Public Safety



City of Scottsbluff Police Department, a Civil Service Department, is accepting applications for the position of Police Patrol Officer (Entry-level or Certified).  We are seeking individuals with integrity who are committed to public service, dedicated and professional, with a willingness  and compassion to work together with the citizens of Scottsbluff to maintain a healthy and safe community.

Applications must be in the Human Resources Office by 4:00 p.m., MDT, FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2019.

High School Graduate or GED, at least 21 years of age, with no serious misdemeanors or felony convictions.  Testing will include physical fitness test as required by Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center, written exam, oral interviews, extensive background check and psychological interview.

Officers certified in Nebraska will be granted a lateral entry upon completion of FTO program (wage dependent upon years of experience).  Candidates certified in other states will be granted lateral entry upon successful completion of Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center requirements for reciprocity certification and FTO.

All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be invited to test.
Testing is scheduled for APRIL 5, 2019 and includes a written exam, oral interview, and physical agility test.  The results of this process will establish an Eligibility List certified by the Civil Service Commission.  Offers of employment are taken from the certified list.

Applicants must be eligible for admission to the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center.  For a complete job description and application packet click on this link PATROL OFFICER, or you can contact the Human Resources Office, 2525 Circle Drive, Scottsbluff, NE  69361, or call 308-630-6216, or email:  

Salary range is $40,539-$54,412