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Deputy - Ottawa County Sheriff's Dept.

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Job Description:

The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications to fill a full time Deputy position.

Ottawa County is a small county in North Central Kansas.

Applicant must be capable of working without direct supervision and be able to make decisions in emergency situations. This position requires working various shifts, holidays and weekends. Duties include protecting people and property, patrol the county, respond to calls, enforce laws, make arrests, issue citations, investigate crimes and traffic accidents, and occasionally testify in court cases.

Benefits include KPERS, paid holidays, individual plus child health and dental insurance, overtime pay and a take home patrol car. Uniforms and gear will also be provided.

Salary: Depends on experience.

To apply you must: 1) be a United States citizen and have a valid driver's license; 2) have no felony convictions of any kind; and no conviction of certain misdemeanors, including domestic violence; and no Brady Giglio issues; 3) be a high school graduate, or the equivalent thereof; 4) be of good moral character; 5) pass psychological testing; 6) be free of any physical or mental condition which adversely affects the ability to perform the essential functions of a law enforcement officer; 7) be at least 21 years of age.

A full-time law enforcement certification is preferred but not required. Applicant must be able to pass a background check. Applicant must live in Ottawa County or become a resident within 60 days.

To apply pick up an application at the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office 312 N. Ottawa St. Minneapolis, KS 67467 or you can go to for the application and then forward it to

Undersheriff Russell L. Thornton
Ottawa County Sheriff's Office
312 N. Ottawa St.
Minneapolis, KS 67467
Office: 785-392-2157
Fax: 785-392-3659


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Ottawa County
307 N Concord
Minneapolis KS 67467

Contact Information:

312 N Ottawa St
Minneapolis, Kansas 67467
Fax: 785.392.3659
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