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Trooper

Lincoln, Nebraska

 

Nebraska State Patrol

PO Box 94907
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: 402-479-4966

Fax: 402-479-4002

E-mail: ppeters@nsp.state.ne.us
Website: www.nsp.state.ne.us   
 

Monthly Salary: $2,277.52 in camp, $36,296.00 upon graduation

  

Population: 1,740,000 

 

Application Deadline: 11/30/05

 

 

 

 

NEBRASKA STATE PATROL

TROOPER

 

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

 

The Nebraska State Patrol is currently seeking men and women to serve and protect the great state of Nebraska.  If you would like to be one of the elite, we are now accepting applications.

 

 

TO APPLY:

 

www.nsp.state.ne.us

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

You must be a U.S. citizen and age 21 by December 22, 2006; possess a High School diploma or GED.  Your vision must be correctable to 20/20 in each eye, normal hearing in each ear, valid motor vehicle operator’s license, sound mental and physical condition, good character, and no felony or certain misdemeanor convictions.

 

 

SELECTION PROCESS:

 

To be selected for employment, you must pass a written general knowledge test, participate in interviews, a psychological exam, a polygraph exam, a medical exam, eye and hearing exams, and a physical fitness test.  If you are selected, you will begin employment in an intense 20 week para-military setting basic training camp.  Currently, the next camp is scheduled to begin July 31, 2006, in Grand Island.  Candidates are required to stay at the academy from Sunday evening through Friday afternoon each week.

 

 

INITIAL DUTIES:

 

Working with communities to improve public safety, enforcing traffic laws, investigating crimes, enforcing the laws, rules and regulations on motor carriers (heavy trucks and buses), and enforcing drug laws. 

 

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

 

A wide variety of law enforcement career opportunities for those officers with two years of service including: Drug Interdiction; SWAT; Accident Reconstruction; Executive Protection; Police Service Dogs; Bomb Technician; Air Wing Enforcement; Training Academy; Liquor/Tobacco Enforcement; Hazardous Materials Response; and Criminal Investigation.

 

 

COMPENSATION:

 

Starting salary will be $2,277.52 per month, which begins in basic training camp. After graduation your salary would be increased to $36,296.00 per year.  Excellent career benefits include sick and vacation leave, uniforms, paid vacation, retirement program, and more.

 

 

1-866-JOIN-NSP

ppeters@nsp.state.ne.us

 

 

Completed applications must be received by

November 30, 2005 to be considered.

 

 

 


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