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Posted on: November 7, 2023

Detention Deputy and Patrol Deputy Job Opening

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 White Pine County is located in Northeastern Nevada and encompasses 8941 square miles.


  • Under the supervision of a Sergeant or senior officer, a
  • Deputy Sheriff enforces state law and local ordinances,
  • Maintains custody and control of inmates, renders public assistance, conducts criminal investigations, serves civil process, investigates traffic accidents and enforces traffic laws.


$25.24 per hour (entry level) Patrol Deputy. $23.07 per hour (entry level) Detention Deputy. Pay is negotiable depending on experience. An excellent benefit package as negotiated by an employee contract. $5,000. - $15,000 hire on bonus. 


 The applicant must be a citizen of the United States of America. The applicant must be at least 21 years of age.  The applicant must be in possession of a valid Nevada driver’s license upon hiring and not stand convicted of a felony in the State of Nevada or convicted of a crime in any other state that is deemed to be a felony in the State of Nevada.   The applicant must not have been convicted of the crime of Domestic Battery defined in NRS 33.018.  The applicant must be a high school graduate or equivalent. Applicants must undergo a background check and have no disqualifying characteristics.  


Employment is contingent upon completion of a medical examination (including drug screen) The Sheriff’s Office will provide the packet and provider for the examinations. Employee must pass an annual physical exam.


Vision 20/20 in best eye and not worse than 20/30 in worse eye with /without correction if correction is necessary, uncorrected vision no worse than 20/100 in each eye.  Hearing : Average hearing 1000/2000/3000 HZ must not exceed 25bd. No single reading to exceed 35db at 500/1000/2000/3000/4000HZ. A hearing aid can be accepted with a letter from a audiologist indicating proper fit and level of hearing correction in both ears.


Must be able to work any shift or days of the week and     work in a security type environment and manage stressful and potentially dangerous/ difficult contact situations.


Lateral entry applicants who possess certification from another state other than Nevada will be required to pass the Nevada P.O.S.T. equivalency examination. The examination will be completed according to Nevada P.O.S.T. requirements.

General Instructions:  

HAND PRINT an answer to each questions.  If the question does not apply to you so state with N/A.  If the space available is not sufficient use a separate sheet preceded with the number of the reference block. DO NOT MISSTATE OR OMIT any material fact since the statements made herein are subject to verification to determine your qualifications for employment.


Click here for full job application and submit to the White Pine County Sheriff's Office.

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