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Juvenile Service Officer

Sarpy County Papillion, NE

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Position Title:  Juvenile Services Officer Part-time – 30-36 hors/week – w/ Benefits-Set Schedule

Nature of Work: Under the general supervision of the Supervisor or designee, performs a variety of semi-skilled administrative, technical, and supervisory work for the juveniles detained or on release requiring moderate responsibility and independent judgment. 

Education and Experience:  Two (2) years of College-level coursework in social service, criminal justice, psychology, sociology, teaching, or social service area  required*. Experience working with juveniles preferred. *Approved combination of training and/or work experience that would provide equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered and substituted for the stated education.

Special Requirements: Must be 21 years or older at time of employment

Must have and maintain throughout employment a valid Driver’s License, as well as meet eligibility requirements of “acceptable driver standards” as defined by the County.

Must successfully pass extensive background checks, including but not limited to criminal history records check.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Knowledge of and ability to enforce and apply departmental Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and general orders Knowledge of the use of Sheriff’s Office records and their application to the solution of problem issues. Knowledge of Sheriff’s Office responsibilities and ability to use independent judgment in the performance of duties. Ability to work flexible hours and over-time. Ability to work with juveniles who are at risk.

Location and Hours of Work:  Patrick J. Thomas Juvenile Justice Center - 9701 Portal Road, Papillion, NE  68046.  As this is a 24/7 facility, hours may vary. Due to the nature of the position, day, evening, holiday, and weekend scheduling is necessary.

Starting Wage: $20.2867 per hour.

Applications:  To complete an application, you will need to do the following:

  • Visit www.sarpy.com/Job Opportunities  
  • Create an on-line application account. (link: applicant login)

In order to do this, you will need an email address as well as a password you will be able to recall, as you will want to access your account and application for updates on the selection process.

  • Once your account is created, select the position title for which you are applying, and complete the process.
  • Applications will NOT be accepted via fax, email, or paper; to be eligible for the job you MUST complete an ONLINE application.
  • Applications must be submitted on-line by 11:59pm February 18, 2019

Posting Dates:  February 12-18, 2019


Please be advised that if you advance in the application process, Sarpy County’s Employment Policy requires that you submit to a criminal history records check. Having a criminal history will not necessarily bar you from employment with Sarpy County as individual circumstances will be considered.

This position is subject to Veterans’ Preference



Job Details

Date Posted February 12, 2019
Date Closes February 18, 2019
Located In Papillion, NE
Job Type Part-time Employee
SOC Category 33-3012.00 Correctional Officers and Jailers
Zipcode 68046

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