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Jailer I (Full Time) - Sheriff's Office

Douglas County Government
Job Description
How to apply:
Submit an online application through the Douglas County Career Portal at:
We don’t accept paper applications, emailed applications or faxed applications.  We only accept applications for open positions and you must apply online in order to be considered for a position. 

Sheriff’s Office
Jailer I
Full Time (42 hours)    
The job consists of routine and specialized work in performing security duties and enforcing order and discipline amongst the prisoners at the county jail.  Work involves responsibility for preventing escape, maintaining order and discipline within the prisoner population and for escorting prisoners to and from their cells.  The Jailer maintains security in and around cell blocks by checking facilities, taking head counts and performing security patrols.  The employee performs the duties necessary to book a prisoner into the jail, including photographing and finger printing.  The Jailer will supervise inmates in specific assignments to include, but not limited to: laundry, kitchen, book-in, court services, control, and road crew. 
  • Required: Peace Officer Standards and Training Certification (POST), as a Jailer, must be received within 6 months from the date of hire
  • Schedule includes days, nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Minimum 19 years of age
  • Must have and maintain a valid United States Driver's License (Class C),a satisfactory motor vehicle record (MVR) and the ability and willingness to drive a county vehicle; if assigned job duties require the use of a vehicle
Employment is contingent on passing a mandatory Physical/Drug Screen/Credit Check/Polygraph Test/Background Investigation/Psychological Examination and MVR.
Salary: $33,583.80 annually ($15.37 hourly) plus full benefits package
Resumes may be attached, but a resume without a complete application will not be considered.
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