Employment Classifications 

The Kenton County Sheriff’s Office employment classifications include full-time, part-time, and unpaid internships. Read the Employment Application Letter from Sheriff Korzenborn before applying. Please feel free to complete a Kenton County Sheriff’s Office Application form (PDF) and return it to the Administration Department for future consideration. A fillable version of this application is also available. Please note the fillable PDF is not compatible with all web browsers. You may need to download the application before you can open it and view it.

Original signed application is required to apply for a position. Original application will only be valid if received by ending date/time of job posting. Applications can be sent by mail or dropped off at:
Kenton County Sheriff’s Office
1840 Simon Kenton Way
Suite 1200
Covington, KY 41011

Full-Time Employment

A full-time employee is one who works more than 40 hours per week on a regularly scheduled basis. Full-time employment with the Kenton County Sheriff’s Office, enjoys a variety of benefits including:

  • Competitive wages
  • Health benefits plan
    • Dental
    • Hospitalization
    • Optical plans
    • Prescription
  • Life Insurance coverage
  • Optional participation in state administered 401(k) program
  • Paid sick days
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Participation in the County Employees Retirement System (CERS)

Current Positions

School Resource Officer
  • The Kenton County Sheriff's Office is looking for a School Resource Office for the 2022/23 School year for the Covington Independent School Systems  Alternative School located in Devou Park. 180 Paid days, Vacation accrual at 16.67 hours a month based on hours worked. $36.07 hr., $51,940 total for the 180 days of work. Home fleet car, uniform and equipment supplied. Must be retired certified KY Peace Officer in good standing. This is a one year contract. Any questions contact Captain Brian Butler at (859) 392-1823.

Apply online at the Kentucky Association Chiefs of Police Website: