Added Mar 31, 2017
Job Type
Job Category
Fire, Law Enforcement & Security
The City of Lexington has the following full-time position opening:

Position: Police Sergeant

Department: Lexington Police Department

Status: 40 hours / week non-exempt

The Lexington Police Department is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Police Sergeant. Must be able to obtain all certifications needed for a supervisor position and must be able to maintain certifications. Individuals will directly supervise patrol officers, enforce policies and procedures, state statutes and city ordinances, investigate, and conduct public relations. A thorough background investigation will be conducted.

Qualifications for the position include the following:
● be at least 21 years of age;
● be a U.S. citizen;
● possess a Nebraska Law Enforcement Certification
● have a minimum of 4 years total law enforcement experience;
● have ability to work weekends, nights, and holidays
● have a high school diploma or GED;
● have a valid Nebraska driver’s license with good driving record;
● have no felony, serious misdemeanor convictions, domestic charges or dishonorable discharges from the military service

A thorough background investigation, TABE and Psychological testing will be conducted.

Benefits include:
● Uniform ● Vacation ● Sick Leave
● 9 Holidays ● Health Insurance ● Dental & Vision Insurance
● Life Insurance ● Retirement Plan ● Fitness Center Membership

The City of Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Download the application and PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT (both are required) at and mail, or scan and email to Police Captain Paul Schwarz at P.O. Box 70 Lexington, NE 68850, If you have any questions contact Captain Schwarz at 308-324-2317. Forms may also be obtained at the City Office, 406 East 7th Street, PO Box 70, or Nebraska Workforce Development, 1501 Plum Creek Parkway in Lexington. Application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on May 1, 2017.

Paul Schwarz

Employer Information

City of Lexington

(308) 324-2341
406 E. 7th Street
Lexington NE, 68850