The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office is hiring a part-time Jailer.  Job Summary: Under the general supervision of the Jail Lieutenant and/or Jail Sergeant, the part-time Jailer takes care of the needs of the inmates in the jail. The part-time Jailer records all activities of the inmates in the jail. The employee in this position is responsible for recording all requests of inmates, medical problems, medications, etc. It is the responsibility of this employee to ensure that inmates are maintained in a humane manner and ensure that the inmates are granted their constitutional rights.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Books and processes inmates;
  • Records all activities of inmates, including phone calls and medical needs;
  • Checks prisoners on an hourly basis;
  • Verifies warrants as requested;
  • Dispenses commissary needs;
  • Restrains inmates who do not follow instructions;
  • Meets the public at the law enforcement center and supervises visiting hours;
  • Assists with preparation and serving of meals to prisoners;
  • Serves as transportation and escorts inmates to scheduled appointments;
  • Monitors medical status of prisoners;
  • Dispenses medication and notifies physician of medical needs;
  • Maintains the jail in good clean order; and
  • Other related duties as deemed necessary or as required.

Minimum Requirements: 
High School Diploma or GED required. Certification in first aid treatment and CPR required. Must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license.

Available Shifts:
Evening and night shift, with weekends included.

How to Apply:  Ellis County is an EOE.  View the expanded job description and submit your Ellis County application online.  Ellis County paper applications may also be delivered or mailed to Ellis County, KS Administrative Center, C/O Human Resources, 718 Main Street, Hays, KS 67601.

About Ellis County

"Ellis County: Let us serve you."  As Ellis County employees, we provide a variety of public services to our community.  The home of over 28,000 residents with a retail trade area of over 75,000, Ellis County features an economic blend of higher education, manufacturing, healthcare, agriculture, oil production, tourism, and is a retail hub for Northwest Kansas.  Ellis County is located on I-70 roughly halfway between Kansas City and Denver.

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