The Neosho County Sheriff's Office has a male detention officer position open. Starting wage is $14.50 per hour with a 5% wage increase after successful completion of the probationary period, and a $.40 night shift differential. These will likely be night shift positions once trained, and successful completion of probation would be $15.65/hr.
Detention Officers onlu work 7/14 days. First week: Mon, Tues, Friday, Sat, and Sun. Second week: Wed, Thurs. 12 hour shifts.
Benefits include KPER's retirement, health insurance, dental, vision, paid vacation time, sick time, tuition programs, etc.
No experience is necessary as we provide on the job training. Many of our previous jailers were college students that were able to obtain their degrees while working, or used the experience and on the job training to move on to better careers. Many have gone into law enforcement.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have a H.S. diploma or GED, and a valid driver's licence, and pass a background check.
Many of our deputies got their start in the law enforecement profession by working in the jail and proving their work ethic. Good reading comprehension, writing, and computer skills are helpful.
Applications and position descriptions are available at the Neosho County Sheriff's Office; 402 East State, Erie, KS 66733. The hiring process will remain open until the positions are filled.