Employment Qualifications

Thank you for showing an interest in working with the Cole County Sheriff’s Department.  Below are listed the requirements that a successful candidate will have.

 Requirement for Cole County Deputies:  Must be 21 years of age with a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. Must be Post Certified. Must be able to type 25 words per minute.  Must be able to pass background check.

 Requirement for Cole County Jailor: Must be 21 years of age with high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. Must be able to type 25 words per minute.  Must be able to pass a background check.

Requirement for Cole County Clerk/MULES Operator: Must be 18 years of age with high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.  Must be able to type 40 words per minute.  Must be able to pass background check.

Requirement for Cole County Civil Clerk:  Must be 18 years of age with high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.  Must be able to type 25 words per minute.  Must be able to pass background check.

Part-time must be available to work at least 30 hours per week.

 Requirement for Cole County Animal Control:  Must be 21 years of age with high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.  Must be able to type 25 words per minute.  Must be able to pass background check.