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Detention Officer, Trego County Sheriff's Office

The Trego Co Detention Facility is a 19 bed facility in WaKeeney Kansas. In addition to housing local inmates, the Trego Co Detention facility also provides inmate housing for other Kansas Counties. The detention Officer is responsible for the daily management of inmates in a direct supervision environment while maintaining safety and security therein. Duties include but are not limited to: Documenting and maintaining records of inmate activities, addressing inmate requests, escorting inmate to and from court, serving meals, transporting inmate to and from hospital visits, performing security checks, monitoring and correcting inmate behavior, responding to emergencies within the holding facility, identifying and responding to safety/security concerns, conflict resolutions.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  Salary is dependent on any previous Detention Officer experience or other qualifying experience and education in related field. Full time employee benefits include fully paid single plan health insurance, KPERS retirement


* No experience is required, although selected candidates are expected to achieve a level of proficiency within 6 months
* 18 years of age or older
* currently possess or be able to obtain a valid Kansas driver's licence upon selection
* Us Citizen
* Able to pass a back ground check and drug screen
* No felony convictions or qualifying misdemeanors


Contact the Trego County Sheriff's Office at 522 warren Ave. WaKeeney Kansas 67672 or email rhanks.trso@gmail,com to obtain an application. It is required that applicants submit a detailed resume along with their application.

Trego County is an equal Opportunity Employer

CLOSING DATE:  03/12/2018