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.
  • 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.
  • Part-time must be available to work up to 29 hours per week.