Opportunities with the Columbia County Sheriff's Office

To begin the application process, an applicant must fully complete the Columbia County Sheriff's Office application for Employment, along with Criminal History Records Information Consent Form, Domestic Violence Conviction Attestation, and the Applicant Data Sheet. An application may be downloaded or  obtained in the records division of the Sheriff's Office. Applications must be complete, signed, and dated. Incomplete applications may be rejected.  Communications Officer applicants who fail the multitasking data entry test may test again in 30 days, if no other disqualifying aspects exist.  Rejected applicants may reapply for consideration in six months; however those applicants who are disqualified for reasons which assure another rejection will not be reconsidered.

Applications, resumes, letters of reference, or other materials submitted with applications as additional information, become property of the Columbia County Sheriff's Office, and cannot be returned. The information provided on the application is subject to public disclosure under the Georgia Open Records Act.

For sworn/certified positions, an applicant must meet the appearance standard as set forth by the Sheriff.  The applicant will be notified by the Human Resources Specialist if the application is rejected for not meeting necessary qualifications to continue in the application process, including reason(s) for the rejection and re-application procedures.

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is "An Equal Opportunity Employer."

Download & Print Application Form under the job description below.
CCSO Recruitment and Selection Process

CCSO Benefits

View other job opportunities with Columbia County.


We accept applications for the positions listed below throughout the year and will keep them on file for two years from the date of receipt. 

Click on the link to view the job description for the position for which you are interested.
Patrol Deputy (Sworn)

Deputy Jailer (Sworn)
Bailiff Deputy - Part Time(Sworn)
Communications Officer
Records Clerk III
Clerk IV Courthouse
School Crossing Guard

 For any further questions, please feel free to contact the Human Resource Specialist at (706) 541-3937 or send an email to


Free viewers are required for some of the attached documents.
They can be downloaded by clicking on the icons below.

Acrobat Reader Flash Player QuickTime Windows Media Player Microsoft Silverlight Word Viewer Excel Viewer PowerPoint Viewer