Deputy Sheriff (Coffey County, KS)


Position Type: Commissioned Law Enforcement Officer

Position Title: Deputy

Agency: Coffey County Sheriff’s Office

Introduction:   The Coffey County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a full time deputy. The Sheriff’s Office is looking to hire someone with previous certification as a Kansas Law Enforcement Officer, but it is not required for a starting Deputy. Position will include performing routine patrol, criminal investigations, arrest and traffic related duties. Deputy Sheriff residency may be waived, if Deputy resides within 1 hour or 45 miles response time to the Coffey County Sheriff’s Office.

Salary:   Starting salary is $17.84 an hour plus benefits. Hourly pay could be higher depending on applicant’s qualifications and certifications. All equipment will be supplied along with a take home vehicle.

Minimum Qualifications:   High school diploma or G.E.D. is required. Applicant must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license. Applicant cannot have any felony or domestic violence convictions to include any diversions or expungements. Applicant must be 21 years of age to apply. You will be required to pass a physical, and a drug and alcohol test.

Information for Obtaining an Application:   Further information and applications may be obtained from the Coffey County Sheriff’s Office at 605 Neosho Street Burlington, Kansas 66839 or by phoning (620) 364-2123. Applications, which have instructions, may also be obtained by going online to: This application is specific to the Sheriff’s Office, if in doubt- please call.

Closing date:   Applications for this position are accepted until the position is filled.