Employment Opportunities – Haywood County Sheriff’s Office

Employment Opportunities – Haywood County Sheriff’s Office

Employment Opportunities – Haywood County Sheriff’s Office

We are experiencing exciting times in Haywood County with Ford and Blue Oval City locating here.
Come be a part of growth and change in our community!

Correctional Officers
New Hire $33384
Corporal $35487
Sergeant $38505

Additional benefits:

  • Holiday Pay (12)
    Sick Pay
    Vacation Pay
    Longevity Pay
    Fully paid retirement
    College Incentive
    Dental/Health and Life Insurance
    Employee paid 457 Retirement
    Occasional bonus from County Government
    Furnished uniforms and all needed equipment
    Opportunities for advancement
    12-hour shifts with every other weekend off

Must be US citizen at least 18
High School/GED (additional training and education desired)
Must pass Civil Service Exam
Must pass Psychological Exam
Must pass Medical/Drug Screen Exam
Must pass oral interview

Sheriff’s Deputy – Civil Service
New Hire – Uncertified $38000 (Must obtain certification in one year).
Completed Certification $40500 (one year probation)
Top out/Certified lateral $44720

Additional benefits:

  • Holiday Pay (12)
    Sick Pay
    Vacation Pay
    Longevity Pay
    Fully paid retirement
    College Incentive
    Take Home Car
    Cell phone
    Dental/Medical/Life Insurance
    Employee paid 457 Retirement
    Furnished uniforms and all police equipment
    Occasional bonus from County Government
    12-hour shifts with every other weekend off

Must be US citizen and at least 21
High School/GED (additional training and education desired)
Must pass Civil Service Exam
Must pass Psychological Exam
Must pass Medical/Drug Screen Exam
Must pass Agility Exam
Must pass oral interview

Billy Garrett, Jr. has been serving Haywood County as Sheriff since November 2017.

Garrett grew up in Haywood County and graduated from Haywood High in 1975. He joined the Memphis Police department in 1978 as a jailer then graduated from the Memphis Police Academy in October 1979. He retired from MPD in 2010 with his last work assignment as Colonel of the Union Station. He worked as a Customer Relations Manager for Phelps Security in Memphis, for two years after his retirement. In 2012 he was employed by both the University Of Memphis Lambuth and the City of Memphis, as a campus police commander and as a police consultant for the Memphis Police Department for 5 years, leaving there and was appointed to Sheriff November 2017 to fill the unexpired term following Sheriff Melvin Bonds death, then elected in 2018 then re-elected in 2022.

He has been married for 45 years to his wife Vickie, they have one married daughter, Brittney, son in law Jonathan, and two grandchildren, Abby and Clayton.

The Sheriff owns two beloved Dachshunds, Bandit and Buckley.

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