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Position Title: Part-Time Community Service Officer
Agency Name: HASTINGS PD
Category: Other
Location: Hastings, NE
Performs a variety of routine and non-sworn law enforcement fieldwork, code enforcement, animal control, assisting sworn staff, office work, public services tasks, and assisting with department administration functions.

•Code Violations—Investigate parking, abandoned vehicles, found property, and
nuisance property violations. Investigate potential code violations by identifying and responding to complaints; inspect residential, business, commercial, and public property; issue instructions for correction of the problem; maintain logs and records related to inspections and enforcement activity; consult with staff and prepare case reports for court action; testify in court. Work with other departments in providing assistance as needed for resolving other city code violations.
• Animal Control—Investigate reports of animal attacks, animal cruelty, or animals at large; interview witnesses, collect evidence, and write reports. Capture and remove stray, uncontrolled, or abused animals using nets, snares, or other means as necessary. Remove captured animals from animal control service vehicles and place in appropriate enclosure. Contact animal owners to inform them of captured animals or unlicensed animals. Educate the public about animal welfare, and animal control laws and regulations. Prepare for prosecutions and give evidence in court.
• Citizen Assistance—Respond to citizen complaints and requests for information and assistance; assist citizens at the counter or telephone. Provide general assistance to motorists.
• Transportation—Direct traffic as required; transport department vehicles for maintenance; transport items for mailing or shipping. Assist officers at criminal and traffic calls for services. Place vehicles in and release vehicles from the department’s impound lot. Conduct traffic surveys.
• Other Duties—Make local purchases of items for the department; maintain contact with police supervisory personnel to coordinate investigation activities; provide mutual assistance during emergencies; and provide general information about department activities.
• Performs related work as required and all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent. Must possess or be able to obtain by date of hire, a valid Nebraska Driver's license.

Applications may be filled out online at

Open until filled.
Salary: $16.186 - $22.112 / hr
Closing Date:
Contact Person: Joslynn Roth, Human Resources
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 402-462-3535
Contact Address:
1228 N Denver Ave
Hastings, NE 68901
Web Site:
Opening Date: 2/20/2020

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