Job Opportunities

Kenton County Detention Center Job Postings


  • Must be 21 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Pass background, physical and drug screen
  • Flexible schedule
  • No felony convictions; misdemeanors on case by case basis

Why Work for Us?

  • High starting pay with annual increases
  • Immediate health benefits plus vision & dental
  • Outstanding training and staff development
  • Pension system and retirement plan
  • Short-term longevity pay
  • Tuition reimbursement 
Deputy poses for a photo.

“I am able to touch the lives of people who are in need of some type of guidance.”
–Deputy Gerod Williams

Sergeant poses for a photo.

“As a woman, there’s a lot of people who say that I can’t do my job. I love coming in everyday and proving myself.” 
-Sergeant Billie Jo Louden

Captain poses for a photo.

“It’s a good career and a good career path. You’re not just locked into one position.” 
–Captain Trey Smith