Job Skills / Requirements
The Scott County Sheriff’s Department is seeking an entry level officer to protect and serve the people of the county in all aspects of law enforcement and to comply with all statutory duties required by law. As a deputy sheriff the candidate selected will: 1) patrol county roads in a patrol car with responsibilities for traffic control, investigate criminal complaints, prevent and detect crime or disturbances of the peace, investigate and assist with traffic accidents, and enforce the laws of the state of Kentucky and ordinances of the county and process all violators thereof; 2) attend court, keep order and carry out orders of the courts; 3) Transport prisoners and convey all persons to the state penitentiary in execution of the sentence of the courts and execute all orders of the court in regards to conveying of prisoners; 4) execute and serve civil and criminal process of the courts; 5) collect property taxes as required by law.
Position requires possession of a high school diploma or GED and preferably some related college coursework, law enforcement, corrections, or security experience. In addition, applicants must also be 21 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license for the current state of residence, be willing to reside in the county after appointment and be of good moral character and have no felony convictions. The starting pay for the position is $18.00/hour with at least a $1.00/hour increase when training is complete and POPS certification is confirmed.
Please apply by Friday, August 12; however, the position will remain open until filled. Please apply by following the employment opportunities link at https://scottky.gov/employment-opportunities/. You can learn more about our excellent benefits package on this page.
Scott County Government is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversifying its workforce.
Education Requirements (Any)
High school diploma or GED
Additional Information / Benefits
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Pension/Retirement, Educational Assistance
This job reports to the Sergeant
This is a Full-Time position Varies.
Number of Openings for this position: 1