Deputy Sheriff (Lane County)


The Lane County Sheriff's Office is currently taking applications for 1 position of Deputy Sheriff. The Lane County Sheriff's Office consists of five full time Law Enforcement Officers including the Sheriff we further have two part time Deputies for backup. Successful applicants must be able to work both independently and as a team member. Must be able to work nights or days. Shifts for Day 6AM-6PM; Nights are 4PM-4AM with rotating three day weekends off and on.

We are a small community and consist of around 1,750 population according to 2018 data. For big shopping needs Garden City, KS is 45 minutes South West of Dighton, KS. Additional information we are approximately 4 hours away from Colorado Springs and the Mountains for any further fun. The Community is very family friendly.

TYPE: Full Time

SALARY: Starting rate of pay is $15.00/hr. or higher depending on qualifications.

All equipment is provided along with a take-home Patrol Vehicle. Benefits include full paid health & dental insurance, KPERS retirement, optional paid by employee life insurance, optional AFLAC paid by employee, optional health savings debit card that continues to build and can be taken with if ever left, paid holiday/paid time off that includes sick and vacation time.

The applicant must be 21 years of age by date of hire. Applicant must also have a high school diploma or GED, a valid driver's license NO felony or Serious misdemeanor convictions. The applicant must be able to pass background investigations and Drug Testing. KLETC certification is preferred but the Sheriff's Office will train the right individual.

Contact the Lane County Sheriff's Office at 620-397-2828 to have an application mailed to you or pick an application up from the Sheriff's Office at 144 S. Lane Street, Dighton, Kansas 67839.

CLOSING DATE: Until Filled