Detention Deputy

Hot Springs County Sheriff - Thermopolis, Wyoming

Jul 26, 2022

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Application Deadline:
Nov 30, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$3715.00 monthly
Academy Graduate:
$3865.00 monthly
Lateral Transfer:
$3865.00 monthly
Top Pay:
$3865.00 monthly

Job Description

Are you interested in having a fulfilling career instead of just a job? A career you can be proud of that is stable, in demand, and well-paying? The Hot Springs County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking motivated individuals looking to join our proactive team as a Detention Deputy.

Potential candidates must be willing to work 12 hour shifts and overtime, candidates must be willing to move to Hot Springs County. Potential candidates should be at least 18 years of age, a United States Citizen, and be a high school graduate or equivalent. Candidates must possess a current driver’s license with a safe driving record, no Felony convictions, and no misdemeanor Domestic Violence convictions. Candidates must be of good moral character (as determined by a thorough background investigation), be free of any physical, emotional, or mental condition which could adversely affect the performance of the duties of a Detention Deputy (as determined by a complete medical examination and comprehensive psychological test), and be able to pass a health-based physical fitness assessment. Wyoming POST certified Detention Deputies preferred, but not required, as training will be provided. Candidates should expect to participate in a physical fitness test, pass a written cumulative exam, and complete a board interview. Successful candidates will be required to undergo a background examination, drug test, medical test, physical exam; he or she must be eligible to meet Wyoming POST certification requirements. Successful candidates will be required to attend the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy’s Detention Officer Basic in Douglas, WY within one year of start date (unless already a Wyoming POST certified Detention Officer, entering as a lateral transfer, or are able to successfully challenge from another state).

Hot Springs County is an equal opportunity employer.

Pay range for Detention Deputy is $3715.00-$3865.00/month DOE. Benefits include full Wyoming retirement after 20 years, medical, dental, vision, paid holidays, sick time, and vacation.

This position will be open until filled. Please contact us at (307) 864-2622; email [Email hidden]. Employment application can be found at under the Sheriff’s Office tab or at our office located at 417 Arapahoe Street in Thermopolis. You can also look us up on our Facebook page at

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18+
  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience: Will train

Contact Information

Jerimie Kraushaar

Hot Springs County Sheriff
417 Arapahoe
Thermopolis, Wyoming 82443
phone: 307-864-2622

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