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Position Title: Police Officer
Agency Name: CHADRON PD
Category: Law Enforcement
Location: Chadron

The City of Chadron Administration and Chadron Police Department are looking for individuals who are dedicated and professional, with compassion and a willingness to work together with the citizens of Chadron to maintain a safe and healthy community. Our officers are well equipped with vehicles, firearms, bullet proof vests, body cameras and all the necessary equipment and training to be successful in this challenging profession.

Our Benefits: The City of Chadron offers excellent benefits: comparable wages, overtime, sick leave, annual leave, two personal leave days and nine paid holidays. A full benefits package including an outstanding health care plan (family coverage is $232.90 per month), dental and vision insurance, long term disability insurance, $30,000 in term life insurance and 7% retirement benefit. A city educational assistance program is available and Chadron State College has a strong Criminal Justice program for those looking to further their education and career.

Our Community: Located in the Northern Panhandle of Nebraska, Chadron was recognized as one of the 50 best sports towns in America according to Sports Afield magazine. Home of Chadron State College and surrounded by the beauty of the Pine Ridge, Chadron is an excellent, progressive community in which to live. Recent developments including a new hospital, new clinic, new regional air service provider and new businesses have further established Chadron as an economic hub of the area. Recreational facilities include the new Aquatic and Wellness Center, beautiful city parks and the Nelson Physical Activity Center. Picturesque Fort Robinson, Chadron State Park, and the Nebraska National Forest are nearby. Rapid City, SD, is 90 minutes to the north; surrounded by Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Deadwood, Sturgis and the beautiful Black Hills when the urge for a road trip strikes.

Our Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent, minimum age 21 years, excellent physical condition, valid driver's license, and be of good moral character with no felony conviction. Pre-employment drug test, physical standards test and psychological test are required. Nebraska Certified Officer is preferred but is not required.

Officers certified in Nebraska will be granted a lateral entry upon completion of FTO program. Candidates certified in other states will be granted lateral entry upon successful completion of NLETC’s requirements for reciprocity certification and FTO.

SALARY: $17.08 Base hiring rate, negotiable based on qualifications and experience.

CLOSING DATE: February 15, 2019

CONTACT PERSON: Bev Bartlett, Civil Service Secretary


CONTACT PHONE: (308) 432-0505

CONTACT ADDRESS: P.O. Box 390, Chadron, NE 69337


OPENING DATE: January 15, 2019
Closing Date: 2/15/2019
Contact Person: Bev Bartlett
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 308-432-0505
Contact Address:
P.O. Box 390
Chadron, NE 69337
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Opening Date: 1/15/2019

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