Deputy Sheriff (Jewell County Sheriff's Office)


The Jewell County Sheriff's Office is seeking applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff. This is a full-time position. Jewell County Sheriff's office employs 4 full-time Deputy Sheriff's, 1 part-time Deputy Sheriff and 4 full-time Dispatchers. Jewell County Dispatch is maned 24/7 serving the Sheriff's Office, EMS and Fire/Rescue.

Jewell County is located next to the Nebraska State Line. Mankato is the county seat of Jewell County. Jewell County covers 900 square miles, has 7 cities and has approximately 2,800 residents. Jewell County is located 4 hours West of Kansas City and 6 hours East of Denver. Grand Island, NE and Salina, KS are both just 1.5 hours away to meet your shopping needs. To the Southwest is Hays, KS at 2 hours away. There are 2 lakes nearby that are great for camping and fishing. Jewell County also has excellent land for hunting.

The Jewell County Sheriff's Office is a family-oriented office. We believe that our home lives and families are essential to help keep a positive job performance. Jewell County offers a slower pace of living and is a great place to raise a family. Jewell County's school district is of high quality. Jewell County offers the Threshing Bee, The Jewell Corn Show, Sunflower Daze and the Mammoth Music Festival.

Jewell County offers a community where you know your neighbors. There are many groups and committees for you to join. You will also be able to be a volunteer in the community.

Jewell County Sheriff's Office offers:

  • On the job training
  • KPERS retirement
  • 100% paid Family Health Insurance
  • Take home patrol vehicle
  • All uniforms and equipment are furnished
  • Sick and vacation time
  • Over time is offered
  • Weekend pay differential

For more information or to get an application please contact the Jewell County Sheriff's office at 785-378-3194 or e-mail