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Detention Deputy, Butler County Sheriff's Office

01/14/2024 5:55 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Butler County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for the position of DETENTION DEPUTY for the Butler County Detention Facility. This is a full time, 12 hour shift position.

The Butler County Detention Facility is an approximately 235 bed facility located in El Dorado, KS. In addition to housing local inmates, the Butler County Detention Facility also provides inmate housing for surrounding counties, US Marshal Service, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The Detention Deputy is responsible for the daily management of inmates in a direct supervision environment while maintaining safety and security therein. Duties include but are not limited to; Documenting and maintaining records of inmate activities, addressing inmate requests, performing security checks, identifying and responding to safety/ security concerns, conflict resolution.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:   The current starting rate is $20.52 an hour.  Nightshift receives an additional $1.00 per. hour.

Deputies are eligible for a $1000 bonus upon the successful completion of training and 6 month evaluation, $500 at the completion of 9 months of service, and $500 at the completion of 12 months of service.


  • No experience is required, although selected candidates are expected to achieve a level of proficiency within 6 months
  • 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Currently possess or be able to obtain a valid KS Driver License upon selection
  • US Citizen
  • Ability to pass a written test, physical course, background investigation, drug screen and polygraph.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:  Applications can be submitted via the website www.bucoks.com.  

CLOSING DATE: 12/31/2024 

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