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How does "Veteran's Preference" in employment work with Johnson County?

Veterans who have been honorably discharged from the military may apply for Veteran’s Preference for all Civil Service positions.  Civil Service positions include all sworn law enforcement jobs within the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.  To learn more about Civil Service opportunities, click here.

May I apply for more than one position?

Yes, but you must submit an application for each position for which you want to apply.

How long will my application remain active?

Your application remains active for 90 days after the position closes.  The application will only stay in the pool for the position that you applied for.  It will not be reviewed for other open positions.

When will I know if I am selected for an interview?

It generally takes two to three weeks after a position closes for the HR Partner and hiring manager to review all of the applications.  At that time, the applicants selected to come in for interviews will be contacted.

If I am interested in a particular type of job, but I do not see any openings in that field listed on the website, may I still submit my application?

No, we only accept applications for current position openings.  Other unsolicited applications will not be reviewed.  To set up e-mail alerts when a position is posted that you may be interested in, you can create a Job Search Agent from your account.

To set up a Job Search Agent:


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