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Position Title: Deputy Sheriff
Category: Law Enforcement
Location: Lexington, NE
The Dawson County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff. Non-certified applicants must be twenty-one 21 years of age prior to completion of the Nebraska Law Enforcement training program.
- Must be a citizen of the United States.
- Must possess a High School Diploma or possess a certificate that certifies an educational development of at least a high school graduation level (GED).
- Must possess a valid Driver’s License.
- Must pass a T.A.B.E. test.
- Must be of good character, so as to be free of any convictions of any crime punishable by imprisonment in a state or federal penitentiary for a term of one (1) year or more, or any misdemeanor conviction involving moral turpitude, or from which a pardon has not been received.
- Must be able to pass the physical agility test as established by the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center.
- Must meet any and all other requirements as specified by the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center.

Dawson County Sheriff’s Office offers full time Deputies benefits, to include competitive wages, provided uniforms and equipment, retirement, medical insurance (single paid for by the county), paid time off, paid holiday leave, and a take home patrol unit.

Dawson County Sheriff’s Office also offers specialty divisions to include Police Service Dog, Investigations, Accident Reconstruction, Firearms Instruction, etc. with an Investigator position currently vacant.

Starting wage for certified is $21.40/ hour.

Open until filled
Closing Date:
Contact Person: Lt. Tucker Case
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (308) 324-3011
Contact Address:
709 North Grant
Lexington, NE 68850
Web Site:
Opening Date: 11/26/2019

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