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Deputy Sheriff - Patrol

Rice County Sheriff's Office - Lyons, Kansas

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$13.93 hourly

Job Description

The Rice County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of one full time Deputy Sheriff. Duties primarily include road patrol procedures to preserve law and order and to prevent the commission of crime, responding to general and emergency calls for service, investigating misdemeanor and felony complaints, and enforcing state and federal laws, including traffic violations. Other duties as required or assigned. Work is supervised, but employees must be able to function independently by utilizing appropriate decision making skills and time management capabilities.

Additional Information

The Rice County Sheriff’s Office is a progressive and forward thinking agency under new leadership with innovations for marked improvement and advancement strategies. The Sheriff’s Office serves a county population of approximately 10,000 and operates out of the Rice County Law Enforcement Center, a modern – up to date facility which also houses a state of the art detention center and technologically advanced emergency communications department. Deputies are assigned take home patrol units, which are equipped with digital in-car video systems, laptop computers with RMS and NCIC access, and all uniforms and related equipment are provided. Benefits Include: Health, dental and life insurance, paid vacation, earned leave, holiday pay and KPERS. We are currently hiring for a primarily 3 pm-11 pm shift.

Job Requirements

  • Age: : At least 21
  • Education: : Minimum High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: : Entry Level Position
Applicants must be U.S. Citizens at least 21 years of age and have earned a high school diploma or G.E.D. at a minimum. KLETC certification or eligibility for reciprocity is preferred, but all qualified candidates will be considered. Applicants will be required to pass selection process screening, which includes an oral board interview and thorough background investigation. Candidates must be of good moral character with no felony or domestic violence convictions. A conditional post job offer psychological evaluation, medical examination, Work-Fit and drug screening are also required. OBTAIN APPLICATIONS by contacting: Rice County Sheriff’s Office 1482 West U.S. Highway 56 Lyons, KS 67554 (620) 257-7876 OR BY SENDING your full name and a valid email address to rcso.jobs@gmail.com

Contact Informaton

Jeremy Murray

Rice County Sheriff's Office
1482 West US Hwy 56
Lyons, Kansas 67554
phone: 620-257-7876

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