Applicant Processing

DIsqualifiers and prerequisites:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Be of good moral character
  • Must posses a valid Georgia Driver’s License
  • Must posses a high school diploma from a SACS accredited school or a GED
  • No felony convictions
  • No misdemeanor convictions enough to establish a pattern of disregard for the law
  • No Family Violence Arrests
  • Cannot Currently be on Probation
  • No Excessive Citations
  • No marijuana drug use in the last 2 years
  • No elicit drug use in the last 5 years
  • Good POST Standing with no pending POST investigation

 Applicant Process:

  • Physical Fitness Assessment
  • Oral Interview
  • Conditional Offer of Employment
  • Written Exam (not applicable for POST Certified Peace Officers)
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Psychological Examination
  • Medical and Drug Screening
  • Thorough Background Investigation
  • Final Offer of Employment

Application for Employment

Paulding County Applicant Information

It is RECOMMENDED that you complete the fillable application, then print the form and return to the Human Resource Department.  Please remember that the application must be notarized; DO NOT sign it prior to dropping it off at Human Resources.