September 25, 2018


August 22, 2018:  People who are interested in applying for the interim sheriff’s position should download and  read this letter before proceeding any further. 2018 – Letter to Sheriff Applicants.

Those who which to start the application process should download and complete this application form. 2018 Blank Application – Interim Sheriff.

Those who apply should review the deputy sheriff job description as it provides a good reference for common duties in the sheriff’s office.  It is found here: 2018 Deputy Job Description

In addition to the application, an applicant may also send (in additions, not replacement of) a resume.  The applicant must send the following items with the application package:

  • Color image of the applicant’s driver license.
  • Transcript of training for law enforcement training.
    • Also a photocopy of the law enforcement officer certificate.
  • Transcripts of any post-secondary education.
    • Also a photocopy of your high school diploma, GED and / or college diplomas
  • Photocopies of certificates you earned which do not appear on your LET transcript.

September 6, 2018 – September 19, 2018


*** Applications are no longer being accepted, while interviews are being completed. ***

*** Stop by again in case we re-open the deputy listings, should we fail to find a candidate. ***

The Hand County Sheriff’s Office has two deputy sheriff’s positions open.  Both are full time with benefits (health, dental, vision & retirement).  Certified applicants are preferred and would receive no less than $19 per hour.  Un-certified applicants would start at no less than $18 per hour.

The original closing date was August 25, 2018 but because there were no applicants, they are “open until filled”.  Please read download and read through all of this material before beginning.

2018 Deputy Sheriff Announcement

2018 Deputy Job Description

2018 Blank Application – Deputy Sheriff