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Employer: Pottawatomie County
Job Title: Jailer Recruit
Salary: $14.99 Hourly

Job Description:

JAILER (full-time)

Starting Rate: $14.99/hr plus excellent benefits (health insurance, paid time off, KPERS, & more)

Position Responsibilities: Participates in the day-to-day operations of the Pottawatomie County Jail in order to assure the welfare of inmates. Responsibilities include booking & releasing offenders, maintaining security of the facility, and escorting offenders. Additional responsibilities include supervising work release programs, dispense medications, effectively manage volatile and violent offenders, and complete a number of clerical duties.

Special Requirements: Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Applicants must not have a felony conviction or dishonorably discharged from any branch of the military, or have a background that shows disrespect for the law enforcement profession. Applicants must also successfully pass a physical agility, written and physiological exam, and possess strong communications skills, integrity, morality and enthusiasm. Previous experience strongly preferred.

Closing date:   Open until filled.

If you are interested in working for one of the fastest growing counties in Kansas, you can learn more by contacting the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office (ask for Shenan) at 785-457-3353; or scline@ptsheriff.com. EOE

SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES FOR UNIFORMED (Law Enforcement/Jailer) POSITIONS:  Qualified applicants are required to participate in written and physical assessments prior to the oral interview process.  Applicants that are unable to pass either/both tests three times are considered unqualified applicants for a period of one year following the last unsuccessful test.  Interested parties may reapply after the waiting period expires.

For information about benefits, or employment with the County please contact Human Resources at 785-457-1432, PO Box 348, Westmoreland KS 66549; or cmalchose@pottcounty.org.

Drug Free Workplace - Pottawatomie County is committed to a Drug-Free Workplace. By submitting my application I understand the County requires the successful completion of a post-offer pre-employment drug test as a condition of employment. This position also requires additional testing, which may include written, verbal, or physical assessments.

Completion of an employment application does not constitute an offer of employment nor is a completed application considered a contract of employment. Employment with Pottawatomie County is considered to be “at-will”. Submission of an application does not establish an obligation for Pottawatomie County to offer employment. Additionally, any misrepresentation or omission of information on the employment application may result in the rejection of the application or in dismissal from employ.  Applicants must be at least 18-years of age to apply for County positions, and 21-years of age for Deputy positions

Vacancy Number: PT2019-33

Open Date: 10/8/2019 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: