The City of Abilene, Kansas is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Under the supervision of the Patrol Sergeant, the Police Officer protects the life and property of citizens within the City of Abilene by enforcing all federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. The Police Officer performs preventative patrol duties, enforces traffic laws, investigates crimes and accidents, and provides citizen assistance.
The Abilene Police Department is a progressive organization that is focused on achieving excellence through professionalism. Abilene is a vibrant community which offers a great family environment, recreation, excellent schools and a comprehensive salary/benefits package. This represents an excellent opportunity for an individual who desires the highest degree of professional development while serving a dynamic community as a member of an energetic team..
TYPE: Full Time
SALARY: Salary is negotiable depending on qualifications.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Applicants must be U.S. citizens, at least 21 years of age, of good moral character, have a valid driver's license, and possess a high school diploma or GED. Some college credit or law enforcement certification preferred. Selected applicants will be invited to participate in written testing and a panel interview. Successful candidates must pass a thorough background investigation, physical ability testing, psychological exam, polygraph, and must possess excellent communication and public relation skills as well as problem solving ability. The City of Abilene is an equal opportunity employer..
OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:
A resume, cover letter, and completed APD application should be submitted to Asst. Chief Jason Wilkins no later than May 11th, 2018 at Abilene Police Department. P.O. Box 519, Abilene, KS 67410. APD Applications may be obtained on The City of Abilene website: www.abilenecityhall.com. Position is open until filled
CLOSING DATE: 05/11/2018