LINCOLN – Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol are accepting applications for candidates to help patrol ‘The Good Life’ and be the next group of recruits ready to serve in communities across the entire state.
According to a release from NSP, a career as a Nebraska State Trooper is full of opportunity in every corner of Nebraska.
Nebraska State Troopers serve the people of Nebraska in numerous ways. Career paths include patrolling Nebraska’s roadways, investigating crime throughout the state, handling a police service dog, connecting with the public through education and safety programs, operating on the SWAT Team, piloting with the Air Wing, negotiating during crisis situations and many more.
Camp 67 begins training in July 2022 and concludes with the graduation of a new class of State Troopers in December 2022. Recruits are paid $21 per hour during the 22-week training program at the NSP Training Academy. Upon graduation, they will be sworn-in as Nebraska State Troopers, with a starting salary of $49,379, along with full benefits including medical and life insurance, paid vacation, sick leave and a great retirement program. Bilingual troopers are also eligible for a 2.5% pay increase upon graduation.
NSP officials state their team is looking to bring-on the next generation of troopers who will serve Nebraska for years to come. With expert training at the NSP Training Academy, candidates will bring the attitude of service and NSP will provide the training for you to serve the people of Nebraska with honor for many years as a Nebraska State Trooper.
Applicants must be a United States citizen and at least 21 years of age by December 16, 2022, when they take the oath of office. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED equivalence. Additional information about the application and selection process, including physical requirements, can be found at the Become A Trooper section of the NSP website.