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Newton County Government participates in the federal work authorization program to verify employment eligibility of all newly hired employees (E-Verify). 

User Identification Number: 106134
Date of Authorization: March 6, 2008 

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Contact Information
1113 Usher Street
Suite 203
Covington, GA 30014
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Ph: 678-625-1212
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Current Openings:

Detention Officer

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$13.47 Hourly
  • Posted Date:04/27/2015

 

PLEASE READ COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION AND REQUIREMENTS
NEWTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

POSITION SUMMARY: Processes individuals into the detention facility upon arrest;
provides safety, security and care to the prisoners while in custody; provides safety and
security to the citizens visiting the facility.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent; possession of a valid
driver’s license in state of residency; and the ability to obtain basic Detention Officer
Certification within 6 months. POST Certification is preferred but not required.

WORK CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: Duties are performed in the
Detention Division. The employee is regularly exposed to potentially dangerous individuals
as well as air and blood borne pathogens.

 


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