Job Description

Deputy Sheriff (POPS Certified) (Sheriff's Office)
Georgetown, KY, United States of America

Job Skills / Requirements

The Scott County Sheriff’s Department is seeking a POPS certified peace 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 two years of related law enforcement experience.  Candidates must also be a POPS certified in accordance with the KLEC.  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 at least $23.15/hr. with a higher starting wage possible contingent upon having related education and/or experience.   Minimum annual starting pay $48,150 plus $4,300 annual training incentve.  

Please apply by Friday, November 3; however, the position will remain open until filled.  Please apply by following the employment opportunities link at   To learn more about our excellent benefits package, please visit this site

Scott County Government is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of its workforce.

Education Requirements (Any)

High school diploma or GED

Certification Requirements (All)

Valid Drivers License from State of Residence
Peace Office Professional Standards (POPS) Certification

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