Law Enforcement and Security - Jails, Law Enforcement and Security - Patrol, Law Enforcement and Security - Undersheriffs
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for Certified Law Enforcement Officers. Lincoln County Deputy Sheriffs perform a variety of functions in providing general law enforcement work to maintain law and order throughout the County.
$5,000 Hiring Bonus Available!
To be Eligible for the Hiring Bonus:
Must successfully complete the recruitment process and pre-employment background requirements.
Must be a current Certified Law Enforcement Officer in the State of South Dakota by the position deadline or another state AND successfully complete and pass the reciprocity exam within one year of employment.
Must be in good standing with the South Dakota Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission and/or the state in which the incumbent received law enforcement certification.
Selected and eligible individuals who are currently South Dakota certified will receive $3,000 at time of hire, $1,000 after the first year of employment and $1,000 after the second year of employment.
Selected and eligible individuals that successfully complete the reciprocity exam will receive $3,000 at time of passing, $1,000 after the first year from date of passing and $1,000 after the second year from date of passing.
Must maintain satisfactory performance.
***If incumbent leaves before completing two years of employment, then the individual will be responsible for repaying the hiring bonus in its entirety. Bonuses are taxable - all regular payroll taxes will be withheld.
***The 2021 hiring range is $22.55 - $24.88/hour depending on qualifications and experience.***
***Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and life insurance, generous vacation and sick leave programs and participates in South Dakota Retirement Systems - one of the most successful defined benefit programs in the US!***
Must be a current certified law enforcement officer and be eligible to sit for the reciprocity exam. Must be in good standing with the Standards and Training Commission in the state in which received law enforcement certification. Must pass a physical examination and a pre-employment drug test. Must be age 21 at the time of hiring.
Additional Salary Information: Full earning potential of $61,089.60. Call-in pay available, along with night-shift and weekend differentials.
Internal Number: 20-21
About Lincoln County
Lincoln County is one of the fastest growing counties in the US and the third largest county in South Dakota. Located just outside of the largest city in the state, Lincoln County is a great mix of rural and urban. Family focused and career-minded individuals work here! Come join our team!