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Newton County Government participates in the federal work authorization program to verify employment eligibility of all newly hired employees (E-Verify). 

User Identification Number: 106134
Date of Authorization: March 6, 2008 

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Contact Information
1113 Usher Street
Suite 203
Covington, GA 30014
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Ph: 678-625-1212
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Current Openings:

Deputy Sheriff - Certified

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$14.94 - $16.74 DOQ/Certifications
  • Posted Date:09/14/2018 8:00 AM

Salary is based on level of education and types of certifications and licenses held at time of hire.

POSITION SUMMARY: Job responsibilities include general law enforcement and regulatory
work involving patrol duties in the protection of life, property and the enforcement of laws. May
also act as bailiff and assist with the serving and enforcement of court documents and orders.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Job requirements include, but are not limited to, possession
of a High School Diploma or GED;  Georgia P.O.S.T Peace Officers Certification. Bilingual skills preferred.

WORK CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: Occasional exposure to hazardous
situations which involve armed or physically violent persons or interviewing mentally or
emotionally disturbed persons. Working time may require irregular hours and shift times. The
incumbent's working conditions are typically moderately quiet. In an emergency situation, the
incumbent's working conditions are typically loud.



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