Employment Opportunities

Current Openings

Not Accepting Reserve Deputy Applications At This Time

Currently Accepting Applications for Detention Officer


To apply for a position, pick up an application in person from the Sheriff’s Office in Jonesborough, or download it below. Turn in the completed application packet at the Sheriff's Office, completely filled out with all supporting documentation..

All applications are kept on file for a period of six months. All  applicants must be 18 or older for civilian positions and at least 21 for sworn or detention positions. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, pass a thorough background check, and complete a medical examination and a psychological evaluation. All applicants that have previous military experience must have been honorably discharged.

After an interview, applicants tour the Detention Center, where newly hired personnel start their careers. This is a challenging position that provides invaluable experience in a team environment.

If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference and be part of a noble profession, contact us today!

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is an equal opportunity employer.

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!!! NOTICE !!!
When returning your completed application to the Sheriff's Office, be sure to have all appropriate areas notarized, and include a copy of the following:

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