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Position Title: Male Corrections Officer
Category: Jailer
Location: Columbus, NE
The Platte County Detention Facility, Columbus, Nebraska, is currently accepting applications to establish a register for the position of male Corrections Officer. Applicants must be at least 19 years of age, be in good physical condition, have received a high school diploma or equivalent, no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions, possess a valid Nebraska Operators License, and be able to meet the requirements of the Nebraska Training Center and the Platte County Merit Commission.

Platte County offers full time Corrections Officers benefits, to include competitive wages, retirement, medical insurance (percentage paid for by county), vacation, paid holiday and sick leave.

Applications will be received until Friday June 7, 2019. Applications can be obtained at
- the Platte County Sheriff’s Office (2610 14th St.),
- the Platte County Detention Facility (1125 E. 17th St.),
- by contacting the Sheriff’s Office at (402) 564-9077,
- by contacting the Detention Facility at (402)563-4274,
- or by email at

The written examination will be conducted on Monday June 10, 2019 in the Community Room of the Platte County Courthouse at 9:00 AM. Oral interviews, for anyone who passes the written examination, with the Platte County Merit Commission will occur later this same day. Specific times will be provided upon completion of the written examination. Applications must be received by June 7, 2019 in order to be eligible to participate in the written examination.

Platte County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position is subject to veteran’s preference
Salary: starting $15.37 with nightshift differential
Closing Date: 6/7/2019
Contact Person: Sheriff Ed Wemhoff or Lt. Dave Westfall
Contact Email: or
Contact Phone: 402-564-9077
Contact Address:
2610 14th St.
Columbus, NE 68601
Web Site: under repair
Opening Date: 5/9/2019

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