The Bibb County Sheriff's Office is making changes to its job requirements for those wanting to become a deputy sheriff and to expand the opportunity for more people to begin a career in law enforcement.

Interested people must now be at least 18 years old, whereas before they had to be at least 21 years old. Applicants looking for a career at the Bibb County Sheriff's Office must have a high school diploma, or a high school equivalency diploma (GED).

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The current salary for a Bibb County Sheriff's Office deputy sheriff begins at $36,192 – $57,762 with opportunities for overtime. A deputy sheriff may also take advantage of health insurance, benefits, and promotion opportunities within the agency.

If you are interested in applying for deputy sheriff position with the Bibb County Sheriff's Office, you can contact the recruiting section at 478-621-5605 or Macon-Bibb County Human Resources at 478-751-2720, or apply at

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