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Deputy Sheriff, Jewell County Sheriff's Office

The Jewell County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications to fill a full time Deputy position.  Jewell County is a small county with a population of around 3000 located in North Central Kansas. 

Applicant should be capable of working independently and have strong decision making skills. This position requires working various shifts, holidays and weekends.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  Depends on experience.

Benefits include KPERS, 9 paid holidays a year, family health insurance, overtime pay and a take home patrol car. Uniforms and gear will also be provided.


To apply you must:

  1. be a United States citizen;
  2. have no felony convictions of any kind; and no conviction of certain misdemeanors, including domestic violence;
  3. be a high school graduate, or the equivalent thereof;
  4. be of good moral character;
  5. pass psychological testing;
  6. be free of any physical or mental condition which adversely affects the ability to perform the essential functions of a law enforcement officer;
  7. be at least 21 years of age.

A full time law enforcement certification is preferred but not required. We will train the right candidate. Applicant must be able to pass a background check and must live in Jewell County or become a resident of Jewell County within 60 days.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:  Stop by the Jewell County Sheriff's Office at 307 N. Commercial St. in Mankato, KS

CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled