Would you like to work at the Houston County Sheriff's Office?

All candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a citizen of the United States.
  • Be a high school graduate or possess GED equivalence.
  • Not have been convicted of or pleaded guilty to or entered a pleas of nolo contendere to any felony charge or to any violation of any federal or state laws or city ordinances relatiing to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor, or controlled substance.
  • Not have been released or discharged under any other than honorable conditions from any of the armed forces of the United States.
  • Have such person's fingerprints on file with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
  • Have passed a physical examination by a licensed physician.
  • Have good moral character as determined by a thorough investigation conducted by the Houston County Sheriff's Office.
  • Be free from any disorder described in the current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders of the American Psychiatric Association that would, in the professional judgment of the examiner, impair the subject's ability to perform any essential function of the job or would cause the subject to pose a direct threat to public safety. An Applicant must be certified as meeting these criteria by a Tennessee licensed health care provider qualified in the psychiatric or psychological fields.
  • Must be available to work assigned shift.
  • Must be available to travel as required.

Corrections Officer candidates must be at least 18 years old.  Deputy Sheriff candidates must be at least 21 years old.  If you meet the requirments for employment you may print and complete an application and return it to the Houston County Sheriff's Office located at 3330 Hwy 149 Erin, TN 37061. You may also email the application to the Sheriff's Office at Sheriff@hcsotn.org


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