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Employment opportunities will be posted on this web page as they arrive. They will also be listed in the Thermopolis Independent Record newspaper. If you are interested in working for the County check this web page on a regular basis or contact the County Clerk in the County Court House.

Are you interested in having a fulfilling career instead of just a job? A career you can be proud of that is stable, in demand, and well-paying? The Hot Springs County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking motivated individuals looking to join our proactive team as a Detention Deputy. We have been funded for two new full time detention positions which will be able to fulfill starting requirements to allow 24-hour double coverage of the detention center. We are looking for candidates to help us maintain a safe, community orientated, and approachable law enforcement presence within a great community, and to continue to maintain a lawful, safe detention center.

Potential candidates should be at least 21 years of age, a United States Citizen, and be a high school graduate or equivalent. Candidates must possess a current driver’s license with a safe driving record, no Felony convictions, and no misdemeanor Domestic Violence convictions. Candidates must be of good moral character (as determined by a thorough background investigation), be free of any physical, emotional, or mental condition which could adversely affect the performance of the duties of a Detention Deputy (as determined by a complete medical examination and comprehensive psychological evaluation), and be able to pass a health-based physical fitness assessment.  Wyoming POST certified detention deputies are preferred, but not required, as training will be provided. Hot Springs County Candidates should expect to participate in a physical fitness test, pass a written cumulative exam, and complete a board interview. Successful candidates will be required to undergo a background examination, drug test, medical test, physical exam; he or she must be eligible for Wyoming POST certification requirements. Successful candidates will be required to attend the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy’s Detention Officer Basic in Douglas, WY (at the Sheriff’s Office’s expense) within one year of start date (unless already a Wyoming POST certified Detention Deputy, entering as a lateral transfer, or able to challenge from another state).

Hot Springs County is an equal opportunity employer. Pay range is $3450/month to $3525/month DOE. Benefits include fully vested Wyoming retirement after 20 years, medical, dental, vision, paid holidays, sick time, and vacation.

These positions will be open until filled. Please call (307) 864-2622 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The employment application can be found on under the Sheriff’s Office tab or at our office located at 417 Arapahoe Street in Thermopolis. You can also look us up on our Facebook page at .

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