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Juvenile Services Officer

Laramie County Sheriff’s Department is seeking individuals for their Juvenile Services Center who are highly motivated to work with juveniles within the justice system.  This position would provide a supportive approach in order to motivate and build self-esteem. 

Ideal candidates would be able to demonstrate positive role modeling to youth in regards to handling stress, provocation and building respectful relationships.  Qualified candidates will have an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice or Social Sciences or equivalent; or 2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Youth Services); or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Must pass a thorough screening and background investigation and have the ability to fulfill the certification requirements established by the Wyoming Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission.  Hiring pay range for this position is $34,743-$61,460 per year depending on experience.  Interested applicants must apply using this application: Juvenile Services Officer Application. 

Additional information may be obtained by contacting:

Captain Linda Gesell
Telephone: 307-633-4735

The Laramie County Sheriffs' Office, located in Cheyenne, Wyoming, has the following position open:


TITLE: Deputy Sheriff - Detention Division and Patrol Division


FLSA: Non-Exempt

The current pay range is $43,743-$61,460 annual / eligible for overtime at 1 1/2 times


Deputy Sheriff in the Detention Division:

(1) Entry level and lateral transfer opportunities. Lateral transfers may be eligible to start at a higher salary due to certification and training documentation.

(2) Minimum of 21 years of age and able to meet the requirements of Wyoming Peace Officer's Standards and Training (POST) and the State of Wyoming for certification as a Detention Deputy. Includes no felony convictions, no misdemeanor conviction for domestic violence, and a safe driving record as determined by County Risk Management policies.

(3) Able to read and speak clearly in the English language.

(4) Initial screening includes the Wyoming POST General Knowledge Test and the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy physical fitness assessment. These may be waived for those individuals who are already Wyoming certified as Detention Officers or "challengeable" through POST by certification in another State.

(5) Opportunity to lateral transfer to the Patrol Division (through a competitive process) after two years of service.

(6) Highly competitive salary and benefits include a flexible health care package, State law enforcement retirement, life insurance, and annual performance based bonus opportunities.

(7) Successfully complete all phases of the Department hiring process to include a formal interview, background investigation, medical/drug screen, psychological evaluation, a polygraph and administrative reviews.

Deputy Sheriff in the Patrol Division:

(1) Must, at a minimum, be certified in Wyoming as a Peace Officer, or, eligible to "challenge" Certification (as determined by Wyoming Peace Officer's Standards and Training {POST}) in Wyoming thru certification in another state as a Peace Officer

(2) Salary may be determined by certification, experience, and documented training. State law enforcement retirement, annual performance based bonus opportunity, and a flexible health care package among other benefits. Patrol Deputies have take home cars once they complete the FTO Program (and providing they live within Laramie County).

(3) Must successfully complete all phases of the Department hiring process to include a formal interview, background investigation, medical/drug screen, psychological evaluation, a polygraph, and administrative reviews.

(4) Opportunities to participate in combined Special Weapons Team or EOD, dog handler, investigations, or Combined Drug Task Force Teams as well as certified instructor in many specialties once probationary status is completed.

Employment Information:

The Laramie County Sheriffs' Office has no requirement or obligation to hire any individual. Disqualafication for employment consideration may occur at any phase of the hiring process. Laramie County is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications may be left at the front desk during normal business hours or mailed to:

Laramie County Sheriffs Department
Personnel/Training Bureau
1910 Pioneer Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82001

Additional information may obtained by contacting:

Captain Linda Gesell
Telephone: 307-633-4735

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