Police Chief

Grand Island, NE
City of Grand Island

Seven years of progressively responsible experience in law enforcement including five years in an administrative capacity. Experience should include budget formulation, development and implementation of department goals and training and performance evaluation.

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in criminal justice, public or business administration or a related field. (Master’s Degree preferred.)

License or Certification:
Employee must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain insurability as determined by the City’s insurance carrier.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, required certification from the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center.

Position is subject to Civil Service testing procedures. Testing will be conducted for qualified candidates. Qualified candidates will receive notification of testing details.

Establish residence within twelve (12) miles of the city limits of the City Of Grand Island within 6 months of employment.

Position will start at the entry level of the City’s salary table. Consideration may be given if experience exceeds entry level qualifications.

Candidates are subject to a background search, pre-employment physical, drug screen and psychological testing.

Must submit with application copies of: birth certificate and college diploma or transcripts. Candidates that do not submit the requested information by the application deadline, once determined, will not be eligible to test. If currently possess a Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center certificate or graduated from any other law enforcement programs, please submit a copy of your certificate with your application.