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Jail Administrator, Cowley County Sheriff's Office

The Cowley County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Jail Administrator.  The Jail Administrator, under the direction of the Undersheriff and Sheriff, plans, organizes and performs duties related to the daily operation of the Cowley County Jail.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  This is an Administrative Exempt position with a salary range of approximately $43,000 to $46,000 annually, depending on Qualifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license with the ability to be on call 24 hours a day.  Thorough knowledge of the laws and statues of the State of Kansas; along with all principles and practices of detention management.  Knowledge of the principles and techniques of photography and finger-printing.  Ability to apply and train others in regulations regarding jails and confinement of prisoners and of the principles, techniques and practices involved in prisoner care and maintenance.  Remain calm in stressful situations and to apply logical thinking in determining a proper course of action in a minimum amount of time.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with and interact with supervisors, prisoners, other law enforcement agencies, and the public.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:  The applicant will need to complete an application by either going to cowleycounty.org or coming to the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office at 911 Fuller, Winfield, Kansas.  The applicant will be able to pass a polygraph examination, psychological testing, background interview, physical and drug screen.  Successful applicants will then be scheduled to meet with the Sheriff and his designee for an interview.

CLOSING DATE: 11/01/2018