Entry Level Merit Deputy

Kosciusko County Sheriff's Office - Warsaw, Indiana

Sep 15, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Oct 12, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$49,004.48 for the first year, $50,011 thereafter. annual

Job Description

The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Merit Deputy. Kosciusko County is home to nearly 80,000 residents and over 100 natural lakes. During the summer months, the population increases drastically with guests and tourists. Known as the Orthopedic Capital of the World, Warsaw hosts a strong economy with multiple manufacturing jobs. The Kosciusko County Sheriff's Office responds to approximately 25,000 calls for service annually. Specialties include investigations, crime scene technician, crash investigator, SCUBA team, SWAT and narcotics.

The Merit Deputy requirements are as follows:

  1. 21 years old

  2. High school diploma (or equivalent)

  3. College graduate or some college is preferred

  4. US citizenship

  5. Possess a valid operator’s license


  1. Vacation

  2. Paid Holidays

  3. Pension

  4. Insurance

  5. Take Home Vehicle

  6. The probationary salary is $49,004.48

  7. The Salary becomes $50,011 after one year

Applicants will be required to attend and complete the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA), within one year of appointment.

This hiring process includes written testing, physical testing to ILEA exit standards, an extensive background investigation, polygraph exam, a medical physical, psychological examination and any other examination deemed necessary.

Additional information, including pertinent dates, will be posted when determined. Applications are available for download at www.kcgov.com .

Job Requirements

  • Age: Must be 21 years old.
  • Education: College is preferred, but not required.
  • Experience: This is an entry level position, prior law enforcement experience is not required.

Contact Informaton

Christopher Francis

Kosciusko County Sheriff's Office
221 W. Main St.
Warsaw, Indiana 46580
phone: 5742652232

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