Employment Opportunities

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Unique opportunity to be a part of making Sheridan County a great place to live and work

Open Position:  Administrative Director

Organization: Sheridan County, Sheridan, Wyoming                                                                                             

Position closes:  01/23/23 at 5pm                                                                                                                           


The Administrative Director reports to the Sheridan County Board of Commissioners and is responsible for directing and coordinating the administration of the Sheridan County Government in accordance with policies established by the County Commission.

Guidelines:  Guidelines include Wyoming State Statutes, County Commission guidelines and procedures, the Sheridan County personnel policy, and the Federal Uniform Guidance. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. This position develops county government guidelines.

Supervisory and Management Responsibility:  The Administrative Director provides supervision over the Business Office, Building & Maintenance Department, Grants, Human Resources, GIS, IT Department, County Fire Warden, Emergency Management Coordinator, and the Fire Mitigation Coordinator.     


Administration and Department Oversight:

  •  Administers County grant processes with county offices, departments and other entities. 
  • Serves as the Administrator for Community Air Service.
  • Coordinates activities and operations with the Director of the Innovation Center.
  • Develops and reviews contracts/agreements in coordination with the County Attorney.
  • Represents the county as “Official Custodian” of maintenance, care and keeping of public records.
  • Coordinates activities and provides minimal supervision for the County Fire Warden, Emergency Management Coordinator, and the Fire Mitigation Coordinator. 
  • Coordinates with and advises architectural and engineering firms regarding additions, improvements, and remodels of County facilities.
  • Develops RFPs for equipment, software, hardware, and construction procurements.
  • Coordinates and updates County Capital Improvement Plan for facilities and grounds.
  • Coordinates with and advises County Commission regarding property acquisitions.


  • Organizes and initiates budgets pertaining to the office of the County Commissioners, acts as liaison to other elected officials, department heads and the Budget Officer in preparation of the County budget.
  • Maintains fiscal oversight on the County budget. 
  • Initiates audit processes relating to Sheridan County and its component units.
  • Assists in coordination of annual Mill Levies with County Assessor.
  • Assists County Treasurer with accounting and software applications related to County

budget, finance, and compliance.

Public Relations & Communications:

  • Represents the County at meetings, civic functions, and before the news media.
  • Responds to comments, complaints and requests from elected officials, department heads, the public, and the press.
  • Communicates and coordinates activities with local and state officials.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the multiple departments in order to direct and coordinate work within the departments, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
  • Ability to be bonded.


  • Knowledge of the legal requirements related to the operation of the Office of the County Commission and County Departments
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of management and supervision.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of County finance administration and accounting.
  • Knowledge of auditing principles, procedures, and applications.
  • Knowledge of the operation of local and state government.
  • Skill in written and oral communications.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the county’s elected officers and department heads, other county employees, and the general public.


Pay range $99,877 to $107,556

Generous benefits package includes medical insurance and prescription drug coverage, dental insurance, eyecare insurance, term life insurance, Wyoming Retirement Program, vacation and sick leave, and paid holidays.

     All inquiries and applications will be held strictly confidential

Interested candidates please email cover letter and resume to: Laura@peakconsult.net

Further questions contact Laura Lehan at 307-655-5405

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, Eye 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 riprap 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 01/31/2023 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.