Deputy (Barber County Sheriff's Office)


The Barber County Sheriff's Office is seeking a qualified and dedicated individual to fill the role of Deputy. This is an exciting opportunity to join a respected law enforcement agency in one of the most beautiful and diverse counties in Kansas.

Barber County is located in south-central Kansas and has a population of approximately 4,900 residents. The county covers an area of 1,136 square miles and features a diverse landscape of rolling hills, prairies, and forests. The area is known for its natural beauty, including the Gyp Hills and the Medicine Lodge River.

The Barber County Sheriff's Office has a long and proud history of serving the residents of Barber County. The department was established in 1867, just two years after Kansas became a state, and has been providing law enforcement services to the area ever since. Today, the Sheriff's Office is a modern and well-equipped agency that is dedicated to maintaining public safety and enforcing the law in the community.

As a Deputy with the Barber County Sheriff's Office, you will be responsible for a variety of law enforcement duties, including patrolling the county, responding to emergency calls, conducting investigations, and working with other agencies to solve crimes. You will also be expected to uphold the department's values of integrity, professionalism, and community service.

To be considered for this position, you must have a high school diploma or equivalent, be at least 21 years of age, and possess a valid driver's license. A college degree in criminal justice or a related field is preferred but not required. Additionally, you must be able to pass a background check and meet the physical requirements of the job.

If you are interested in joining the Barber County Sheriff's Office as a Deputy, we encourage you to apply today. This is a challenging and rewarding career that offers excellent benefits and opportunities for advancement. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities we serve.

Barber County offers a very generous benefits package from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas, IIS Benefits as well as KPERS retirement.

Pay for this position is $17.00-$20.00 per hour based on experience.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to the Sheriff's Office at the following address:

Barber County Sheriff's Office
124 E Washington Ave
Medicine Lodge, KS 67104

For questions contact Sheriff Jason LeClair at 620-930-2590.

This position will be open until filled.