Employment Opportunities

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Two (2) Positions: Deputy County Clerk, Temporary Full-Time in the Election Office

Hourly Rate: $16.00/hour. Flexible hours, up to 40 hours per week, except Election Day. Work Saturdays as needed.

Start Date: Approximately June 27, 2022

End Date: December 31, 2022

Benefits: None

Position Summary: This position performs a variety of administrative and clerical duties as needed, coordinates election activities, maintain voter registration records and process absentee ballots. Work requires data entry abilities, and it involves typing, filing, and record keeping.  Employee must have good customer service skills, assist the public in a professional and courteous manner.


  • Register voters and process voter registration applications.
  • Assisting in computing voter record information in the voter registration database after each election and scanning documents.
  • Maintain voter database and update voter records.
  • Type and issue absentee ballot applications in person or by mail, process absentee ballots and all the paperwork, records associated with issuing absentee ballot, and balancing absentee reports
  • Prepare supply boxes for precincts for election day and inventory of supply boxes when returned.
  • Must be able to work overtime before and during the elections.
  • Assist with all duties required to carry out an election, as directed.
  • Perform general administrative duties such as answer telephone, transfer calls, take messages, direct the public, make copies, operate a fax, create, and respond to emails and surveys.


  • Must be a registered voter in Sheridan County, Wyoming
  • In the event of an emergency, may be called into work during times other than regularly scheduled times.
  • Work extended hours, including Saturdays and Sundays, holidays and evenings as needed, especially so during election cycles.
  • Have a commitment to continuous learning.
  • Have the ability to perform in a flexible working environment.
  • The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them as other duties may be required and assigned.
  • Management reserves the right to add or amend duties at any time.
  • Travels to precincts to provide assistance


  • Thorough knowledge of filing of various documents.
  • Thorough knowledge of office practices, procedures and use of general office equipment, office machinery, computer equipment and work with word and excel programs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationship with the public, state and county officials and fellow workers.
  • Skills of meeting deadlines
  • Performs other statutory duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education or GED.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, one year of experience in Election Duties is preferred.


  • Work in this class is primarily sitting. Physical requirements include sitting for extended periods of time, walking, bending, stooping, and lifting approximately 35 lbs. or less.

For additional information please contact Human Resources at 307-675-2912

SEND RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO: humanresources@sheridancounty.com

224 South Main Street, Suite B-1, Sheridan, WY 82801

These positions will remain open until filled

Sheridan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Sheridan County Justice Office (SCJO) is seeking to employ a receptionist/ administrative assistant.

The position would be half-time (20 hours per week).

Paid time off for holidays, vacations, and sick leave is included.

Wage is anticipated to be approximately $18 per hour.

The SCJO serves juveniles and adults involved in the criminal justice system.

Applicants would be required to: assist with urine analysis testing, appropriately engage with clients and visitors involved in office services, manage revenue including cash and card payments, manage expenses and payments, manage related documentation and recordkeeping, assist the administrator with tasks and duties, assist and appropriately engage with office personnel, communicate effectively, and manage tasks in a timely and efficient manner.

Please provide a resume and letter of interest to: Dan Lindly at 41 W. Whitney St., Sheridan, Wyoming, 82801.

Please include an active email address.

The SCJO is an equal opportunity employer

Sheridan County Public Health                                 Updated 06/02/2022

Open PositionPublic Health Response Coordinator

Department:  Sheridan County Public Health

Salary/Wage:  $52,558.92 to $60,952.24 Annually DOE

Job Summary:  Develops public health emergency preparedness and response capability and capacity within Sheridan County through implementation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities. Perform response activities through implementation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) CDC-RFA-TP18-1802 Cooperative Agreement for Emergency Response: Public Health Crisis Response COVID-19 Crisis Response Cooperative Agreement.

Benefits:  Medical insurance and prescription drug coverage, dental insurance, term life insurance, Wyoming Retirement Program, vacation and sick leave, and paid holidays.


