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, Deputy Garcia.  You can contact her directly via phone at 470-533-9552 or by filling out the form below.




Recruitment Video

Hiring Process

Salary & Benefits

Competitive Salary

Deputy Sheriff: Uncertified | Starting at $17.09 = $38,208.10

Deputy Sheriff: Certified | Starting at $17.98 = $40,208.00

Excellent Retirement

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

457 Deferred Compensation (Mass Mutual)- Optional

Incredible Benefits

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

Educational Incentive

Paid Vacation, Sick Time and 12 Paid Holidays

Take Home Car Program

Salary and Benefits 2020 (PDF)

Contact the Recruiter

Recruitment Question

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