Deputy, Sheriff (Lateral Entry)

Omaha, NE
Douglas County Sheriff

$31.00 – $43.10 Hourly

6/14/2023 11:59 PM Central

The Position

Deputy Sheriffs perform field and office law enforcement duties. As uniformed or non-uniformed officers, they patrol assigned areas; transport mentally ill persons to appropriate institutions; serve Court Orders; investigate violations of law; apprehend violators; gather and preserve evidence; appear as court witnesses; under Court Order, replevin property; carry out eviction procedures; collect delinquent taxes; conduct Sheriff’s sales required by law; investigate accidents and render aid to the public; make reports; book, guard and transport prisoners as required by law and by the Sheriff; provide Court security and supervise civilian employees of the Sheriff’s Office when necessary.

Education and Work Experience and Other Requirements

Candidate must have graduated from high school or must possess a certificate that certifies an educational development of at least a high school graduation level (G.E.D).

Applicant must 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.

Must have attained the age of 21 years at the time of certification from the NLETC.

Possession of a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License at the time of application, time of hire, and throughout employment.