Are you seeking an opportunity for professional growth and development within the law enforcement community? You can have a rewarding, fulfilling and long-term career with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office.

As an employee, you will have access to many valuable benefits, such as group insurance protection covering major medical, dental and eye care; 15 days paid vacation; 13 days paid sick leave; a pension plan; and, deferred compensation. Uniforms and equipment are furnished.

What’s your part? To be hired, you must have good moral character and meet our qualifications.  You will begin at the minimum salary specified for the position. After receiving an offer of employment, you must successfully complete a physical examination.


It is the policy of the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, Vietnam Era status or disability status. This policy covers all phases of employment. 

We are hiring!

Interested in joining our team? Let’s get started!

  • Click on one of these positions for a job description, minimum requirements, salary information and current openings:
  • The next step: complete a pre-application. This initiates our assessment of your potential for employment in a currently available position.  Click on the PRE-APPLICATION FORM to complete and submit a pre-application.
  • If you have any questions about opportunities at the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office or the application process, call our Training, Background & Recruitment Division at 404-298-8285.

It is the policy of the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office that all individuals who are accepted for employment will be hired as “at will” employees and serve at the pleasure of the sheriff, who exercises sole discretion with respect to all hiring, continuations of employment, and terminations. The sheriff may terminate employment of any employee at any time with or without cause.