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Detention Officer (Full-time)

Hays, Kansas
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Are you looking for an exciting line of work with the opportunity for advancement in your career? Are you looking to make a difference? Do you want to earn up to 21 paid days off your first year of employment, as well as 10 paid holidays each year?  Come work as a Detention Officer for Ellis County! 

Learn more about this opening and apply on-line at:

DETENTION OFFICER I - Sheriff's Department:  Pay grade 15C, Step 1 starts at $22.15/hour with an opportunity for a step advancement at 6 months.
Minimum Requirements:  High School Diploma or GED required. Certification in first aid treatment and CPR required. Must possess and maintain a valid Kansas driver's license.

This position is for 3pm-11Pm; 5 days/week, and is full-time benefits eligible.  Potential for schedule/shift changes. 

Working for Ellis County provides an opportunity to do meaningful work in a stable environment.  Working in local government allows you to impact your community in a BIG way.

  • Attractive benefits: Company sponsored health & dental insurance + vision plan offerings, KPERS & KP&F retirement, disability, & survivor benefits, voluntary deferred compensation with 401a employer contribution, 10 paid holidays, longevity bonus & service recognition, and more.
  • Work life balance: Various departments = varied shifts to meet your needs, flexible paid time off (starting at 168 hours accrued your first year), employee assistance plan.
  • Advancement opportunities: Supportive team members + training and development offerings + tuition assistance for approved courses and certifications.

Ellis County, KS is an EOE.  Please apply online at Paper applications can be delivered or mailed to Ellis County KS Administrative Center, C/O Human Resources, 718 Main Street, Hays, KS 67601.

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