Employment Opportunities

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Road and Bridge Equipment Operator

Sheridan County Road and Bridge has an opening for a Seasonal Equipment Operator.

Salary: $16.08/hour, Temporary Full Time, 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday

Position Summary: This is a temporary position lasting through September 2015.  Candidates must have a Class A CDL.  Must have prior experience operating heavy equipment; including motor grader, backhoe, semi-tractor and trailer, front-end loader, straight truck, dump truck, water truck, etc.  Knowledge of the principles, practices, and equipment used in the performance of related maintenance and construction activities is preferred.

Application deadline is April 30, 2015. Apply on line to Human Resources or send a letter of interest and resume to Kenny Custis, Human Resources Coordinator, 224 S Main St, STE B-1, Sheridan, WY  82801.

Detention Officers

Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for Detention Officers.

Starting wage $16.66 with increase to $18.81 following the completion of the 8 week Detention Officer Basic program at the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy in Douglas  and 1 year employment.  Advancement within rank includes pay increases.

The duties of a detention officer include, but are not limited to, monitoring and documenting jail inmate activities, and controlling and directing inmates while out of jail cell areas (e.g. transfers, work assignments, meals, recreation, etc.). Performs a variety of routine and specialized public safety work in the care and custody of prisoners. Maintains order and discipline among prisoners.

Detention Officers are also charged with booking inmates into jail and performing searches of individuals and jail cells to locate weapons or contraband.

REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or GED equivalent; Must pass background check to include all testing required by the Sheridan County Detention Center. Further information on testing can be inquired by email.

You can bring your resume in to the Sheriff’s Office or mail it to: Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office, Attention: Detentions Employment, 54 West 13th Street, Sheridan, WY 82801.