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Job Opportunities

The White County Sheriff's Dept offers the following employment opportunities:


Deputy Jailer

This position is responsible for the secure and humane incarceration of detainee's awaiting trial or transfer to another jurisdiction.  This position deals with persons that could be charged with a wide variety of criminal charges such as failing to pay a traffic citation to the extreme of being charged with Homicide. This position often has to deal with individuals that are under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.  A Jailer is considered to be an entry level position into a career in Law Enforcement.


Deputy Sheriff

Sheriff's deputies are trained law enforcement officers that work strictly at the county level for the elected Sheriff. As a general rule, they patrol the geographic region that is unincorporated by nearby cities in that county or cities that have no municapal police coverage. They also investigate all crimes that occur in these areas such as thefts, rapes and murders. Patrol deputies respond to a variety of calls including: burglaries, domestic calls, vehicle accidents. As sworn officers of the law, sheriff's deputies are also charged with enforceing traffic laws and making arrests.

Interested persons should download and fill out the employment application and submit it to the Sheriffs Dept in person, by fax or by mail.

You MUST submit these articles when turning in your application.

  • Valid Ark Drivers License
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Birth Certificate or Certificate of Naturalization
  • Social Security Administration Number (SSA Card)
  • Military Separation -DD214 (If applicable)



Must live within 30 minuites of White County line

Jailer must be 18 years of age

  • Deputy must be 21 years of age
  • Background history will be checked for:
  •     Driving Record
  •     Drug Use
  •     Theft
  •     Criminal History
  •     Past Employment