Job Description

Chief of Police:

The City of Minden, a quaint little community with a population of 3,000, is currently seeking experienced, forward-thinking candidates who desire to provide great community police service for the position of Police Chief.  The City of Minden is located in Kearney County in Central Nebraska.

The Police Chief is responsible for the day to day operations of the police department with 5 full-time officers (including the Police Chief) and 1 part-time officer.  Police officers currently work rotational 12-hour shifts with varied days/weekends off.  All officers are required to work weekends and Holidays as needed.

Qualifications:  Six to nine years of law enforcement experience.  Two or more years of supervisory experience is preferred.  A valid Nebraska Driver’s License and graduation from the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center or successful completion of the Reciprocity course are required.  Candidates are subject to an evaluation profile review, background check and drug screen.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The successful applicant will receive a highly competitive benefits package including full family health insurance, vision, dental and retirement plan.

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.  The City of Minden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability and the position is subject to a veterans preference.

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Job ID: 250899342

City of Minden
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