Employment

We welcome applications for all positions on a daily basis.  Please review the Employment Opportunities on the right side of the Sheridan County homepage link for current openings.  Applications are kept on file for a period of one year and are reviewed as vacancies arise.  You may mail, email, or hand-deliver applications. Please indicate which position you seek.

Our mailing address is 54 West 13th Street, Sheridan, WY, 82801.

The Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all positions require a thorough background check.

Patrol Deputy

Patrol Deputy pay ranges from $22.04 to $23.34 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience. Benefits include vacation, sick leave, compensatory time off, and participation in the state-wide law enforcement retirement system.

Detention Officer

Starting pay for Detention Officers is $17.14 per hour, with an increase to $19.29 following certification and one year of employment. Benefits include vacation, sick leave, compensatory time off, and participation in the state-wide law enforcement retirement system.

Control Operator

This position starts at $12.50 per hour and consists of operating Detention Center computers, radios, and other facets in support of the Detention Officers.  Control Operators typically start with part time work and advance into full-time positions with benefits.