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1 W. Main St. | Newcastle, WY 82701

Weston County Employment Opportunities


Employment Opportunities

Weston County is accepting applications for:

Weston County Sheriff’s Office – Detention Officer 

Located in the northeast corner of Wyoming, the gateway to the Black Hills, you are within minutes of many enjoyable outdoor activities, including: hiking, camping, fishing, rock climbing, mountain biking, ATV riding, hunting and many other outdoor adventures. Newcastle is within an hour of national attractions like Devil’s Tower, Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Memorial Monument.

THE WESTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE is hiring for the position of Detention Officer. Applicants must be 21 years of age, be able to pass WLEA physical standards, written test, background check, Psychological exam and oral interview. Must be able to work nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Beginning wage $18.92, after completion of the Academy, New wage of $21.22. Full benefits package including Wyoming Peace Officers Retirement, Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance, Vision, and Dental Insurance. 

For more additional information and application, please contact: Lieutenant Jason Jenkins at [email protected] or 307-746-3820.


Looking for individuals able and willing to transport Title 25 patients from Newcastle to Casper, Wyoming. Must provide vehicle, insurance, and valid Driver’s License.
Please submit letter of intent to the Weston County Clerk

1 West Main
Newcastle, WY 82701
[email protected]

Detention Officer – The Weston County Detention Center is accepting applications for the position of Detention Officer. Starting wage will be $18.92 per hour plus benefits. POST Certification is required within one year of appointment.

Application must have a valid D.L., H.S Diploma or a GED equivalent and successfully pass the medical, psychological and drug exams along with an investigative background check and other requirements established by Wyoming POST.

Application packets are available at the Weston County Detention Center, 25 N. Sumner Avenue, Newcastle, WY.

Tony Barton
Chairman of the Weston County Commission

Past County Elected Officials
Lists of former county elected officials are now available online! These date back to 1915!