The salary range for this position is $64,480 to $89,648 plus extensive benefits including a pension. Starting salary is based on experience. Applicants must complete the application online between November 21, 2022 and December 16th, 2022 by visiting governmentjobs.com.
3 openings available.
Internal Number: 9166
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office 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 3 pre-certified law enforcement officers for the position of Sheriff Deputy to serve as leaders in our community.
The lateral selection process is comprised of several elements including a structured interview, polygraph, background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical examination, and drug screening test. Reciprocity requirements, including physical abilities testing and written Test of Adult Basic Education (T.A.B.E.), must be met for applicants certified outside the State of Nebraska.
For more information on the application process, benefits, or general questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Lieutenant Jennifer Birkhofer at (402)444-7470 or email@example.com.
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).