Law Enforcement and Security - Court Security, Law Enforcement and Security - Patrol
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office in Omaha, Nebraska is committed to staffing its ranks with sworn employees of the highest quality and to reflect the cultural diversity of the community it serves. We are hiring up to 5 pre-certified law enforcement officers for the position of Sheriff Deputy to serve as leaders in our community.
The pay range salary for this position is $52,748 to $77,334 plus extensive benefits including a pension. Applicants must complete the entire application process online between August 2nd and 13th, 2021 by visiting governmentjobs.com.
Applicants must be 21 years of age, be employed as a sworn law enforcement officer working 100 hours or more per year in this capacity, and maintain an active law enforcement certification. Applicants from a jurisdiction, other than the State of Nebraska, must complete the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center (NLETC) Reciprocity Course within one (1) calendar year of hiring.
For more information on the application process, benefits, physical fitness requirements, or general questions, please contact Lt. Jennifer Birkhofer at (402) 444-7470 or email at email@example.com
Additional Salary Information: Pay structure is based on step increments 1-9. Applicants selected for employment will be placed no higher than step 8 upon hire.
Internal Number: 08792
About Douglas County Sheriff's Office
Douglas County has the largest population of all 93 counties in Nebraska, and includes the state's largest city. Douglas County covers 331 square miles bordered by the Missouri River on the east, Platte River on the west, Dutch Hall Road on the north and Harrison Street on the south.
The County operates under a board of seven elected commissioners.
The Sheriff employs 213 personnel, 134 sworn officers and 97 civilian employees, making it the largest Sheriff's Office in the state. The personnel deliver the full range of law enforcement services, including:
- criminal investigations
- prisoner transportation
- courthouse/civic center security
- civil process
- foreclosure proceedings
- warrant service
- mental health and protective order service
- sex offender monitoring
- tax collection
- crime lab and forensic services
The Sheriff's Office became nationally accredited in 2005 by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).