Applicant Background Book


The Office of Professional Standards and Conduct will perform an extensive background investigation on applicants seeking employment with the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office using the information provided in this questionnaire. This background investigation helps ensure each applicant to the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office meets the qualifications, standards of integrity, and moral character required for the position under consideration.

Complete this questionnaire completely and accurately; incomplete questionnaires will not be accepted. All statements contained within this questionnaire are subject to truth verification. Any information found to be erroneous, whether intentional or not, may constitute ground for disqualification from the employment process.

Select yes or no to indicate the most correct answer. If a question does not apply, please place “N/A” in the space provided to indicate not applicable. You are not required to answer every question on the questionnaire; however, failure to do so will be a basis for disqualification from the selection process. If a question is not answered, it will be assumed that the applicant chose not to answer said question.

If you have any questions regarding this questionnaire, please contact our Executive Assistant Sandra Evans via email at sevans@dawsoncountysheriff.org or phone (706) 344-3535.

At the bottom of this application there is a link for “Save and Continue Later”. This will create a link for you to return and finish the application at a later date. This link will be valid for 30 days.

If you have not completed one of the above examinations or you cannot provide passing scores, the COMPASS examination can be taken at a local college or technical school of your choice at your own expense.

A copy of the following items must be submitted with your online application: