Official Nebraska Government Website

Welcome! The Nebraska State Patrol is one of the premier law enforcement agencies in the nation and offers a wide variety of employment opportunities throughout the State. We offer a competitive employment package and a positive work environment that supports diversity and excellence. Thank you for your interest in employment with the Nebraska State Patrol. The links below provide information about a wide variety of career opportunities with the Nebraska State Patrol and provides details on vacancies as well as instructions for applying. We hope you will investigate these great opportunities and consider applying to become a part of the Nebraska State Patrol team. Join NSP! For additonal information or questions please call 1-866-564-6677.

External Civilian Job Postings

External position vacancies available to the public are posted on the Nebraska State Jobs Career Site. The Nebraska State Patrol is agency #64; therefore, any position listed that begins with #64 is with the Nebraska State Patrol. Apply now at

NOTE: The State of Nebraska launched a new web-based application process on June 21, 2010. All applicants will need to complete the new application in order for your application to be considered for a vacant position. The old applications will not be accepted.

For questions on this new system, you may visit the State Personnel website at AS Personnel Division or phone 402-471-2075.

 External Sworn Officer Candidates

Individuals interested in becoming a sworn law enforcement officer with the Nebraska State Patrol are encouraged to review the Sworn Applicant Handbook. Individuals who are selected begin their career at the entry level position of State Patrol Officer Candidate.

Due to the highly demanding nature of the State Patrol Trooper position, passing the physical fitness requirements is mandatory of all applicants. Click here to learn more about the level of fitness required to become a State Patrol Trooper and see if you have what it takes! For additional information or questions please call 1-866-564-6677.