Pay Scale and Benefits

The Sheriff’s Department has a very competitive salary and benefit package.

Salaries for Deputies range from $3,800 to $4,623 per month.

The Sheriff’s Office accepts applications for Deputies and Corrections Officers on a continual basis.

4-10, 5-8 and 3-12 Work Weeks

Work Weeks
4-10, 5-8 and 3-12

P.O.S.T. Certificate Pay (Deputies Only)
Intermediate Certificate: 2.5% over base salary
Advanced Certificate: 5% over base salary

Fifteen (15) working days vacation each year earned at the rate of 1.25 days for each full month of service; 15 year employees receive twenty (20) working days vacation. Vacation credits may be accumulated up to thirty (30) working days for employees with 15 or more years of service.

Sick Leave
All regular employees earn sick leave at the rate of one (1) day for each full month of service with unlimited accumulation.
A program of a portion of sick leave buy-back is also available.

Group Health
Eligibility to participate in a Group Health Plan consisting of four (4) medical options. The employee may select a medical plan that will be fully paid by the County for the employee and dependents or purchase additional coverage on a pre-tax basis.

Dental and Vision Insurance
Are available to all employees.

Deputies and Correctional Officers receive dental and vision benefits at no cost.

Basic Life Insurance
$20,000 County Health Benefits Plan.

Deputies and Corrections Officers receive $7.29 per pay period to purchase additional life insurance up to $250,000

Eleven (11) Holidays: January 1st; the third Monday in January; the third Monday in February; Spring holiday the Friday before Easter; the last Monday in May; July 4th; the first Monday in September; November 11th; the Thursday in November appointed Thanksgiving Day; the day after Thanksgiving; December 25th.

Tuition Reimbursement 
Tuition reimbursement is up to a maximum of $1500 during any fiscal year. Tuition reimbursement is for accredited courses that are work-related studies and are taken outside of normal working hours.

An excellent retirement program (fixed formula).

Deputies and Corrections Officers receive 3% @ 50 Pension Plan

Uniform Allowance
$1000 per year

Deferred Compensation Programs and Savings Bonds
Are available.

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