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Civilian Specialist I

Johnson County Government
USD $22.73/Hr.-USD $30.75/Hr.
life insurance
United States, Kansas, Olathe
111 South Cherry Street (Show on map)
Jul 11, 2024

Civilian Specialist I



Public Safety

Benefits Category
Full Time - Regular (Full Benefits)


Salary Min
USD $22.73/Hr.

Salary Max
USD $30.75/Hr.

Organizational Unit

Work Schedule
Varied shifts, 24/7 staffed position, shift work, depending on assignment

Driving Status
Occasional (less than 5%)


A career with Johnson County Government is more than just a job, it is an opportunity to serve a diverse and expanding community in meaningful ways. We challenge ourselves to be a different kind of government because we care deeply about our community and each other. Committed to our shared values, we provide excellent public service, seeking always to improve ourselves and our organization. We offer wonderful benefits, retirement plans, wellness incentives, a great organizational culture, and much more! If you're searching for something more than just a job, something akin to a calling, then consider the challenge and opportunity of being a member of Johnson County Government!

Job Description

The position of Civilian Specialist is critical for the Sheriff's Office as a support function in the Detention Bureau and other divisions and may be assigned to other areas of the organization based on operational needs. This position provides support in the areas of lobby, booking desk, control centers, alarm monitoring, property room, inmate programs, classifications, court coordinator, and records. The position provides assistance to citizens and responds to emergency and routine calls for service in accordance with organizational policies and regulations under the general supervision of a superior officer. Civilian Specialists assist in providing an environment that is professional and humane for all inmates as charged to the Sheriff by Kansas State Statute. We are always looking for great people and have multiple openings for this job. Qualified applicants will remain as an active candidate for a period of up to 90 days after the close date.

Johnson County offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, flexible spending accounts, dental, vision, life insurance; paid leave including vacation, sick, floating holidays, military, parental, caregiver, and short-term disability; Kansas Public Employees Retirement System, 457(b) deferred compensation, 401(a) supplemental retirement, and wellness programs.

Job Requirements

Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. An Associate's degree in the field of criminal justice, social services or related field is preferred. Six (6) months of general work experience is required with 1-2 years of law enforcement related experience preferred. Applicants must possess attention to detail, basic mathematical skills, human relations/interpersonal skills, ability to maintain confidentiality, and time management skills to include the ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines. Physical abilities include mobility, agility, strength, dexterity, balance, coordination, and/or endurance are also required.

Applicants will be required to submit to a polygraph, medical, physical, psychological interview, and thorough background investigation.

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