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What should I do if I get an error message when trying to submit my application?

Our online application system supports all the major internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari and Microsoft Edge). If you are experiencing issues, you may want to try another browser. Make sure you have the latest version of the browser you are using.

What happens when my application is reviewed?

Johnson County selects applicants for jobs on the basis of their education, experience and skills. Your application will be compared to the job you applied for, so it is important to read the job posting and provide detailed information about your experience and skills as they relate to the description. Also, answer the supplemental questions thoroughly and truthfully.

How do I set up a Job Search Agent?

  • Login to your account.
  • Enter the information for which you would like the Agent to search. For example, if you are looking for an administrative position, type ‘administrative’ in the keywords box.  Then click ‘Search.’
  • The results of your search will be displayed.
  • At the bottom of the screen click the ‘Save Search as an Agent link.
  • Enter a name and acknowledge that you are requesting to receive email notifications from the system. Select ‘Save Search as Job Agent’ at the bottom of the screen.

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. Learn more about Civil Service opportunities.

How can I apply for a position?

All of our current job openings are listed on our careers page. Click on Jobs Open to the Public to view our current list.  Once you have identified a position of interest, you will need to click “Apply for this job.”

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 will remain active for 90 days after the position closes and can only be considered for the position that you applied for.