(Lincoln, Neb.)- Applications for the 2014 Sworn Officers Selection Process for the position of Nebraska State Patrol Trooper are currently being accepted through April 4, 2014, for consideration for the 56th Basic Recruit Camp scheduled to begin on October 20, 2014.
The online application is located on the Nebraska State Jobs Career Center at the Nebraska State Patrol Trooper Posting link. Questions reference the hiring process can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 1-866-JOIN-NSP (564-6677).
The beginning salary for a recruit is $31,892 annually. Upon graduation, the salary will increase to $44,574 annually. Other excellent career benefits include paid vacation and sick leave, medial insurance, life insurance and full retirement benefits.
Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen and 21 years of age by May 1, 2015, when they take the Oath of Office. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED equivalence. The 2014 Application Handbook covering all of the necessary qualifications and requirements can be found on the Nebraska State Patrol websiteunder the Career Opportunities tab.
“The Nebraska State Patrol is looking for the best of the best to join our ranks,” said Colonel David Sankey, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “If you are a goal orientated individual with a desire to serve the citizens of Nebraska, I would encourage you to explore a career as a sworn member of the Nebraska State Patrol.”