Now Accepting Applications for Deputy Sheriff

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office in Blair, Nebraska is accepting applications for the position of full-time Deputy Sheriff. Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, have a valid driver’s license, and be of good moral character with no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions. Applicants must be willing to work a rotating 12 hour schedule including weekends and holidays, and reside in Washington County within one year of appointment. Law enforcement certification is preferred, but not mandatory. If not certified, applicants must meet the requirements for admission to the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center. All applicants must pass an extensive background check. After the background check, applicants will be provided date of the physical assessment and written test.

Benefit package includes health insurance, vacation, sick leave, retirement, take-home patrol vehicle, uniform allowance, and equipment.

Washington County will pay a one-time bonus of five thousand dollars ($5,000) to the applicant hired by the County who is already a full-time Nebraska Certified Law Enforcement Officer, or who is certified through another state and able to meet the Nebraska reciprocity requirements. The bonus will be paid as follows: $2500 upon hiring and then $2500 after six months.

Washington County is an equal opportunity employer. Applications may be obtained in person or by visiting our website:

Contact Person: Captain Shawn Thallas (402) 426-6981.

Contact Email:

Salary: Competitive Wage

Opening Date: 9/10/2018

Closing Date: 10/5/2018 at 4:30 p.m.

Contact Address: 

1535 Colfax Street

Blair, NE 68008

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