Employment Opportunities

The Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office welcomes those who want to begin a career in law enforcement, as well as those who want to take their career to the next level. The Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office offers opportunities for those desiring to work in a modern, technology-advanced detention center; securing and protecting the courts and courtroom personnel; investigating crime; apprehending criminals and fugitives; serving civil process; working with community youth; or many other exciting career paths.

Along with competitive salary packages, we also offer outstanding benefits, such as:

  • Retirement;
  • Medical/Life/Dental/Vision Insurance for employees and their covered dependents;
  • Up to 5 weeks paid vacation per year;
  • 9 paid holidays per year;
  • 12 days paid sick leave per year, which can accrue without limit;
  • Participation in a sick leave bank, which can pay up to 12 weeks after the employee’s leave-time is exhausted;
  • FREE medical visits for employees and their covered dependents at County Clinic;
  • FREE generic medications for employees and their covered dependents at County Clinic;
  • FREE brand-name medications available through Script Sourcing for employees and their covered dependents;
  • FREE on-site gym;
  • ONLY $25 for diagnostic testing, such as x-rays, CT scans, MRI’s, and bone scans for employees and their covered dependents;
  • FREE non-emergency surgical procedures for employees and their covered dependents;
  • FREE hot meals in Staff Dining.

We have openings available now. If you are interested, Click Here to complete an employment application.

Thank you for considering employment with the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office!


Dougherty County Sheriff's Office | Judicial Building | 225 Pine Avenue | Albany, Georgia 31701 | 229.431.3259