Douglas County Sheriff’s Office - Deputy Sheriff (Pre-Certified)

Job Overview

Department Douglas County Sheriff’s Office
Job TitleDeputy Sheriff (Pre-Certified)
Salary$52,748 to $77,334
Deadline Aug 13, 2021 11:59 PM Eastern
Location Omaha, NE

Job Announcement

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, NE

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Sheriff (Pre-Certified)

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is now hiring pre-certified law enforcement officers for the position of Sheriff Deputy. 

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 5 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, drug screening test, and a physical fitness assessment.

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.

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

For more information on the application process, benefits, physical fitness requirements, or general questions, please contact Lieutenant Jennifer Birkhofer at (402)444-7470 or 

Douglas County is an EOE – M/F/Vets/Disabled

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Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.

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