The Sherman County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting

applications for the following:

1 - Detention Deputy


Applications are kept on file for 6 months.  


below is the requirements of a  Detention Deputy:



Detention Deputy - Job



TYPE: Full Time and Part Time

SALARY: Starting salary $30,500 to $40,000 Depending on training & experience.

Benefits include:

  • Uniforms & Equipment furnished
  • Single or family health coverage
  • Vacation & sick coverage
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Kansas Public Employees Retirement System


  • High school Diploma or equivalent.
  • No felony convictions
  • No Misdemeanor DV or integrity convictions.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Ability to visually recognize & distinguish colors.
  • Pass pre-employment drug screening
  • Pass pre-employment background check
  • Willing to work shift work, weekends, and holidays.

Background checks will be completed on all prospective applicants. 

Check below for more information




Application and Documents

If you completed the application through Google Doc please 


in front of a notary public and return it to the Sheriff's Office to complete the application.  

Please Download and fill out Application Package below

Download & fill out the attached Complete Application Packett: 

Included in the Packet is:

Letter to Applicant with description of application process

Applicant Disqualification list

Application for Employment

Education, Licenses, Certificates and Employment History


Authorization to Release Information

Background History Questionnaire


 The Application Packet must be filled out entirely.

The Authorization to Release Information must be notarized and returned upon admittance of the application. 

You can return by mail or bring to the office.

Notary is available free of charge at the Sheriff's Office

Additional information