Employment Opportunities

Lyon County Sheriff

Join the team where YOU can make a difference in Lyon County!


Open positions:

Deputy Sheriff – $18.18/hour

Detention Officer – $17.60/hour



Employee provided insurance

Optional supplemental insurance

Paid Training

Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick leave

On-site workout facility

Take-home vehicle (Deputy)




Persons interested in volunteering as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff of Volunteer Patrol must apply using the online application form.