Deputy Sheriff

Location US-KS-Olathe
ID 2023-1879
Public Safety
Benefits Category
Full Time - Regular (Full Benefits)
Salary Min
USD $28.50/Hr.
Salary Max
USD $43.96/Hr.
Organizational Unit
Work Schedule
Varied Shifts, Shift Work, depending on assignment
Driving Status
Primary (25% or more)


A career with Johnson County Government is more than just a job, it is an opportunity to serve a diverse and expanding community in meaningful ways. We challenge ourselves to be a different kind of government because we care deeply about our community and each other. Committed to our shared values, we provide excellent public service, seeking always to improve ourselves and our organization. We offer wonderful benefits, retirement plans, wellness incentives, a great organizational culture, and much more! If you’re searching for something more than just a job, something akin to a calling, then consider the challenge and opportunity of being a member of Johnson County Government!

Job Description

The Deputy Sheriff is responsible for the prevention or detection of crime and the enforcement of criminal or traffic laws of the State of Kansas or any municipality thereof through means of effective communication, concise and factual written reports and testimony in administrative and judicial proceedings.  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. 

Job Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years old at the time of appointment
  • Must not have had a felony conviction or its equivalent under the Uniform Code of Military Justice
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED certificate
  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Valid Driver’s License with an acceptable record
  • For more detailed requirements, visit Minimum Requirements


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