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The Baldwin County Sheriff's Office
Recruitment Information:

Baldwin County is Beautiful and Special, but what’s even more exciting is being a part of the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office. Come Join Us!  

Employment Frequently Asked Questions:

Baldwin County Sheriff's Office
Employment, Benefits, and Recruitment

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office. The Baldwin County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, or disability. Baldwin County is a wonderful place to live, work, raise a family, and relax. As part of our Sheriff’s Office Family, you will enjoy many opportunities for a fulfilling career. It is our hope that the website will answer questions you have regarding employment with the Sheriff’s Office. 

Please click on the job posting link below to view open positions and apply. Before completing your online application, it is very important that you read all the information on the job posting page to ensure you complete the application according to our requirements and to prevent your application from being disqualified because it is incomplete.

  • Job Postings  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/baldwincountyal

    Job application kiosks are available in the Bay Minette Personnel Office, Bay Minette Support Services Building, Fairhope Courthouse, Foley Courthouse and Robertsdale Central Annex I. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, except for major holidays. 

  • Benefits – BCSO 2023 Benefit Guide


    Benefits for all full-time employees include:

    • Health Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Long Term Disability
    • Retirement (Under the Retirement Systems of Alabama)
    • Free Wellness Clinics (for those enrolled in the health plan)
    • 12 Paid Holidays
    • 24 Hours of Personal Leave Per Year
    • Paid Sick and Annual Leave
    • Longevity Pay (for those with five or more years of consecutive service)

Additional Benefits for sworn deputy sheriffs include:

• a take home patrol vehicle with lap top computer
• uniforms and leather
• subsistence
• paid academy training
• weapons and safety equipment 

  • Deputy Testing Schedule –As of October 1, 2017, all Deputy Sheriff candidates must possess a valid High School or GED and must pass the Basic Abilities Test (BAT) before hire. The BAT test can be scheduled at a participating Alabama Community College. Locally, the test is offered at Coastal Community; please contact them at 251-580-2100.  If you need to schedule the test at another location, the complete list of Alabama Community Colleges is available here. The candidate is responsible for scheduling the test, as well as, the $45 testing fee. 

    certified candidates or candidates possessing an Associate's degree or higher from a college or university accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), or an equivalent accreditation system, do not have to take the BAT test. 
  •  Corrections Testing Schedule: Please continue to check our website for future application submission deadlines.


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