To apply for a job with the City of Plattsmouth, print the online employment application form or obtain a copy from City Hall. Return the completed City employment application AND signed job description to City Hall, 136 N. 5th St., Plattsmouth, NE 68048. A signed job description MUST accompany your application or it will not be accepted.
Police Officer - Lateral or Non-Certified
The City of Plattsmouth, Nebraska, Plattsmouth Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Non-Certified Police Officer, Lateral Entry Police Officer.
A Police Officer- Non-Certified candidate does not currently possess a Law Enforcement Certification from the state of Nebraska or the equivalent from another state. A Police Officer- Non-Certified will be required to successfully complete the basic training curriculum at the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center to obtain their law enforcement certification.
A Police Officer – Lateral Entry is an experienced Law Enforcement Officer with a basic law enforcement certification and is assigned to the Field Training Program upon being hired. The length of training will be dependent on an incumbent’s performance as determined by the police training staff.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED; some college preferred, but not required, a valid Nebraska driver’s license, no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions, or a dishonorable discharge from military service. The incumbent must possess practical communication skills and a desire to work with the public. Duties for this position are consistent with municipal law enforcement. Testing for qualified applicants will be Saturday, January 27th, 2024, beginning at 9:00 am. Upon completion of the testing process, an eligibility list will be established for the current and future openings. A thorough background check will be conducted before any offer of employment. Current salary range is $51,729.00 to $72,321.60 dependent on experience. The City of Plattsmouth offers a competitive benefits package and professional growth opportunities.
APPLICATIONS CAN BE OBTAINED FROM THE CITY OF PLATTSMOUTH WEBSITE, WWW.PLATTSMOUTH.ORG, OR PLATTSMOUTH CITY HALL 136 N 5TH STREET PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA 68048.
CITY APPLICATION FORMS, ALONG WITH PROOF OF BASIC LAW ENFORCEMENT CERTIFICATION, COPIES OF DRIVER’S LICENSE, BIRTH CERTIFICATION, AND HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, MUST BE RECEIVED BY CITY HALL NO LATER THAN JANUARY 15th, 2024, AT 4:00 CST. EOE. POSITION IS SUBJECT TO VETERAN’S PREFERENCE.
Street Maintenance Worker
The City of Plattsmouth is accepting applications for a full-time position in the Public Works Department Mechanic / Street Maint / Operator. This position is eligible for full benefits and a retirement with a 7% match. Applications and complete job description are available at City Hall, 136 North 5th Street, Plattsmouth, NE 68048 or online here. Position is open until filled. Return applications and signed job descriptions to City Hall. If after hours, place in the utility payment drop box. Subject to Veterans Preference. EOE
Swim Lesson Instructors
The City of Plattsmouth is accepting applications for Swim Lesson Instructors at the Plattsmouth Community Center. Must be comfortable with people, young children, and have the ability to swim. Applications and job descriptions are available at City Hall, 136 N. 5th St., Plattsmouth, NE 68048, or online here. Return applications and signed job descriptions to City Hall. If after hours, place in the utility payment drop box. Open until filled.Subject to Veterans Preference. EOE.
Group Fitness Instructors and Personal Trainers - Community Center
The Plattsmouth Community Center is hiring certified Group Fitness Instructors and Personal Trainers. Group Fitness Instructors must have a National Group Exercise Certification (AFAA, Yoga, Zumba, etc.) or be willing to obtain one. Personal Trainers must have a National Personal Training Certification or be willing to obtain one. Applications and job descriptions are available at City Hall, 136 N. 5th St., Plattsmouth, NE 68048, or online here. Return applications and signed job description to City Hall. Positions open until filled. Subject to veterans preference. EOE
The City of Plattsmouth does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission of its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals with disabilities, or in any aspect of their operations. The city of Plattsmouth also does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices.
This notice is provided as required by Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information or accommodation regarding the ADA and Section 504 may be forwarded to the designated ADA and Section 504 compliance coordinator:
Emily Bausch, City Administrator
(402) 296-2522 ext 102 or
136 N. 5th St., Plattsmouth, NE 68046
Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Monday through Friday
Persons needing accommodation to participate in public meetings should contact the City Clerk by calling 402-296-2522 ext 304 or via email