Jailer (Coffey County Sheriff's Office)


Position: Jailer
Deadline: Until filled

The Coffey County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a full time Jailer. The Sheriff's Office is looking to hire someone with previous certification as a Jailer but it is not required for a starting jailer. Duties will include, but are not limited to, taking care of inmates, booking in and releasing of inmates, transporting to court and doctor appointments, and applying basic medical needs. You will also clean and maintain the jail. Residency may be waived, if jailer resides within 1 hour or 45 miles response time to the Coffey County Sheriff's Office.

Hourly pay could be higher depending on applicant's qualifications and certifications. Corrections I salary ranges anywhere from $19.16-$26.21 an hour plus benefits. Corrections II salary ranges anywhere from $20.28- $27.79an hour plus benefits.

High school diploma or G.E.D. is required. Applicant must possess a valid Kansas driver's license. Applicant cannot have any felony convictions. Applicant must be 18 years of age to apply. You will be required to pass a physical and a Drug and Alcohol test.

Please contact the Jail Administrator at (620) 364-3199 if you have any questions regarding the Jailer Position. You may also pick up an application and job description at the Sheriff's Office located at 605 Neosho St. Burlington, KS 66839. Applications, which have instructions, may also be obtained by going online to CFSO Application for Employment (coffeycountysheriff.org). This application is specific to the Sheriff's Office; if in doubt- please call.

The Sheriff's Office will accept applications until the position is filled.

Coffey County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Veteran's Preference Employer. Coffey County considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status. Coffey County will not refuse to hire a disabled applicant who is qualified to perform the requirements of the job with reasonable accommodations. Applicants may request reasonable accommodations, during the application/interview process.