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Deputy Sheriff, Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Position Summary:
The Sheriff’s Deputy performs law enforcement work in the protection of life and property.  Work involves patrolling County areas, enforcing the law, securing compliance with traffic regulations and making preliminary investigations at the scene of a crime or a traffic accident.  Work involves an element of personal danger.  The Sheriff’s Deputy must be able to act without direct supervision and to exercise independent discretion in meeting emergencies.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Sheriff who reviews work methods and results through reports, inspections and instructions.

Additional Information:
High School Diploma or GED required.  Must possess or be able to obtain Kansas Law Enforcement Certification within one year of employment.  Must be 21 years of age.  Valid class C Kansas driver’s license required.  Ability to establish and maintain effective and efficient working relationships with other employees, officials and the public required.
Some experience in law enforcement desired.  College level courses or Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related field desired.  Must meet annual Kansas State requirements for law enforcement certification.  Any combination of job related experience and/or training which would produce the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Employee is expected to have acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to perform at an acceptable level within six months of being awarded the position.

Franklin County conducts background checks and
drug screening on all potential candidates.

Anyone with a disability who needs a reasonable accommodation related to a selection process is requested to contact the Human Resources Department at 785-229-3444 at least two days prior to the scheduled test or interview.
Duties listed on the job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types to work performed.  Omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.  The attached job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change as the County’s needs and requirements of the job change.
The State of Kansas and Franklin County are At-Will Employment jurisdictions. The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applicants and/or employees with a disability as defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act may request accommodation to perform the position’s functions.  Requests should be directed to the Human Resources Director.

Franklin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  $16.51 per hour


•Possess valid driver’s license;
•Possess or be able to obtain Kansas Law Enforcement Certification within one year of employment;
•Must meet annual Kansas State requirements for law enforcement certification.

•High School Diploma or GED;
•or one year to two years related experience and/or training;
•or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Apply on-line at www.HRePartners.com

CLOSING DATE:  03/31/2018