Join Our Team

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • U.S. Citizen
  • 21 years of age
  • Valid Driver's License
  • No FELONY convictions

Hiring Process

  • Application
  • Screening Interview
  • Physical Fitness Test
  • Polygraph
  • Psychological Exam
  • Drug Screen
  • Background Investigation
  • Final Interview

Divisions and Opportunities

  • Detention Officer
  • Uniform Patrol
  • Civil/Court Services
  • Criminal Investigations
  • School Resource Officer
  • SWAT
  • Drug Task Force

Required Documentation

  • Valid drivers license
  • Copy of high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Copy of birth certificate or citizenship paperwork
  • Completed Application
  • Military DD214 (If applicable)


We are currently looking for dedicated individuals interested in making a difference in the community.

The White County Sheriff's Office is currently taking applications for the position of Detention Officer.

Applications may be printed from the link below, or picked up from the White County Sheriff's Office. Unfortunately, we are currently unable to take online applications. Please contact us with any questions at 706-865-5177.

Please return all applications and necessary documentation to the White County Sheriff's Office at 1210 Hulsey Road, Cleveland, GA 30528.

Want to apply with the White County Sheriff's Office?

White County Sheriff's Office Employment Application.pdf

White County Sheriff's Office employees can take part in offered benefits such as comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, 401K with % match, pay incentives for Education, Expirence, and Advanced Training, paid vacation time and holiday pay, County paid POAB, and more.