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Deputy Sheriff/Patrol Sergeant, Barber County Sheriff's Office

Barber County Sheriff's Office in Medicine Lodge, KS is accepting applications for the full-time position of patrol sergeant.  The Patrol Deputy/Sergeant performs a variety of routine and complex law enforcement duties in the administration of the Sheriff's Office.  Must be able to work in close concert with the Barber County Attorney, Medicine Lodge Police Department and Kiowa Police Department.  This employee must  have excellent communications, leadership ability, problem solving, organizational, reasoning and public relations skills.

 

Patrol duties include enforcing traffic laws, investigation of crimes and accidents, and providing public assistance. Barber County Sheriff Deputies are required to exercise initiative and discretion while handling emergency situations. Barber County Sheriff Deputies are required to work 12 hour shifts (can vary), holidays, weekends and special events as assigned. The Barber County Sheriff's Office wants individuals with the ability to enforce all federal, state, and local laws in a fair and just manner.  This work involves an element of personal danger and threat of life.

   

The ideal deputy will have demonstrated leadership experience, tactical competence and proven work ethic. Kansas Full-time certified is preferred.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY: Salary range for the Sergeant position is $16.00 - $20.00 per hour depending on qualifications. The position reports to the Undersheriff. County benefit package consists of health, retirement, life insurance, vacation, holidays, sick leave and take home car. Job requires living in Barber County prior to first day of employment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

The ideal deputy/Sergeant will have demonstrated leadership experience, tactical competence and proven work ethic. Kansas Full-time certified is required.

  

The successful applicant must complete a background check, psychological evaluation, medical exam, drug screen and pass the interview process.

 

Work experience should include a minimum of three (3) years as a certified peace officer with a minimum of one (1) year supervisory experience.

 

Possession of, or ability to obtain appropriate certification as a police officer in the State of Kansas is required. The successful applicant must complete a background check, psychological evaluation, medical exam, drug screen and pass the interview process.  There will also be a written exam for the Sergeant position.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION: 

Interested applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume, salary history, and three (3) professional references to Undersheriff Dusty Brewer. Email dbrewer@barber.ks.gov  PDF format is preferred.

 

For questions related to the job posting or to view a full job description, contact Undersheriff Brewer at dbrewer@barber.ks.gov or (620) 886-5678. EOE

CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled