Applicant FAQ

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  • Will you verify that you received my application?

    Due to the large number of applications we receive, we will respond directly to your application if it matches a current job posting and if you are selected to move forward in the recruitment process.

  • What happens to my application once submitted?

    Your application materials are subject to a screening process conducted by Human Resources and/or the hiring department. Should you be chosen for an interview, you will be contacted directly.
  • May I fax or email the application packet to your department?

    Currently, we do not accept application via fax or email.  You may deliver your application in person or mail it to our office.

  • Is there a deadline for submitting my application?

    Your application must be received in Human Resources by the closing date indicated for a position.
  • When will I be contacted regarding the status of my application?

    You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview.

  • Do I have to fill out the entire application or can I just attach a resume?

    To be considered for a position, you must complete a Newton County Employment Application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. A resume will be accepted only as a supplement to your application.

    Only materials that identify a specific, currently vacant position by title will be accepted. Unsolicited resumes, or materials requesting general consideration for any position, will not be considered or retained. Applications previously submitted are not automatically matched with new vacant positions. Applicants must request consideration for each vacant position.

  • With whom do I speak about qualifying for a position?

    If you are applying for any position, with the exception of vacancies within the Sheriff's Office, you may contact Human Resources at hr@co.newton.ga.us

    If you are interested in a position with the Sheriff's Office, contact their Recruiting Division at 678-625-1436.

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