The Yankton County Sheriff's Office is currently taking applications for the position of Yankton County Jailer to form an eligibility list for hire. Minimum qualifications are:
  • High School diploma or G.E.D. certification.
  • Ability to obtain one (1) week basic Jail training Certification within 12 months of hire date.
  • No prior felony criminal record.
  • Knowledge of procedures of jail facilities, codes, and statutes that apply to detention and legal process.
  • Ability to demonstrate good communication skills, written and oral.
  • Ability to maintain a professional relationship with the inmates, public and private agencies, general public and other employees.
  • Ability to function effectively under stressful conditions.
  • Currently possess or ability to obtain First Aid/First Responder and CPR Certification.
  • Ability to use good judgment and objective decision making.
For the full description and application click on the following links:

Yankton County Jailer Job Description | Yankton County Sheriff's Office Employment Application


The Yankton County Sheriff's Office is currently taking applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff.

Job Order: 864268
Job Time Type: Full Time (30 Hours or More)
Job Description: Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission including:
1. A citizen of the United States
2. At least 21 years of age at time of appointment
3. Has his fingerprints taken by a qualified law enforcement officer
4. Is of good moral character
5. Is a graduate of an accredited high school or has a high school equivalency certificate acceptable to the commission.
6. No felony convictions.
7. Must be able to deal effectively with the public in a wide range of stressful situations.

Minimum Age: 21
Education Level: High School Graduate
Requires a Drivers License: Yes, Operator License
Mimimum Salary: $44,715
Maximum Salary: $54,297
Pay Comments: DOE (Depends on Experience)

Print, complete and return applications to the Yankton County Sheriff's Department by mail, email or in person. Per employer applicants may also include a resume with application.

For the application click on the following link:

Yankton County Sheriff's Office Employment Application

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