Certified and Non Certified Police Officers

City of York   York, NE   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on November 15, 2021
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The York, Nebraska Police Department is currently hiring for multiple Police Officer positions.

Certified Police Officers $15,000 sign on bonus - Non Certified Police Officers $3,000 sign on bonus

$22 - $28/hour based on experience. 

York offers more than a “job”, we offer the chance to make an active difference in the community with a meaningful career. York PD enjoys great local support from residents and businesses, and positive working relationships with stakeholders such as the local schools. We constantly strive to expand our involvement within the community; we are part of many local celebrations and events, and have representatives on several local boards/committees. The York Police Department believes in modern policing, but embraces our small-town culture. If you have goals that include helping others, having meaningful impact, and enjoying the pride that comes with serving your community, the York Police Department welcomes your application.

These positions are secure, full-time positions with recently updated pay and benefits, including paid overtime and holidays, and excellent family health insurance. The York Police Officer base pay scale ranges from $43,761 to $58,348 annually. Certified or experienced officers starting wages are based upon experience and qualifications. We have recently updated both our written exam and hiring procedures.

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, have the ability to obtain a valid Nebraska Driver’s License, and have obtained a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants must pass rigorous background checks and a pre-employment drug screening, and will undergo a series of written, physical, and psychological tests. Officers of the York Police Department are required to live in York County.

York Nebraska is a quiet, Eastern Nebraska community of approximately 8,000 residents, located at the intersection of Interstate 80 and Highway 81. Residents in York enjoy ample opportunities for outdoor activities, excellent public and private schools, and a wide array of local entertainment and activities. The police department is made up of 17 sworn officers, a community service officer, and 2 civilian support staff.


The City of York is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities