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Position Title: Certified Police Officer
Category: Law Enforcement
The City of Alliance, Nebraska is looking to hire a Certified Police Officer. This accelerated lateral process includes an award of $15,000 to be used towards a bonus and paid time off. Nebraska Certified Officers with at least 2 years of equivalent experience will be hired at a pay range of $19.92 to $24.34 depending on qualifications. Officers are then eligible for a step increase upon completion of probation and field training. Approved out-of-state certified officers will be eligible for a $10,000 bonus.

Experience: Must have graduated from a full-time certified police academy; been employed a minimum of two years as a full-time police officer in a single jurisdiction in which the training and experience qualify to become certified in Nebraska.

The individual will serve and protect the community by police patrol, investigation, traffic regulation, and related law enforcement activities and use experience and judgment to respond to emergencies, preserve the peace and enforce the law. Hours involve rotating shifts to provide 24-hour coverage. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as vacation and sick leave, holiday pay and participation in retirement plan.

The Alliance Police Department consists of 17 sworn positions and eight (8) civilian personnel. The Department’s command staff includes the Chief of Police and a lieutenant. Supporting the command staff are four sergeants, all who are assigned to the Patrol Division. The Police Department also has a Drug Investigator, Criminal Investigator and a K-9 Unit.

The Department works closely with local, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies. The Department responded to over 23,500 calls for service in 2015. The Alliance Police Department remains an active law enforcement agency in the western Nebraska region. Opportunities for personal growth, experience and rewarding work are just a few benefits available to those interested in joining the law enforcement community and becoming a police officer with the Alliance Police Department.

To be considered for the position, applicants must turn in a completed application, cover letter, and a copy of certifications. Civil Service exam and interview TBD.

First Review is June 13, 2019
Salary: $19.92 - $24.34 DOQ
Closing Date: 7/15/2019
Contact Person: Officer Vera Chavez
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Contact Phone: 308-762-4955
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Opening Date: 5/15/2019

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