant, physical effort. While performing law enforcement work, must be able to defend one's self from assault and to restrain suspects of varying weights.
A full job description is for this position is available here.
The Barrow County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Barrow County Sheriff’s Office will not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, equal pay, disability, genetic information, or any other protected class.