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Forsyth County Sheriff's Office 
Sheriff Ron H. Freeman
100 East Courthouse Square Cumming, GA 30040

www.forsythsheriff.org  |  Sheriff’s Office: 770.781.2222  |  Dispatch 770.781.3087

Forsyth County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. 

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COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office offers competitive compensation and benefits package.

COMPETITIVE SALARIES

WITH THESE STARTING PAYS:

DEPUTY FIRST CLASS / SRO

$46,233

GEORGIA MANDATED DEPUTY II

$44,791

Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans

Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, & Holidays

401K Provided & Matched Based on Tenure

Uniforms & Equipment Provided

Take Home Vehicle Program

Tuition Reimbursement

Peace Officers Annuity and Benefit dues paid

DEPUTY SHERIFF I

$41,906

FULL-TIME BENEFITS PROVIDED BY FORSYTH COUNTY

Personal Leave Accrual
 
Personal leave shall be accrued as follows:
 
   0 – 1 Year  :    12 days per year - 3.68 hours per pay period
   1 - 4 Years :    20 days per year - 6.16 hours per pay period
   5 - 14 Years :  25 days per year - 7.70 hours per pay period
   15+ Years :     30 days per year - 9.24 hours per pay period
 

Observed Holidays:
 
New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving (2), and Christmas (2).
 

Medical Insurance:


The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners offers employees a choice of two medical plans offered by Aetna and a plan offered by Kaiser Permanente.
 

   Aetna Choice POS II - $2000 Individual Deductible (Basic Plan)

   Aetna Choice POS II - $1000 Individual Deductible (Plus Plan)

   Kaiser Permanente HMO- $0 Individual Deductible 

 
Dental Insurance:


The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners offers two dental plans from Guardian Dental:
 

   Base $1,000 Plan

   Buy-Up $1,500 Plan

 
Vision Insurance:


The vision plan offered by Forsyth County Board of Commissioners is administered by EyeMed and will offer office visit copays for exams, as well as copays for lenses, frames, and contacts.
 

Basic Life & AD&D Insurance:


The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners recognizes the importance of basic life insurance for all of its employees. The Board provides term life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) protection for each full-time employee. This is a County-paid benefit. 
 
Disability Insurance – Short Term and Long Term
100% paid by Forsyth County.  Eligibility begins date of hire.
 
Short Term Disability – 60% of weekly earnings to a maximum of $1,000.00 a week.  Eligibility begins 14 days after an accident or sickness and has a benefit period of 24 weeks.
 
Long Term Disability – 60% of monthly earnings to a maximum of $5,000.00 a month.  Eligibility begins at 26 weeks to coordinate with the end of Short Term benefits and continues 24 months (Own Occupation). 
 
Additional Life Insurance and AD&D:

   
Rates vary based on amount of coverage selected.  Additional life insurance may be purchased for employee, spouse, and children.
 

Retirement Plan (401K):   
 
Fully vested at five years of employment – 20% graduated vesting annually.  Eligible to begin contributions immediately upon hire.
 
6 mos to 3 yrs – County matches 100% of a max 5% of employee gross contributions
 
3 yrs to 10 yrs – County contributes 5% of base salary & County matches 100% of a max of 5% of gross employee contributions
 
Over 10 yrs – County contributes 5% base & County matches 100% of a max of 5% of gross employee contributions & County matches 50% of next 5% of gross employee contributions