Cherokee Sheriff’s Office Career Center

Join Our Team

Are you looking for an Exciting, Rewarding and Professional Career?  The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office is actively recruiting for Detention Officer’s.  For more specific information about salary, benefits or specific job openings, please check out our Recruitment Video and Employment Page.

If you are ready to make a decision, apply online today!

Any questions about a career with the Sheriff’s Office can be answered by our recruiter.  You can contact our recruiter directly via phone at 470-533-9552 or by filling out the form below.




Recruitment Video 1

Recruitment Video 2

Hiring Process

Salary & Benefits


Take-home vehicle program

Bilingual pay: $1,000 (Spanish-speaking)

Education Incentive: $1,000 for Associates Degree, $2,000 for Bachelors Degree, and $4,000 for Masters Degree

Discounted tuition at Reinhardt University

Jail School completion: $1,000

Access to 24-hour fitness center

Competitive Salary

Up to $60,000!

Excellent Retirement

Defined Benefit (GEBCorp): 6% of pay matched by County age + years of service = 70 for defined monthly benefit

457 Deferred Compensation (Voya)- Optional

Incredible Benefits

Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance Plans (Family and Individual)

Paid Vacation, Sick Time, and 12 Paid Holidays

Contact the Recruiter

Recruitment Question

Deputy Hicks
Phone: 470-533-9552
Direct E-mail