Employment Information

Interested in becoming a Deputy Sheriff?

Complete the Deputy Sheriff Job Interest Form so you can be contacted when openings occur and if you have any questions we can answer.

Current Openings & Apply!

To view Current Openings and apply, visit the Sarpy County Current Job Opportunities Page.

Sworn Deputy Opportunities

We are very proud of our Deputies and our fast-growing community. Deputies serve in many roles:

  • Road Patrol
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • K9
  • Criminal Investigations 
  • Warrants/Fugitive Task Force
  • Narcotics
  • School Resource Officer
  • DARE/GREAT Instructor
  • Courthouse Security/Transport
  • Civil Process
  • Professional Standards Unit
  • Sex Offender Registry Compliance
  • Mental Health Unit 

Deputies also have the ability to join auxiliary units such as:

  • Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT)
  • Crisis Negotiations
  • Crash Response/Reconstruction
  • Search and Rescue
  • Dive Team
  • Honor Guard
  • Project Lifesaver
  • Rapid Deployment Force
  • Bike Patrol
  • Drone Operator
  • Mobile Command Center
  • Field Training Officer
  • Peer Support

Deputies are no longer assigned to work in the Sarpy County Jail.  Upon successful completion of training, Deputies move right to the Road Patrol.

The current FOP Lodge #3 base Payscale (PDF) for Deputy Sheriffs ranges from $64,449 to $90,439 annually. This does not include specialty pay or overtime.

Deputies also receive $2,500 annually for the first two years for personalized law enforcement equipment and $1,500 every year after.

Deferred Compensation and a Health Retirement Account are both great programs offered to add to your county-supported retirement account (similar to a 401(k)).  

Longevity pay ranging from $885-2,400 annually, with options to place into retirement accounts for additional savings!

Current policy does not require tattoos to be covered.  Deputies may proudly display their tattoos, so long as the tattoos aren't considered offensive.

If you're interested in joining us, check out our flyer (PDF).

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Civilian Staff Opportunities

Civilian opportunities include:

  • Administrative Support Staff
  • Civil Process
  • Court Security Officers
  • Evidence and Property Technicians
  • Juvenile Services Staff
  • Nursing Staff
  • Technical and Systems Support
  • Tow Lot Staff
  • Vehicle Inspection


The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office offers excellent pay, vacation leave, sick leave, insurance, specialty unit pay, uniform reimbursement, longevity pay, training opportunities, college tuition reimbursement, retirement, promotional opportunities, and the satisfaction of serving your community as a respected member in the law enforcement field.

Benefits include:

  • Deferred Compensation Investing
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Matched Retirement Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Vacation

Get Notified of Future Openings!

To let us know you're interested in a job, complete a Job Interest Card, and you will be notified of future openings as they are posted.  Be sure to select "Law Enforcement" and "Public Safety".