Certified Police Officer - $15,000 Bonus

City of Alliance - Alliance, Nebraska

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$18.38 hourly
Academy Graduate:
$19.92 hourly
$21.58 hourly
Top Pay:
$25.34 hourly

Job Description

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 for Nebraska Certified Officers with at least 2 years of equivalent experience and 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.

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. Contact Officer Vera Chavez for department specific questions at 308-762-4955. To be considered for the position, applicants must turn in a completed application, cover letter, a copy of certifications. Civil Service exam and interviews TBD. First Review: June 13, 2019.

Additional Information

About the Department: The Alliance Police Department consists of seventeen (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.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21 or older
  • Education: Graduation from High School or GED
  • 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.

Contact Informaton

Carla Mayhew

City of Alliance
PO Box D
Alliance, Nebraska
phone: 308-762-5400

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