(Entry Level or Certified)

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
4:00pm, MDT, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2021.

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.

All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be invited to test. The Civil Service Commission will set the exam date at their September 14, 2021 regular meeting.  The Exam will take place 2-4 weeks following the application deadline.  The exam will be conducted at the Public Safety Building, 1801 Ave B, Scottsbluff, NE.  Additional information about the exam date will be provided to all qualified applicants.  The written exam will be given first.  Applicants who pass the written examination will move on to a physical fitness exam. Candidates passing both the written and physical exam will be scheduled for an oral interview with the Civil Service Commission on the same day.  

Applicants must be eligible for admission to the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center.

Salary Range:  $43,853-$61,717
Closing Date:  10/22/2021
Contact Person:  Human Resources Dept.
Contact Email:  jbode@scottsbluff.org
Contact Phone:  308-630-6216
Contact Address:  2525 Circle Drive, Scottsbluff, NE 69361



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:  $9.40
Contact Person:  Human Resources Dept.
Contact Email:  jbode@scottsbluff.org
Contact Phone:  308-630-6216
Contact Address:  2525 Circle Drive, Scottsbluff, NE 69361