Testing for reserve deputies

Staff Reports

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office will be conducting testing for the position of reserve officer 8 a.m. Oct. 13.

Testing for this position consists of a written examination, oral board review, physical ability testing and a background investigation.

Those individuals contemplating a career in law enforcement are encouraged to participate.

Reserve deputies work an array of details, augmenting the sheriff department's personnel, and may be assigned to assist in the jail division, patrol division or elsewhere as the need arises.

Reserve officers receive the training and experience law enforcement agencies look for when hiring new officers.

Testing will be conducted at the Douglas County Judicial and Law Enforcement Building, 1625 8th Street, Minden.

You must be at least 21 years of age to apply.

Interested individuals should contact the Douglas County Human Resource office at (775) 782-9860 to obtain an application prior to the testing date.

Those individuals having questions may contact Sgt. Tom Mezzetta at (775) 782-9931 to obtain information on the application process.


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