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POLICE PATROL OFFICER
(Entry or Lateral)

Description:  The Scottsbluff Police Department, a Civil Service Department, is currently accepting applications for Police 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, AUGUST 26, 2022.

Requirements: 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 NLETC, 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 NLETC requirements for reciprocity certification and FTO.
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RECORD TECHNICIAN

Description:  The job of Record Technician involves a variety of skilled work involving maintenance of the police record system for the Police Department, and clerical support for the Police Chief and other personnel in the Police Department.  A Record Technician will handle direct service to the general public and to other law enforcement agencies with regard to questions involving police activities and police records.  this position may receive assignments from the Police Chief, a Police Captain, or a Police Sergeant.  Direct supervision is provided by the Administrative Support Services Captain.  See full job description and application on the link below.
Applications must be in the Human Resources Office by 4:00 p.m., MDT, FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2022.

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SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD
(Part-time/Seasonal)

City of Scottsbluff Police Department, is accepting applications for School Crossing Guard. 

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Description of the Job:
The job of School Crossing Guard shall include supervising the safe crossing of pedestrians, children in particular, at crossing locations clearly marked as such and established by law. This is a part time job which lasts only while public schools are in session. This position is supervised by the Police Support Services Captain.

Essential Functions of the Job:
Assist children in crossing busy intersections on the way to and from school;
Give pedestrians verbal instructions regarding waiting for the School Crossing Guard and
 crossing properly;
Be on duty as directed during hours when school is in session;
Observe and report accidents and conditions that are detrimental to safety of motorists or pedestrians, including violations of traffic laws and regulations;
Prevent pedestrians from committing unsafe and unlawful acts;
Inform motorists, through appropriate signals, that pedestrians are using, or about to use, the crosswalk and have the right to proceed;
Encourage patterns of safe behavior by pedestrians when crossing and traffic way;
Assist department in traffic counts when requested;
Assist the Police Department with traffic control, i.e. parades, when needed;
Regular attendance and punctuality required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to understand and follow instructions.
Ability to relate well to children.
Ability to communicate with children and the public effectively and in a positive manor.
Must be dependable.
Ability to think and move quickly.
Ability to provide verbal direction to pedestrians.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to see, hear, talk, walk, stand, kneel and bend.
Ability to work in extreme weather conditions.

Hourly Salary: $10.40

A CITY APPLICATION FORM IS REQUIRED. COMPLETED APPLICATIONS CAN
BE SUBMITTED TO THE SCOTTSBLUFF POLICE DEPARTMENT OR TO THE
DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES AT CITY HALL, 2525 CIRCLE DR.,
SCOTTSBLUFF, NE 69361 APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL
POSITION FILLED.

The City of Scottsbluff is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The city fully complies with the
provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Only United States citizens and aliens
lawfully authorized to work in the United States will be hired. All new employees are required to
complete a citizenship verification form.

To be eligible to claim Veteran’s Preference under the provisions of Section 48-225 through 48-
231 of the Nebraska Statutes, you must furnish a copy of honorable discharge (Form DD 214) at
the time of filing this application.


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