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Position Title: POLICE OFFICER
Agency Name: SIDNEY PD
Category: Law Enforcement
Location: Sidney Nebraska
3 Open positions available.
Positions will remain open until filled.

The City of Sidney Police Department is seeking dedicated and professional individuals, with compassion and a willingness to work with citizens to maintain a healthy and safe community. Our officers are well-equipped with vehicles, firearms, bullet proof vests, and all the necessary equipment and training to be successful in this challenging, but rewarding, profession. The Sidney Police Department is authorized to maintain 14 sworn officers.

Department Information:

Flexible work schedule including all shifts with attractive days off built in
Bi-weekly pay schedule
Nebraska Police Retirement (Defined Contribution)
Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance and paid holidays

Minimum Requirements:

21 years of age or older
High school diploma or equivalent
Valid driver’s license and good driving record
Speak and write the English language
Be of good moral character
No felony or domestic violence convictions

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree, Nebraska Certified Law Enforcement Officer or equivalent from another State.

Miscellaneous Information:

Non-certified applicants starting hourly pay: $19.28/hour
Certified applicants starting hourly pay: Negotiable within established pay range
Maximum Patrol Officer hourly pay: $25.64/hour
Signing bonus is available for current NE certified officers or officers eligible for reciprocity process following satisfactory completion of probationary period
Following employment offer, continued employment is contingent upon satisfactory psychological test battery, medical examination, and pre-employment drug screen
The successful applicant must complete an FTO program and one year probationary period
Residency requirement: Must reside within 15 minutes driving time of City limits

Application Process:

Written test, oral interview, physical fitness test and background investigation
Preference points for military service and/or Nebraska certification (if not actively employed in law enforcement)
Lateral entry process available for individuals who hold a current Nebraska Law Enforcement Certification and are currently employed as a full-time Law Enforcement Officer.
Applicants who do not meet minimum qualifications will not be invited to test
Salary: $19.28/hour to: $25.64/hour
Closing Date:
Contact Person: Jo Houser, HR Director
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 308-254-7002
Contact Address:
PO Box 79
Sidney, NE 69162
Web Site:
Opening Date: 4/1/2020

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