Pawnee County Sheriff

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Sheriffs UnitThe primary function of the Pawnee County Sheriff’s Office is to protect and serve the citizens of rural Pawnee County Kansas.  This objective is completed through preventative patrol and investigatory methods. The Sheriff’s Office cares for, and maintains the Pawnee County Jail, with a population averaging approximately 11 inmates at any given time and has at times reached 20 inmates.  The Jail only haNoa and Units the capacity of 16 inmate beds. The Sheriff’ s Office has the ultimate responsibility to ensure “civil process” or summons, subpoenas, warrants, and etc. are served to the proper individual in the most appropriate manner by law. The Sheriff’s Office provides security for the Pawnee County Courthouse, often times during court.  The Sheriff’s Office will, and has responded to other emergencies at the Pawnee County Courthouse and within the city of Larned.


Pawnee County is seeking an individual to fill one full-time position as a Jail Deputy I.  This position is responsible for maintenance/operations of the county jail, answering telephone, radio calls, maintaining records, processes/books prisoners, Vehicle Identification Number inspections, housekeeping duties and much more.

Requirements:  High School diploma or GED, must have a valid Kansas drivers’ license with no serious traffic violations.  No drug or felony convictions. Applicant must pass security background check, medical and psychological exams and drug screening. 

Application and full job description can be picked up at Pawnee county Sheriff’s Office 116 W 8th, Larned, KS.

Salary is determined based on qualifications.