Hiring Process

Clay County Sheriff's Office Hiring Process

An applicant must complete several steps before a conditional offer of employment is made:

  • Application
  • Initial interview
  • Oral board
  • Background investigation
  • Pre-employment drug screen and fingerprints
  • Computer Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA)
  • Psychiatrist evaluation¬†

A thorough background investigation is completed for each candidate who passes through an oral board interview. The background investigation consists of, but is not limited to, contacting current and past employers, personal references, neighborhood canvass, and criminal history.

The timeline of the hiring process varies for each position. If you have a question about your status during the hiring process please contact the Human Resources team at [email protected]

The Clay County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital, veteran status, or other protected status.