A career with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is more than just a job, it is an opportunity to serve a diverse and expanding community in meaningful ways. Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is a progressive and dynamic law enforcement agency, leading the way in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area. By utilizing the highest level of ethics, honor, integrity, and commitment – and in partnership with the community – the men and women of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office are committed to providing our community with the highest level of professional law enforcement services. If you’re searching for something more than just a job, then consider the challenge and opportunity of joining the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office! As the fastest growing law enforcement agency in Johnson County, the Sheriff’s Office offers a full range of public safety duties, with numerous career development opportunities for professional growth and advancement. These include, but are not limited to: Patrol, Investigations, C.S.I., Court Security, Detention, Warrants, Civil, Communications, Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team (SERT), Tag Registration, School Resource Officer, K-9, Support Services, and many more. The Sheriff’s Office operates out of multiple locations throughout Johnson County, including the Johnson County Courthouse, Crime Laboratory, Communications Center, Training Center, Operations Center, Justice Annex, and two Detention Centers.
Starting Salary: $47, 528
Laterals hires are paid for equivalent years of service.
Health Care-As a member of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, you have the option of participating in one of the Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance plans, as well as the dental and vision plans. Along with these plans, there is the option of life insurance and county provided short-term disability insurance.
Retirement-From your first day of employment, you will be participating in the Kansas Police & Fire retirement system. Your contribution amount in the system is 7.15% of your gross pay. You can find additional information at www.kpers.org.
Deferred Compensation Plans-Deferred Compensation, 457(b) is a voluntary retirement plan that offers a tax deferred option to fund your retirement. The plan consists of several different investment options. Along with this deferred compensation plan, Johnson County will set up a secondary deferred compensation plan, 401(a), where a matching contribution will be made.
Vacation and Holiday Leave-As members of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, vacation leave is earned at the rate of 4 hours per pay period, (24 pay periods). The rate earned increases with longevity, earning 7.25 hours per pay period (24 pay periods) starting year 20. You also receive Holiday Pay for working on holidays designated by Johnson County.
Sick Leave-You earn sick leave at the rate of 4 hours per pay period (24 pay periods). Your unused sick leave will accrue and at your retirement, a percentage of the unused sick leave will be paid to you, up to, but not exceeding the cap set by the county.
Education Assistance-To assist you in continuing your formal education, the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office offers Education Assistance, with reimbursement for courses in a degree program that are from an accredited college.
For a description of the minimum qualifications and to submit an application, visit www.joinjcso.org or call 866-262-3744
Closing Date: 12/31/2021