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Position Title: Police Officer I
Agency Name: SEWARD PD
Category: Law Enforcement
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.

Individuals claiming Veteran’s Preference must include a copy of DD214 with the application.

Written and oral examination will be held on July 29, 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.
Salary: $19.78 - $26.35/hr plus full benefits
Closing Date: 7/22/2020
Contact Person: Bonnie Otte
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 402-643-2928
Contact Address:
537 Main St., P. O. Box 38
Seward, NE 68434
Web Site:
Opening Date: 6/24/2020

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