Jailer (Coffey County, KS)



Deadline: Until filled

Position Summary: The Coffey County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a full time Jailer.

The Sheriff’s Office desires to hire someone with previous certification as a Jailer, but it is not required for a starting jailer. Position will include taking care of inmates, booking in and releasing of inmates, transporting to court and doctor appointments, and applying basic medical needs. You will also clean and maintain the jail. Residency may be waived, if jailer resides with in 1 hour or 45 miles response time to the Coffey County Sheriff’s Office.

Salary: $14.15 an hour, starting, plus benefits.


  • High school diploma or G.E.D. is required.
  • Valid Kansas driver’s license.
  • Cannot have any Felony or Domestic Violence Convictions.
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Must pass a physical and a Drug/Alcohol test.

Apply: Contact Ed Taylor at (620) 364-2123 if you have any questions regarding the Jailer Position.

You may also pick up an application and job description at the Sheriff’s Office located at 605 Neosho St. Burlington, KS 66839.

Applications, which have instructions, may also be obtained by downloading here. This application is specific to the Sheriff’s Office; if in doubt - please call.

The Sheriff’s Office will accept applications until the position is filled.