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Q: Will you verify that you received my application?
Due to the large number of applications we receive, we will respond directly to your application if it matches
a current job posting and if you are selected to move forward in the recruitment process.

Q: What happens to my application once submitted?
Your application materials are subject to a screening process conducted by Personnel. Should you be
chosen for an interview, you will be contacted directly.

Q: May I fax or email the application packet to your department?
Currently, we do not accept application via fax or email. You may deliver your application in person or mail it
to our office.

Q: Is there a deadline for submitting my application?
Your application must be received in Human Resources or NCSO Personnel by the closing date indicated
for a position.

Q: When will I be contacted regarding the status of my application?
You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview.

Q: Do I have to fill out the entire application or can I just attach a resume?
To be considered for a position, you must complete a Newton County Sheriff’s Office Employment
Application (30 pgs). Incomplete applications and/or application with missing documentation will not be considered. A resume will be accepted only as a supplement to your application.

Only materials that identify a specific, currently vacant position by title will be accepted. Unsolicited resumes, or materials requesting general consideration for any position, will not be considered or retained.
Applications previously submitted are not automatically matched with new vacant positions. Applicants must request consideration for each vacant position.

Q: With whom do I speak about qualifying for a position?
You may contact Personnel at


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