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Category: Law Enforcement
Location: Blair, Nebraska
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a lateral entry Deputy Sheriff position. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age; have a valid Nebraska driver’s license; a high school diploma or GED; no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions; be able to read, write and understand the English language; must reside within Washington County within one year of appointment, and be able to work rotating shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Nebraska certification is preferred but not mandatory. Out of state certifications must meet the NLETC qualification standards for certification.

All applicants will be subject to a thorough background check. Hourly pay, $21.64-$25.22, dependent upon the number of years of service. Benefits include a $5,000 signing bonus, individual health insurance, access to vision, dental, life and disability insurance, subsidized family health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, employer matched-retirement, take-home vehicles, and the following equipment:

* Badges, collar brass, and name tags
* Body armor
* Outer vest carrier
* Ammunition
* Handgun
* Off duty handgun
* Patrol Rifle
* Shotgun
* Taser
* Narcan
* Duty Belt
* Portable radio w/ shoulder mic and earpiece.
* Body worn camera
* Computer
* Take Home Car

Additional opportunities within the Washington County Sheriff's Office include:
* Missouri River Boat Patrol
* FTO Training Officer
* SRT Team
* CERT Team
* SRO Officers
* K-9
* In mid-2020 we are moving into a new Justice Center comprised of Sheriff's Office, Court Offices, and a 120 Bed Correctional Facility.
Salary: $ 21.64 - $25.22
Closing Date: 6/4/2020
Contact Person: Captain Brensel
Contact Email:
Contact Phone:
Contact Address:
1535 Colfax St.
Blair, NE 68008
Web Site:
Opening Date: 5/14/2020

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