Work for franklin

Job Posting

Urgently Hiring
Please scan and email completed paper applications to

Position Available:

Police Officer

Job Description:

The City of Franklin is accepting applications for a full-time police officer position and a part-time position. NLETC certification is preferred, but not mandatory. Requirements: Candidate must meet qualifications for the NLETC certification. You must be 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED and be of good moral character, with no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions. We are a small department with big community-oriented practices. Franklin Ne is located 14 miles west of Harlan County Reservoir 49 miles south of Kearney and 60 miles from Hastings Ne. Franklin provides the small-town living feel but is still close to larger communities and their amenities. Patrol cars are equipped with E-citation and MACH mapping. All equipment and uniforms provided. A take home vehicle is provided to the officer when living within the city limits of Franklin. We currently work a modified 12-hour shift rotation with every other weekend off. Pay is based on experience.

Benefits include for the employee only:

  • Health Insurance with $1,000.00 deductible for employee
  • Vision Insurance 
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance $5,000.00
  • After one year eligible for Pension Plan employer pays 6%
  • Federal paid holidays, plus a personal holiday per calendar year
  • 5 days of vacation after one year; 10 days after two years; 15 days after 10 years
  • Full time employees accrue 3.69 hours of sick leave per pay period. Maximum accrual is 360 hours. Unused sick leave is not paid out upon separation.
  • $35 cell phone reimbursement per month (if you use your own phone)

Elective benefits for family paid by employee:

  • Employer pays 50% of family health insurance. Employees pay 50% 
  • Family dental – employee pays
  • Family vision - employee pays
  • Aflac available; paid 100% by the employee

Job description and application forms may be obtained online, or at City Hall, 619 15th Ave, Franklin, NE or by contacting Raquel Felzien at