Deputy Sheriff (Ellis County Sheriff's Office)


Position: Deputy Sheriff I
Agency: Ellis County Sheriff's Office
Application Period: May 16 - June 6, 2024

Ellis County Sheriff's Office is looking for a skilled and dedicated individual to serve and protect the communities and citizens of Ellis County, Kansas.

Pay Grade: starting $25.51 (step increase to $26.02 after successful completion of 6-month introductory period)

Benefits: Employer sponsored health and dental insurance + vision plan offerings, employer sponsored life insurance, KP&F retirement-disability-life insurance, voluntary deferred compensation plan with employer contributions, 10 paid holidays, longevity bonus and service recognition, and other supplemental plan offerings. Flexible paid time off (starting at 168 hours accrued your first year) and employee assistance plan for work/life support.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Applicants for this position must be KLETC certified (or have been awarded a certificate for completion of a full-time basic course of accredited instruction outside of Kansas).
  • Must be able to pass a background investigation and drug screening.
  • Must be able to pass a psychological exam to assess suitability for position.

Essential functions include but are not limited to patrolling the county and issuing citations for traffic infractions, investigating accidents, property crimes and personal crimes, apprehending and arresting of suspects, and serving civil process documents and warrants.

Ellis County Sheriff's Office
105 W 12th Street
Hays, KS 67601


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