Police Officer

Columbus, NE
Columbus Police Department

Salary: $27.32 – $39.11 per hour.

Closing Date: July 1, 2024.

Position Summary:

Responsible for patrol and investigation work in protecting life and property and enforcing laws and ordinances in Columbus, Nebraska. Will work a variety of shifts and some weekends.


  • Applicants must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Be of good moral character.
  • Have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions, so they will be eligible to attend the Nebraska Law Enforcement Academy.
  • Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass Civil Service Requirements.
  • All probationary officers must satisfactorily qualify for and complete a course at the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center as required by Nebraska Statute.