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BNSF Railway
Special Agent (Police) - Omaha, NE

Position Title: Special Agent (Police) - Omaha, NE
Concentration: Law Enforcement
Level of Entry: Entry Level

Hiring Agency

Agency: BNSF Railway
Address: 4370 Gibson Rd
City: Omaha
State: NE    Zipcode: 68107

Descriptive Tasks/Responsibilities for Position

Apply early as this job may be removed or filled prior to the closing date, which is approximately seven (14) days after the posting date.

Job Location: Omaha
Other Potential Locations: Omaha, NE
Anticipated Start Date: 12/01/2021
Number of Positions: 1
Salary Range: $71,442-$79,500

Who we are and what we do

Do you want to be a part of something that really matters? Team BNSF includes professionals focused on safety and service that play a vital role in delivering the nation's freight. Together, we help move goods and materials that sustain life and support local, national and global economies. Our rail network is one of the largest freight railroads, spanning 28 western states and serving three Canadian provinces.

What we believe

At BNSF, our Vision and Values drive who we are, not only in our words, but also our actions. BNSF is committed to our foundational values of equality and inclusion. As members of the BNSF community, our employees are entitled to:

be treated with dignity and respect.
have equal access to tools, resources, training and development opportunities.
have equal opportunity to achieve their full potential.

We model the way through our leadership, our BNSF Diversity Councils, our eclectic Business Resource Groups, our deep involvement and investment in the communities we serve and through training programs. Our actions create an inclusive, open and collaborative workplace that encourages diverse perspectives in all interactions.


Protects and safeguards company assets and resources including personnel, property and customer’s property entrusted to the company.
Conduct proficient, sensitive corporate and criminal investigations, provide accurate, detailed reports and provide court testimony when required.
Identify and properly handle trespassers on Company property and make arrests as appropriate.
Counsels and advises company officials to reduce crime and accidents and improve security; coordinates response to railroad emergencies; supervises contract security guards and trains other employees on relevant matters.
Perform aggressive crime prevention patrol of facilities, railroad property and trains, with special emphasis on TOFC/COFC, automobiles, and high value shipments.
Perform other duties as assigned

The duties and responsibilities in this posting are representative categories to be used in deciding whether to apply for this position. This is not an exhaustive list of the position’s duties.


High School diploma or GED
Must have satisfactorily completed basic police training at a recognized state certified academy
Must meet peace officer commissioning standards in state in which this job is posted and be commissioned as such and maintain a valid State Peace Office License in that state.
Must meet BNSF Resource Protection Solutions Team standards as a Special Agent
Must have a valid driver’s license
Must be willing and able to travel as required
Must be able and willing to use the company’s computer system for creating reports and databases
Must be physically and psychologically fit, able to successfully pass any required company evaluations and pass an extensive background investigation
Must successfully complete any required company training for this position
Must have broad knowledge of railroad industry and operations; particularly as it relates to handling emergency situations such as derailments, load securement, and like events
Must have a broad knowledge of criminal law and procedures
Must be able to successfully lead people, often in a stressful critical-event environment
Must be able to meet any government or Company training and retention standards
Must live or be willing to relocate within 50 miles of the assigned work location
Eighteen months of successful experience as a full time peace officer with a city, county, state federal or railroad law enforcement agency required


Bachelor's Degree


BNSF offers competitive benefit programs and services including, but not limited to

Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
401(k) Plan
Railroad Retirement
Life Insurance
Incentive Compensation Plan (ICP)
Tuition Reimbursement Program

Criminal history
Last 7 years of driving history
Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
Social Security number
Medical evaluation
Drug Screen
Other elements as needed
BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping BNSF safe and drug free.

Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC is a condition of employment for such positions and requires candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic information; identity documents; fingerprints; digital photograph). More information is available at

BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status.
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Application Period

Application Period Begins: 10/08/2021

Application Period Ends: 10/22/2021

Number Positions to be Filled: 1

Yearly Salary: $71,442.00 to $79,500.00
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)

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