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Position Title: Police Chief
Agency Name: KEARNEY PD
Category: Law Enforcement
Location: Kearney, NE
City of Kearney



The City of Kearney is seeking qualified candidates for Police Chief following our current Chief’s retirement. Kearney is a community of 33,835 people with a family-oriented quality of life. Our community pride produces many partnerships working together to create an environment that is safe, progressive, friendly and attractive with a strong economy and an ever-expanding infrastructure. Kearney offers all the big city conveniences with the feel of small community living.


Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in criminal justice, public or business administration, political science, social sciences or related field. Fifteen years of law enforcement officer experience, including ten years administrative or management experience, that is broad-based and includes a commitment to a community-oriented philosophy of policing. Graduation from a state accredited law enforcement training academy with advanced executive training. Must possess good character as determined by thorough background investigation. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Thirty (30) minute response time.

Required application available on the City Website at under the Job Opportunities tab.

The City of Kearney is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

Closes at 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Annual Salary Range $96,826 – $136,233
Closing Date: 9/20/2018
Contact Person: Shawna Erbsen (HR Director)
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 308-233-3212
Contact Address:
18 E. 22nd St.
Kearney, Ne 68847
Web Site:
Opening Date: 8/23/2018

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