The Phillips County Sheriffs Office is seeking applicants for a full time Deputy Sheriff Phillips County is located in northwest Kansas, along the Kansas/Nebraska state line, between Hays, Kansas and Kearney, Nebraska. Phillipsburg is the county seat, and the Sheriff's Office is the law enforcement agency for the entire county of 900 square miles. The county population is about 5,000 residents; with 8 ftll time deputies, 3 part time deputies, and 24/7 dispatch providing coverage and serving the county.
We are a family-oriented office. We believe our home and family life are essential for positive job performance. Phillips County can offer the slower pace of work, and life, many people seek. Several outdoor activities are offered in the area. The 10,000-acre Kirwin Wildlife Refuge provides excellent hunting and fishing. Additionally, there are 3 state parks and lakes all within a one-hour drive offering camping and fishing opportunities; as well as a large reservoir just across the state line into Nebraska. Deer, turkey, pheasant, quail, and dove hunting are all available and in the area.
Hays, KS and Kearney, NE are a one-hour drive away, providing access to major shopping, events, and services. Denver, Colorado is 5 hours west and Kansas City is 6 hours east along Highway 36. These distances put us in the middle of just about everything you could ask for.
While our pay is less than some other agencies, our cost of living is low and quality of life high. The ability to know your community, and its members, on a personal level is unquestionably a positive trade off
What we can offer:
$18.98 starting pay
Certified LEO is negotiable
$75.00 single, $125.00 couple, $150.00 family/monthly
$300.00 single, $600.00 family/deductible
Monthly phone allowance
Take home patrol vehicle
All uniforms, equipment, firearms, and outer-vest body armor provided
12-hour shifts. Scheduled as 2 on, 3 off-3 on, 2 off. Working about 15 days per month Holiday and overtime pay