While the Sheriff's Office is free to hire it's own employees, the employment process starts with filling out an application at the Clayton County Human Resources Office (120 Smith Street, Jonesboro, GA 30236).  All vacant positions are posted and maintained by Human Resources. If the position is not posted, it is not open. Additionally, information and applications can be found and submitted online here.

For a complete listing of currently open positions, please visit the Clayton County Human Resources Current Employment Opportunities page here.


Job Descriptions - Sworn

Sheriff's Correctional Officer

Sheriff's Correctional Sergeant

Sheriff's Correctional Lieutenant

Sheriff's Deputy I

Sheriff's Deputy II

Sheriff's Deputy III

Sheriff's Investigator

Sheriff's Sergeant

Sheriff's Lieutenant

Sheriff's Captain

Sheriff's Major

Sheriff's Chief Deputy


Job Descriptions - Civilian

Sheriff's Service Clerk

Accounting Technician

Legal Advisor



The Sheriff's Office has recieved several complaints in reference to an online company (PoliceQuiz.com, part of CareerQuiz.com) that appears to be operating alongside the Clayton County Sheriff's Office to prepare people to take the Civil Service Test that is part of the hiring process. The Clayton County Sheriff's Office DOES NOT have any association with this company.  The Clayton County Sheriff's Offices DOES NOT release the Civil Service Test to other organizations.  Any use of this service is between the user and the company.  The Clayton County Sheriff's Office can not endorse or recommend any assistance from this company.