Sheriffs' Association of Texas

Kent County Sheriff's Office

Open Position: Deputy Sheriff

Close Date: Until Filled

General Description/Requirements:
Kent County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking qualified applicants for Deputy Sheriff. All applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and hold a current Peace Officer license in Texas. Qualified applicants will also be subject to an extensive criminal history and background investigation.

Applicants must have ability to communicate orally and must have good organizational skills. Applicants must be self-motivated and be able to work with little supervision. Applicants must be of high moral and ethical character, highly motivated, and trustworthy.


  • Starting Salary: $35,000 - $36,500 per year depending on experience
  • Paid Health Insurance for Employee – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Agency Issued Cell Phone
  • Take Home Vehicle

Applications must be picked up at the Kent County Sheriff’s Office at 227 S. Main St., Jayton, Texas 79528.

Any questions contact Sheriff William Scogin (806) 237-3802 or by email