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Employer: Johnson County
Division: Sheriff's Office
Job Title: Deputy Sheriff
Salary: $21.50 Hourly


Job Description:

DEPUTY – Johnson County Sheriff’s Office

It is necessary for you to complete our separate online application for consideration.  Please visit: http://www.jocogov.org/dept/human-resources/career-opportunities/career-information for addition instructions.

A career with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is more than just a job, it is an opportunity to serve a diverse and expanding community in meaningful ways.  Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is a progressive and dynamic law enforcement agency, leading the way in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area.  By utilizing the highest level of ethics, honor, integrity and commitment – and in partnership with the community – the men and women of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office are committed to providing our community with the highest level of professional law enforcement services.  If you’re searching for something more than just a job, then consider the challenge and opportunity of joining the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office! As the fastest growing law enforcement agency in Johnson County, the Sheriff’s Office offers a full range of public safety duties, with numerous career development opportunities for professional growth and advancement. These include, but are not limited to:  Patrol, Investigations, C.S.I., Court Security, Detention, Warrants, Civil, Communications, Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team (SERT), Tag Registration, School Resource Officer, K-9, Support Services, and many more.  The Sheriff’s Office operates out of multiple locations throughout Johnson County, including the Johnson County Courthouse, Crime Laboratory, Communications Center, Training Center, Operations Center, Justice Annex, and two Detention Centers.

Johnson County offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation and sick leave, short-term disability, Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KP&F), 457(b) deferred compensation, 401(a) supplemental retirement, wellness programs, and flexible spending accounts.

Position Summary:

The Deputy Sheriff is responsible for the prevention or detection of crime and the enforcement of criminal or traffic laws of the State of Kansas or any municipality thereof through means of effective communication, concise and factual written reports and testimony in administrative and judicial proceedings.  Hourly rate of pay starts at $21.50, and may vary depending on qualifications.

Position Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years old at the time of appointment
  • Must not have had a felony conviction or its equivalent under the Uniform Code of Military Justice
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED certificate
  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Valid Driver’s License with an acceptable record
  • For more detailed requirements, visit Minimum Requirements

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Vacancy Number: SHR04122017

Open Date: 4/12/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: