Deputy Sheriff

Olathe, KS
Johnson County Sheriff's Department

Pay Range (actual pay depends on qualifications)
$28.50 – $43.95

Job Description

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!

Position Summary:

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.

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