  • Perform quarterly notification drills using the Wyoming Alert Response Network (WARN) and fill out data collection sheets.
  • Participate in twice monthly Wyoming Department of Health radio drills.
  • Provide training on preparedness topics for employees, community members and organizations.
  • Participate in the planning process for large event planning with event organizers and other public safety agencies.
  • Represent the public health preparedness program at meetings and training.
  • Coordinate disaster and incident planning, training, and exercises in preparation for public health emergencies.
  • Identify community risks by completing Jurisdictional Risk Assessments
  • Serve as planning and training liaison between the health department and other emergency response agencies.
  • Identify resources that can be shared and implement mutual aid agreements that define how these resources will be shared.
  • Coordinate preparedness and response planning, training, drills, and exercises of at-risk populations in a public health emergency with county partners, at-risk populations, or those who re
  • Assist with organization and planning of exercises and actual public health emergency events.
  • Participate, plan and execute exercises and drills provided by partner organizations using the Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program principles.
  • Work with the Public Health Nurse Manager to ensure compliance to budgetary guidelines for the program.
  • Understand and actively participate in monitoring the contractual agreements associated with the preparedness and response program.
  • Provide Public Health Nurse Manager updates on grant status, projects, invoices, and plans.
  • Develop a system to receive, store, distribute and administer mass prophylaxis.
  • Ensure public health staff are trained in incident management to the appropriate level for their role, trained on response plans, and are prepared to respond to all hazardous incidents.
  • Position requires 24/7 response to public health emergencies.
  • Provide annual training for agency employees and volunteers for respiratory protection, revising presentation and exam as needed.
  • Schedule respiratory fit testing for employees who wear respirator for their work. OSHA requires those who wear respirators to be refitted annually.
  • Knowledge of the base preparedness, cities readiness initiative and special grant funding .
  • Meet all CRI deliverables and enter data into the CDC system.
  • Procure and maintain PPE and other supplies necessary for a public health response.


  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a associates degree in a course of study related to the occupational field (health, Science, quality improvement and/or emergency preparedness).
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in this position in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Wyoming.

For additional information please contact Human Resources at 307-675-2912.

SEND RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO:  humanresources@sheridancounty.com or

224 South Main St Suite B-1, Sheridan WY 82801

This position will remain open until filled.

 Sheridan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Sheridan County Road and Bridge Division

 Job Title:  District Operator

Salary:   $43,137.55 annual

Benefits:  Medical insurance and prescription drug coverage, dental insurance, term life insurance, Wyoming Retirement Program, vacation and sick leave, paid holidays.

Hours of work:  6:00AM to 5:00 PM, Monday-Thursday.

Description:  This position is responsible for the maintenance of county roads and bridges in an assigned district.


  • Operates and maintains assigned heavy equipment, including motor grader, backhoe, etc.
  • Maintains gravel roads by linear grading to remove potholes and washboards.
  • Performs dirt work to realign roads and prepare for gravel.
  • Plows snow from roads to provide a safe travel surface.
  • On weekend standby for snow removal, flooding, washouts, fire, etc.
  • Builds firebreaks during wild land fire suppression activities.
  • Applies asphalt blade patch on paved roads.
  • Inspects roads in assigned district and formulates plans to correct shortcomings.
  • Installs and cleans, culverts and barrow ditch to improve drainage
  • Places rip-rap along stream edges and near bridges to prevent erosion.
  • Schedules and performs equipment service and maintenance.
  • Transports equipment to and from work sites; hauls gravel and other materials.
  • Inspects roads for damaged or missing traffic signs; replaces as necessary.
  • Maintains fencing & snow Fence.
  • Brush & Tree cutting and chipping.
  • Guardrail maintenance.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and equipment used maintenance and construction.
  • Knowledge of the characteristics of gravel.
  • Knowledge of equipment operation and maintenance procedures.
  • Knowledge of County geography.
  • Skill in identifying problems and developing solutions.
  • Skill in establishing cooperative and productive working relationships.
  • Skill in the establishment of proper grades.


Candidate will have Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Have the possession of a CDL, or the ability to obtain one.  Valid driver license issued by the State of Wyoming for the type of vehicle or equipment to be operated within 6 weeks of employment. EOE

***Sheridan County will provide additional training, as needed, to meet the requirements of the position.

Employment will be subject to a drug screen and background check.

***Applications/Resumes will be accepted through 05/11/2022 by 5pm.

SEND RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO:  humanresources@sheridancountywy.gov or

  224 South Main St Suite B-1, Sheridan WY 82801

Sheridan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office

Job Title:  Detention Deputy

Position Summary: The Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office is hiring for the position of detention deputy. We offer a competitive step and grade pay scale, and a very comprehensive benefit package that includes affordable health insurance, vacation, sick leave and participation in the statewide retirement system.

Job duties include inmate supervision, inmate transport, inmate booking and maintaining safety and security within the facility. Further inquiries may be directed to the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office at 672-3455 or 672-5623.

To apply for this position, please email a completed Job Application with a cover letter and resume to sheriff@sheridancountysheriff.com. Applications can also be printed and delivered to: Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office, 54 W. 13th Street, Sheridan, WY 82801.

The Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer and the detention deputy position requires a thorough background check.