Deputy Sheriff’s / Sergeant

Grant, NE
Perkins County Sheriff's Office

The Perkins County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for Full-Time Deputy Sheriffs and a Sergeant.


Lateral transfer opportunity.

Hiring Incentive $3,750 (non-certified) and $7,500 (certified). Salary $25.70 – $27.50 (non-certified) and $27.50 – 31.85 (certified). On Call & Call Out Pay Program.

Applicants must

  • Be 21 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma
  • Be of a good moral character
  • No felony
  • No serious misdemeanor or major traffic convictions
  • Valid drivers license
  • good physical condition

Nebraska Law Enforcement Certification and post-secondary education preferred, but not mandatory. Written and physical agility testing waived for Nebraska certified applicants who submit a copy of valid certification with application/resume. Uncertified applicants must meet admission requirements for the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center. Pay rate is dependent on education, qualifications, training, and experience.

Benefits package includes health insurance, county-funded health savings account, life insurance, short/long-term disability insurance, retirement plan, paid leave, holiday pay, uniform allowance, cellular telephone allowance, and fitness center membership.

All applicants will undergo an extensive background investigation, psychological examination, drug/alcohol testing, and must be willing to work a variety of shifts to include nights, weekends, and holidays.

Interested applicants may contact the Perkins County Sheriff’s Office at 200 Lincoln Avenue; PO Box 607, Grant, NE 69140, call (308) 352-7501 or e-mail Cover letter, resume and county application (all required) will be accepted until the position is filled. All positions open at the Perkins County Sheriff’s Office are subject to Veterans’ preference.

Perkins County is an Equal Opportunity Employer