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 

Pay: $25.14 per hour plus KLEFPF of $2.07 per hour Total $27.21 per hour.  Work 180, 8 hour days with weekends and holidays off and pro-rated vacation.


This serves as a notice of an assignment opening in the operations division.   The opening is for a retired Kentucky State certified law enforcement officer, in good standings, for the position of road deputy to be assigned as an SRO for the Scott High School

A Deputy in the Kenton County Sheriff’s Office shall be able to perform and meet all the requirements of a deputy sheriff assigned to the operations division, and courts division. He/She shall be able to take appropriate action when enforcing all county ordinances, as well as state and federal laws. He/She shall be a graduate of the basic academy taught by the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training and/or be eligible to receive KLEPF compensation. The Deputy must be able to handle and complete multi task situations. The Deputy shall be able to complete reports and handle investigations. He/She shall also be able to be a credible witness when testifying in a court of law and/or before any merit board. The Deputy shall be able to complete courses of instruction taught by the Department of Criminal Justice. The Deputy shall be able to perform and enforce all duties described in KRS. 70. All Deputies shall either have a Valid Passport and or a Kentucky Real ID  

All interested should submit an application to Captain Brian Butler.  Applications are available on our website or in our office located at:

1840 Simon Kenton Way, Suite 1200

Covington, KY 41011