COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office offers competitive compensation and benefits package.
WITH THESE STARTING PAYS:
DEPUTY FIRST CLASS / SRO
GEORGIA MANDATED DEPUTY II
Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans
Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, & Holidays
401K Provided & Matched Based on Tenure
Uniforms & Equipment Provided
Take Home Vehicle Program
Peace Officers Annuity and Benefit dues paid
DEPUTY SHERIFF I
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
New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving (2), and Christmas (2).
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
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners offers two dental plans from Guardian Dental:
Base $1,000 Plan
Buy-Up $1,500 Plan
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