Why do I need to make an appointment to drop off my application?
When turning in your application we require examination of your original documents to include birth certificate, high school diploma/GED, etc. This takes time and allows us to give our undivided attention while processing the application and documents.
How long does the hiring process take?
The average time frame is 30-90 days.
How far back into my life do you investigate for a Background Investigator?
Arrests/Court activity - Lifetime
Work History - age 18 & up
Driving - Lifetime
How long is the Corrections or Law Enforcement Academy?
Corrections - approx 4 months
Law Enforcement - approx 6 months
If hired, how are pay raises issued?
Budget proposals for salary increases are submitted to the Board of County Commissioners each October. The Board of County Commissioners approves or denies salary raises.
Do you hire lateral from another state or agency for certified positions?
Generally no, most new hires begin at the minimum level.
When is the Human Resources office closed?
Saturday and Sunday and most holidays to include:
- New Year's Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving & the day after
- Christmas Day
What hours is the Human Resources office open?
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm