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Deputy Sheriff (Lateral Entry)

Company: Douglas County
Location: Omaha
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

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 4 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. 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 certified through the military or certified through a jurisdiction other than Nebraska can check Nebraska Reciprocity eligibility at ( Law Enforcement Officer Reciprocity Certification Nebraska Crime Commission ). Applicants certified from a jurisdiction, other than the State of Nebraska, must complete the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center (NLETC) Reciprocity requirements. 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 March 16, 2023 to June 14, 2023 by visiting For more information on the application process, benefits, or general questions please email or contact Lieutenant Jennifer Birkhofer at or . Douglas County is an EOE Disability/Veterans

Keywords: Douglas County, Omaha , Deputy Sheriff (Lateral Entry), Government & Protective Services , Omaha, Nebraska

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