Application Requirements

Thank you for your interest in applying at the Murray County Sheriff's Department. To be considered for employment, applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Possess a high school diploma or its equivalent
  • Be of good moral character
  • Take and pass an entry-level written examination
    • This examination is waived if the applicant has a degree from an accredited college or university
    • All educational diplomas and degrees must be recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
  • Complete the employment application in their own handwriting
  • Include the necessary accompanying documents

How to Apply

All applications are to be turned in to the Murray County Sheriff's Department, located at 810 ½ G.I. Maddox Parkway. A staff member will contact qualified applicants regarding dates for testing and/or interviews by phone. Applications are good for one year from date of submission.