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Position Title: Police Officer I
Agency Name: Seward Police Department
Category: Law Enforcement
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Description:
The City of Seward is seeking highly-qualified applicants for the position of full-time Police Officer I. Currently, the City has one opening for Police Officer I. The ideal applicant must have a strong work ethic and values to enforce all State statutes, City ordinances and Federal statutes; and maintain law and order within the City of Seward.

All applicants must: Be at least 21 years of age at time of hire; possess a valid driver's license; be a U.S. citizen; be a high school graduate or GED equivalent;
must pass thorough background investigation, physical exam, psychological
screening and polygraph; must meet all requirements of entrance to the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center Basic Recruit Academy, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

A 5% Certified Preference Credit will be added to the passing written examination score if currently certified as a Police Officer and who submit a copy of their certification with the application. In addition, the City of Seward is offering a $3,000 Hiring Bonus if the selected candidate is currently certified or if certified in another state meeting reciprocity requirements.

Written and oral examination will be held on May 21, 2020. No alternative examination date will be offered. Applicants must pass a written exam with a score of 70% to be eligible for the oral interview. Civil Service Commission reserves the right to limit the number who undertake oral interview. Individuals claiming Veteran’s Preference must include a copy of DD214 with the application.
Salary: $19.78 - $26.35/hr plus full benefits
Closing Date: 7/22/2020
Contact Person: Bonnie Otte
Contact Email: bonnie.otte@cityofsewardne.gov
Contact Phone: 402-643-2928
Contact Address:
537 Main St., P. O. Box 38
Seward, NE 68434-0038
Web Site: www.CityofSewardNE.gov
Opening Date: 6/24/2020



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