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Deputy Sheriff Requirements:

Applicants must be 21 Years of Age

Must Be Citizens of the United States

Must have a high school diploma or GED

Must currently have a valid Kansas Drivers License or be able to obtain one.

Must be able to qualify for vehicle insurance in the use of motor vehicles.

As a condition of employment, you must be able to pass a drug test prior to employment, a background investigation, psychological examination, polygraph examination, and physical exam.  You may be required to meet certain job related sight and hearing standards required to meet essential job functions. 

Must have prior POST Certification or attend KLETC  80 HR. Basic and be certified as a Part-time Law Enforcement Officer.

Must not have any Felony or Serious Misdemeanor Convictions.

Deputies perform general law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property within Russell County.  The job shall require work involving patrolling rural county areas, enforcing all federal state and local laws and ordinances.  Deputies will be required to investigate crime scenes, accidents, and effect arrests.  Deputies serve Civil process, warrants and transport prisoners.  Deputies are required to complete reports both written and using computers.  Work in this position involves an element of personal danger and employees in this position must be able to act without direct supervision and exercise independent judgment in handling emergencies.

Part-time Deputies are generally assigned to work at Wilson Lake a US Army Corps of Engineers Reservoir.  The Russell County Sheriff’s Office contracts with the US Army Corps of Engineers to provide uniformed Law Enforcement at the Parks and Beach areas.  Deputies are assigned to work these areas during the Summer months and during the Winter months Deputies are used to work shifts for special assignments. Part-time Deputies work schedules which include nights, weekends, and holidays.  Part-time Deputies are limited to 1000 hours a year or less.

Pay starts at $8.50 per hour


Applications can be printed from the link at the bottom of the page or obtained from the Russell County Sheriff’s Office:

Russell County is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Printable application for the position of Part-time Deputy

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