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Position Title: POLICE OFFICER
Agency Name: SIDNEY PD
Category: Law Enforcement
Location:
Description:
The Sidney Police Department is seeking qualified individuals to fill a vacant Police Officer position. The Sidney Police Department is authorized to maintain 14 sworn officers.

Department info:
· Flexible work schedule including all shifts with attractive days off built in
· Department provides all necessary personal equipment (sidearm, duty gear, uniforms, etc)
· FTO Program
· Individually issued patrol rifles
· In-car video systems
· Bi-weekly pay schedule
· Nebraska Police Retirement (Defined Contribution)
· Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance and paid holidays


Minimum Requirements
21 years of age or older
High school diploma or GED
Good driving record
Speak and write English language
Be of good moral character
No felony or domestic violence convictions

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree,
Nebraska Certified Law Enforcement Officer
or equivalent from another State.


Application Process
Written test, oral interview, physical fitness test and background investigation
Preference points for military service and/or Nebraska certification
Applicants that do not meet minimum qualifications will not be invited to test

Following employment offer, continued employment is contingent upon satisfactory psychological test battery, medical examination, physical capacity profile and drug screen

The successful applicant must complete an FTO program and one-year probationary period
Residency requirement: Must reside within 15 minutes driving time of City limits

Non-certified applicants starting hourly pay: $18.82/hour
Certified applicants starting hourly pay: Negotiable within established pay range
Maximum Patrol Officer hourly pay: $25.26/hour
Signing bonus for current NE certified officers or officers eligible for reciprocity process following satisfactory completion of probationary period
Salary:
Closing Date: 4/14/2019
Contact Person: Jo Houser, HR Director
Contact Email: jhouser@cityofsidney.org
Contact Phone: (308) 254-7002
Contact Address:
PO Box 79
Sidney, NE 69162
Web Site:
Opening Date: 1/14/2019



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