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

The City of Chadron Administration and Chadron Police Department are looking for motivated individuals committed to public service, looking to make a difference with their unique skills, while working as part of a team in the position of Police Field Sergeant. Our staff is well equipped with up-to-date equipment including: patrol vehicles, firearms, bullet proof vests, Tasers, body cameras, mobile data terminals and all the necessary equipment and training to be successful in this challenging profession. This position supervises police officers and other assigned staff for a 15 member police department and a full Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP/911 Center).

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 excellent health care plan (family coverage is $232.90 per month), dental and vision insurance, $30,000 in term life insurance, 7% retirement benefit and an Employee Assistance Program is provided. 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: The City of Chadron, located in the Northern Panhandle of Nebraska, has been 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, diverse 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 a new Aquatic and Recreational Center, beautiful city parks and the Nelson Physical Activity Center. Picturesque Fort Robinson, Chadron State Park, and the Nebraska National Forest are all nearby. Rapid City, SD is 90 minutes to the north, for when the urge to visit the big city strikes; surrounded by Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Deadwood, Sturgis and the beautiful Black Hills.

Our Requirements: A minimum three years of work experience as a fully commissioned/certified police officer, High School Diploma or equivalent, excellent physical condition, valid driver's license, and be of good moral character with no felony conviction. Pre-employment drug test, background check and psychological test are required. Nebraska Certification is preferred, but is not required.

Certified Officers: 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. The testing process for certified officers is simplified.

Applicants for this position may send letter of interest, references and resume to the Secretary of the Civil Service Commission, P.O. Box 390, Chadron, NE 69337-0390. More information is also available on the web at or email Applications will close on February 15, 2019. Applicants may be required to travel to Chadron more than once to participate in the selection process. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

SALARY: $21.22 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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