The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is presently taking Lateral Transfer applications to establish an eligibility list for the position of Deputy Sheriff (Road Patrol) which currently two open positions exist. Nebraska Law Enforcement Certification is required for “Lateral Transfer”. Out of state certifications must meet the NLETC qualification standards for certification. Job Description A Deputy with the Madison County Sheriff’s Department will perform all related duties on the patrol division including, but not limited to, patrolling Madison County’s rural and municipal areas to prevent and discover the commission of crimes; enforce State laws; enforce traffic regulations; conduct investigations on criminal offenses and traffic accidents to gather evidence, obtain witnesses and make arrests; serve subpoenas, writs, executions and other civil documents; provide documentation and testimony to courts; perform prisoner transports and extraditions.
Minimum Required Qualifications Nebraska Law Enforcement Certification is required, out of state certifications must meet the NLETC qualification standards for certification. Ability to meet, communicate, and work with general public effectively and to react calmly, quickly, and accurately in emergency situations essential. Must successfully pass a thorough background check, and psychological exams. Hiring Process Following a review of all applications, qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the hiring process. Verification of Nebraska Law Enforcement Certification and have a successful Merit Commission interview in order to be placed on the eligible for hire list (i.e. eligibility list). The eligibility list is valid for up to six (6) months. Those on the eligibility list will be considered for employment.
Salary and Benefits Starting probationary salary $50,897.60 per year with graduated increases for five years, to $62,400.00. Posted salary negotiable based on certification, experience, and qualifications. Madison County offers excellent benefits to include health, vision, and dental insurance; paid sick, vacation, and holiday time; and a retirement plan.
Madison County is an EO/AA employer and qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. Applications must be received, or post marked no later than midnight December 1, 2022. Merit Commission Interviews will take place on December 7, 2022. Starting at 0930 hours, please plan accordingly.