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Full-Time Police Officer

The City of Atkinson, Nebraska, is currently accepting applications for full-time police officers. Atkinson is located along Highway 20 in Holt County and is part of the beautiful Sandhills. The city has about 1,400 residents.

Applicants must be a citizen of the United States, at least 21 years old, possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate, have a valid Nebraska driver’s license, be of good moral character with no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions, and be in good physical condition.

Certified law enforcement officers are preferred but all applications will be considered. Uncertified applicants must meet admission requirements for the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center.

Applicants must be willing to work a variety of shifts to include nights, weekends, and holidays. Pay rate is dependent on education, qualifications, training, and experience.  

Applications are being taken now and will be taken until the position is filled.

Benefits include:

  • Paid family health insurance
  • Partial paid health insurance deductible
  • Paid employee dental insurance with option to add family at employee expense
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 414(H) retirement plan with 5% employer match
  • Uniform allowance
  • Cellular phone provided
  • Paid vacation
  • Sick time
  • Personal time

Interested applicants may contact the City of Atkinson, 104 S. Main St., Atkinson, NE 68713, call 402-925-5313 or e-mail the City Clerk at shelly.wieneke@atkinsonne.com. Cover letter, resume, and city application will be accepted until the position is filled. The City of Atkinson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.