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Deputy Sheriff, Lane County Sheriff's Office

09/23/2020 6:05 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking a motivated individual for Patrol Deputy within our agency. Primary responsibilities include but not limited to; patrol work, responding to emergency calls, dispatched calls, conducting investigations, interviewing, gathering evidence, serving warrants, civil process, enforcing traffic laws, enforcing federal and state laws, preparing reports, and the ability to work with the general public of Lane County. Deputy in this position must be able to act without direct supervision and exercise independent judgment in handling emergencies. Deputies have take home patrol vehicle, paid
family health insurance, dental, and KPERS. There is additional Aflac insurance optional at employees’ expense.  Deputies work rotating shifts with every other 3-day weekend off. Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO) for vacation and sick leave. Lane County Sheriff’s Office will provide uniforms, equipment, duty pistol, rifle, and Taser.

Type: Full Time

SALARY: Starting wage $15.00 per hour or more, DOQ


High School diploma or GED, must be at least 21 years of age, be a United States Citizen, possess a valid driver's license and have no felony or domestic violence convictions.  Certified Kansas Law Enforcement Officer required. County residency required if hired. Applicants must not have any Brady/Giglio material in their background that would make them ineligible for hiring. Shift schedules will include some weekends, holidays, court appearances and overtime. Applicants will be subject to an oral interview, a thorough background check, and additional conditional psychological evaluation. Applicant must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen.


Applications can be picked up at the Lane County Sheriff’s Office 144 S. Lane St Dighton, KS 67835 3rd floor or call 620-397-2828. Request for application to be emailed or mailed can be made.  Resume and applications can be submitted to the Lane County Sheriff’s Office at P.O. Box 478 Dighton, KS 67839. Printable Applications are at http://www.lanecountyks.org/sheriff.htm just click on Employment Application. Email, Job Application as the title to www.bkough@lanecountyso.org

CLOSING DATE: Until filled

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