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PATROL OFFICER - Lateral/Sworn Officers Preferred

WAHOO POLICE DEPARTMENT is looking for a Patrol Officer to join our team. We are accepting applications for Officers currently holding certification or individuals that can obtain certification. Below is a short description of the job, the education/training required, application, and benefits that come with the position.
If you are interested in learning more about the position please email baker@wahoo.ne.us.

Patrol officers are responsible for the performance of professional police work on an assigned shift through the enforcement of local, state and federal laws in an effort to protect life and property and to ensure the maintenance of law and order throughout the community. An incumbent will be required to perform duties on an on-call basis, as needed.

Qualified applicants should have successfully Graduated high school or have an equivalent GED, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Must possess and maintain a valid Nebraska driver’s license at the time of employment.
Must possess and maintain certification by the State of Nebraska as a Law Enforcement Officer as required by law, or must obtain certification by the State of Nebraska as a Law Enforcement Officer within one (1) year of employment. Must maintain all certifications as may be required by the State of Nebraska or the City of Wahoo.

Pay scale for this position begins at a rate of $25.43 per hour and tops at $33.06 per hour over nine steps. (Please see attached pay scale)

Interested applicants should submit a job application (link below), a letter of interest and a resume if desired to:  (Please indicate position applying for on application)
    City of Wahoo
    Attn:  HR Coordinator
    605 North Broadway
    Wahoo, NE  68066
    or via email to: baker@wahoo.ne.us

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Application packets are available at City Hall, by emailing baker@wahoo.ne.us  or online at www.wahoo.ne.us under the Careers tab on the home page, or by calling City Hall at 402-443-3222. The City is an equal Opportunity Employer. Applications should be returned to City Hall, 605 North Broadway, Wahoo, NE 68066.


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