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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: Lt. Shepardson

612 Lincoln St Ste 1

Beatrice, NE 68310

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


 


 

PART-TIME CORRECTIONAL OFFICER

 

The Gage County Detention Center is accepting applications for part-time Correctional Officer.  Minimum starting wage is $12.00 per hour with an increase in hourly wage to $14.12 once the jail training course is completed through the Nebraska Law Enforcement Center.

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must be 19 years old with a high school diploma or GED.  No felony convictions or Class I misdemeanor convictions.  Valid 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.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Applicant must be able to work a minimum of two day shift positions (6 am – 6 pm), two night shift positions (6 pm – 6 am) and one weekend each month.

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

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

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE DROPPED OFF OR MAILED TO:

Gage County Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Lt. Shepardson
612 Lincoln Street

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


We always welcome resumes and applications. They will be kept active for one year.

You may mail your resume to us if we do not have any current openings to:

Gage County Sheriff's Office
612 Lincoln St Ste 1
Beatrice, NE 68310-2988

Please download the attachment below, complete it, and return it to our office.  You must have a total of six (6) references.

Online Application (PDF)