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Position Title: Police Officer
Agency Name: MADISON PD
Category: Law Enforcement
Location: Madison, Nebraska
The Madison Police Department has a position open for a full-time police officer.

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, at least 21 years of age, with no serious misdemeanor or any felony convictions. Must have a High School diploma or GED. Applicant must have or be able to obtain a valid Nebraska operator’s license. Must be of good moral character and fiscally responsible. Must be able to operate police equipment including patrol car and radios. Will be expected to work nights, weekends and holidays.

Madison is a town of 2,400 people located in northeast Nebraska fifteen mile south of Norfolk and thirty-one miles north of Columbus along highway 81. A small town with more cultural diversity than many much larger communities. The Madison Police Department when at full strength has four full time officers including the chief and sergeant, and two part time officers.

Benefits include:
Paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays, full coverage family health insurance, uniform and vest allowance, and retirement plan.

Certified Officers:
Applicants that are currently Nebraska Certified Law Enforcement Officers are eligible to receive a $1,000 hiring bonus, and an additional $1,000 upon completion of 6 month probationary period, and will be expected to remain with the Department for at least 2 years. Officers fluent in Spanish will receive extra pay.
Pay: starting @ $19.00 to $21.00 per hour based on education and experience.

Non-Nebraska Certified candidates must meet all standards and be eligible admission to the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center. Physical Testing and written exam will be administered before candidate can attend Basic. Candidates sent to the Nebraska Law Enforcement Center by the City of Madison will be required to sign a 3 year contract.
Pay: $15:00 an hour until satisfactory completion of Nebraska Law Enforcement Basic.

Applications submitted in 2018 will still be considered for the position. Applications excepted until position is filled.

The City of Madison is an equal opportunity employer.
Closing Date: 4/16/2019
Contact Person: Chief Rod Waterbury
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (402) 454-3333
Contact Address:
Po Box 381
Madison, NE 68748
Web Site:
Opening Date: 1/16/2019

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