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Multiple openings, Russell County Sheriff's Office

Position Title:
Multiple openings
Agency / Organization:
Russell County Sheriff's Office
Closing date:

Are you looking for a rewarding career serving and protecting the people of your community? Are you a retired law officer and ready to get back into this field?

The Russell County Sheriff’s Department is seeking people dedicated to this type of public service. As a member of the Russell County Sheriff’s Department family, you can expect:

  • Competitive Annual Salary in an area where the cost of living is 11% lower than the national average;
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Benefit Package
  • Job Security
  • Opportunities to advance

What are we looking for:

  • 21+ years of age
  • U.S. citizenship
  • high school diploma or GED
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Pass a background check and criminal background check and fingerprinted
  • Pass an interview, polygraph exam, medical exam, physical fitness test and drug screening
  • Have been honorably discharged from military service (if applicable)
  • Dedication to the community and law enforcement family
  • Law Enforcement Experience Preferred but not required
  • Veteran Preferred but not required
  • Excellent skills in documentation and reporting
  • Excellent communication and listening skills

The ability to transition within these positions:

  • Road Patrol Water Patrol on Lake Cumberland
  • School Resource Officer
  • Court Security Officer 
Derek Polston, or call 270-343-2191