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Deputy Sheriff Job Listing

The Gage County Sheriff's Office is currently taking applications for the position of full-time Deputy Sheriff. All applicants must be at least 21 years old, of good moral character, possess a current Nebraska driver’s license, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and never been charged with a felony, serious misdemeanor or serious traffic offense. Nebraska law enforcement certification is preferred but not mandatory. Starting wage will be $20.11 per hour effective July 1, 2019 and may be increased dependent upon prior certifications and experience. Residency is negotiable.  Please complete a statement for Release of Information including date of birth and Social Security number and include it with the application. All non-certified applicants will be required to have successfully completed the TABE test and to provide a copy of the results prior to testing/interview. Position will stay open until filled.  Applications must be mailed or hand delivered to Gage County Sheriff's Office 612 Lincoln St Ste 1, Beatrice NE 68310-2988. Please include a minimum of six (6) references with your application. Applications can be acquired from our website at www.gagecountysheriff.us; in person at the Gage County Sheriff's Office; or by contacting our office by telephone at 402.223.5222. Standard benefit package is provided. EOE




 

GAGE COUNTY DETENTION CENTER POSITION OPENING

TITLE: FULL TIME CORRECTIONAL OFFICER

 

The Gage County Detention Center is accepting applications for a full time Correctional Officer. Minimum starting wage is $15.18 per hour, could be higher depending on experience.  Benefit package is included.  The current position is for the night shift.

 

DEFINITION OF POSITION

 

To perform a variety of tasks in the day-to-day operation and management of the Detention Center. To supervise and control the daily activities of incarcerated inmates in the Detention Center through combining independent judgment and policy and procedures.

 

JOB RELATIONSHIP

 

The Correctional Officer is directly responsible to the Correctional Sergeant and in his/her absence, the Jail Director and/or Sheriff.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Applicants must be 19 years old with a high school diploma or GED. No felony convictions.  Valid Nebraska driver’s license is required.  Pre-placement psychological testing and a physical will be conducted.  Applicants will be required to pass a written exam and background check prior to interviews.

 

Applications can be obtained at the Gage County Sheriff’s Office or online at http://www.gagecountysheriff.us

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE DROPPED OFF OR SENT TO:

Gage County Sheriff’s Office

Attn: Sgt. VanLaningham

612 Lincoln St Ste 1

Beatrice, NE 68310

For questions concerning employment please contact Sheriff Gustafson or Sgt. VanLaningham at 402-223-5222.  Closing Date: Position will stay open until filled.


 


 

 

 

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