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Omaha Police Department

Position Title: POLICE OFFICER
Concentration: Law Enforcement
Level of Entry: Entry Level

Hiring Agency

Agency: Omaha Police Department
Address: 1819 Farnam St
City: Omaha
State: NE    Zipcode: 68183

Descriptive Tasks/Responsibilities for Position

The following is the testing process: Multiple Choice examination (passing point 70) around January 5, 2018. Time and date will be scheduled at time of application. Place: Creighton University, Rigge Science Building. Candidates who pass the multiple choice test will be invited to the next phase of the selection process, the physical ability (passing point 3 minutes 52 seconds, pass/fail) around February 2, 2018 at the Fire/Police Training Center. Candidates who pass the physical ability test will be invited to the next phase of the selection process, the structured oral interview (passing point 60), the month of March 2018. The final score on the eligibility list will be based on the multiple choice examination score (weighted 60%) and the structured oral interview score (weighted 40%) and, if applicable, military veteran’s points will be added to the final score.
Training $45,169.02 with step increases to $79,254.76 Annual (2018 pay scale)
Please visit our website (Benefits) for more information.

Candidates must provide proof of U.S. citizenship or proof of permanent residence or authorization to work. The City of Omaha reserves the right to conduct criminal history, driving record, reference and credit checks and a background investigation on applicants for employment. Successfully passing a review of the checks is required as a condition of employment. The City will require that you successfully pass a review of a pre-employment drug test, a hearing test. Vision test, medical, and a back screening examination, as well as a psychological review as a condition of employment. Failure to provide the information requested in the application process in a truthful, accurate and complete manner may result in disqualification, revocation of conditional employment or termination. APPLICANTS REQUIRING AN ACCOMMODATION FOR THE EXAMINATION BECAUSE OF A DISABILITY SHOULD ADVISE THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION OR AT LEAST 48 HOURS PRIOR TO THE EXAMINATION BY EMAILING
To Claim 5 points for veteran’s preference, you must submit proof of service (such as a DD-214) that includes date of induction, date of honorable separation, and date of honorable separation, and Social Security number. (You must have completed more than 180 consecutive days of active duty.) To receive an additional 5 points credit for disability, you must submit proof of eligibility from Veterans Administration dated within the last 12 months. This information must be submitted to the Human Resources Department on or before January 6, 2018.


The knowledge, skills, and abilities above may be acquired through, but are not limited to, the following combination of education and/or experience.) High school graduate or equivalent. Citizen of the United States prior to completion of certification training. Twenty-one years of age prior to completion of the training program. Valid motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.

*Has not been convicted (or has been pardoned) of a crime punishable by imprisonment in a penitentiary for a term of one year or more, including convictions of Class 1 Misdemeanors.
*Has not been convicted of driving while intoxicated or under the influence in the two years immediately preceding the start of the training academy.
*Has not received a punitive discharge from the United States Armed Forces.
*Has not been denied certification status, had certification revoked or currently suspended in this state or another jurisdiction.
*Not been convicted of any crime involving the threat or actual use of physical violence that would constitute a Class I Misdemeanor in this state.
*Not been convicted of any crime involving the threat of or actual sexual assault or abuse.
*Not convicted of any crime of physical violence or sexual abuse against a child or children.
*Not convicted of a crime of domestic violence as defined in the United States Code, 18 USC 922(g)(9), that would disqualify from possessing a firearm.
*Not subject to an order of protection that would disqualify from possessing a firearm under the provisions of United States code, USC 922(g)(8).
*Does not have a past indication of physical, mental, or emotional incapacity.
*Has not been adjudged or convicted of criminal violations with such frequency so as to indicate a disrespect for the law and rights of others.
*Has not been adjudged or convicted of traffic violations with such frequency so as to indicate a disrespect for traffic laws and disregard for the safety of others within the past three years.
*Has not used marijuana for any purpose in the two years preceding the application.
*Has not used illegal drugs or narcotics other than marijuana in the five years preceding the application.
Must be able to work varying shifts, weekends, and holidays. Must be willing to submit to (following a final consideration) a background investigation, credit history, and driving abstract. Must be willing to submit to (following a conditional offer) a psychological and medical examination, a drug, vision, hearing test, and possibly a polygraph test. Must be willing to submit to random drug testing after being hired.
Any person who meets the qualifications and other requirements.
Completed City of Omaha employment applications must be submitted using the on-line application from the City website. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to check and ensure that any and all required application materials and supplemental forms are received by the City of Omaha Human Resources Department by the stated deadline. You may confirm receipt of any materials and forms by contacting the Human Resources Department. If the materials are not received in the Human Resources Department by the stated deadline, they will not be considered. There will be no exceptions to this rule. If you do not meet the requirements at the time of this posting, once you do meet the requirements you may apply when it is posted again.

Application Period

Application Period Begins: 11/13/2017

Application Period Ends: 12/28/2017

Number Positions to be Filled: 1

Yearly Salary: $45,169.00
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)

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