We Want You!

Are you looking for a new and exciting career which offers growth and requires commitment & determination? 

Do you wish to make a difference in your community and be part of a team? 

If you have answered yes to these questions... then we want you on our team! 

To Apply

The first step in toward you new career is to submit your online application to Floyd County Human Resources by clicking one of the following links: 

Certified Peace Officer Application (Previously Certified): 

Jail Officer Application (Non-Certified): 

Once you have submitted your application you will need to email the Professional Development Division,, copies of the following documents.

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Driver's License
  • Social Security Card
  • Birth Certificate
  • DD-214 (If military)
  • Marriage License (if applicable)


The sooner you provide this documentation, the sooner we will be able to process your application.

Please note that if any of the following apply to you, you are NOT eligible for employment with the Floyd County Sheriff's Office:

  • Have been convicted of any Family Violence Offense
  • Have been convicted of any Felony Offense
  • Are currently under a POST investigation
  • Have used Marijuana within the last 3 years
  • Have used any illegal drugs in the past 7 years
  • Have any pending criminal charges



Hiring Process Simplified


Step One: Submit your application & Documents

Submit your application by visiting the following site: 

Once you have done this submit the above listed documentation to

Step Two: Attend your Interview

A member of Professional Development will contact you with a date and time to be at the Floyd County Sheriff's Office for you interview. Come dressed to impress in business attire which is laundered and pressed. If you don't have anything appropriate for an interview we suggest you contact your local goodwill who can usually assist with putting an outfit together.  

*Be Prepared to spend a couple of hours at the Sheriff's Office as you will have paperwork which MUST be completed before you leave. *

Step Three: Polygraph

Upon earning the minimum score during the interview process, you will be moved forward to undergo a polygraph test. Our administrator will contact you at the number you provide to set this testing up. Should you fail to answer his call and/or return his message, you will be eliminated from the hiring process. 

Step Four: Psychological

Upon your successful completion of the polygraph, you will be contacted and given a date and time to complete your psychological examination.  This is done early in the mornings and you should be prepared to spend a minimum of one hour. 

Step Five: Report For Duty

Once you have successfully completed all four steps in the hiring process, we will give you a date to report for duty. Here you go through training to prepare you for your new assignment as a jail officer. 

Step Six: Share The Big News!

Share your accomplishment with your family and friends and prepare for your new career!

jail Officer (non- certified POSITION)

Job Description


JOB SUMMARY: The purpose of this position is to provide and maintain security, safety, care and control of inmates, detention facility, and facility equipment.


• All tasks as directed by the Sheriff, enforces all rules and regulations of the Jail; maintain safety and security of the general public, facility staff, and inmates.

• Takes custody of new arrivals, escorts inmates to various parts of the jail facility; conducts GCIC/NCIC check on arrestee, enters data in and retrieves intelligence information from the computer system.

• Position requires work on various shifts, weekends, and/or holidays as deemed necessary.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or G.E.D. and must possess a valid Georgia Motor Vehicle Operators License, must be at least 18 years of age, no state or federal convictions punishable by imprisonment in federal or state prisons, no misdemeanor convictions sufficient to establish a pattern of disregard for the law. Must have no convictions of Family Violence Crimes. Must attain and maintain P.O.S.T. Basic Jail Officer Certification within six months of appointment.

BENEFITS: Health/Major Medical, Retirement, Paid Sick,
Dental, Paid Holidays, Incentive Pay, Longevity Pay,
Long Term Disability, Paid Vacation-Annually & Wellness