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Police Officer, Coffeyville Police Department

The City of Coffeyville is seeking qualified individuals to fill open Police Officer positions.   We are seeking men and women with character and competence that are interested in serving the Coffeyville community.   To make a difference in the community, a career in law enforcement will be the most rewarding work you will ever be involved with.  

The Coffeyville Police Department is authorized to maintain 27 sworn officers serving approximately 10,000 residents.   Duties include patrolling areas of City to prevent commission of crime, preserve law and order, respond to general service calls, investigate misdemeanor and felony complaints and enforcement of laws and traffic ordinances.   Officers are required to perform technical and administrative functions serving the public and police department and function independently for most of work shift.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  Non-certified applicants starting base salary is $35,900 with certified applicants annual base salary from $39299 to $42,557 dependent on experience.    Sign-on bonus of $3000 for current certified candidates upon meeting program criteria.   Bi-weekly pay schedule with generous overtime policies/opportunities.   KP&F retirement and excellent benefit package including health insurance, vacation, holiday pay, sick leave, deferred compensation program, uniform cleaning allowance.   The Department maintains minimum staffing on three 8 hour shifts

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school diploma or equivalent, 21 years of age, good driving record.   Preferred qualifications are Kansas Certified Law Enforcement Officer or equivalent from another State.   Residency requirement that employees must reside within State of Kansas and within 25 miles of 7th & Walnut in Coffeyville and be able to respond within 40 minutes of call within six months of hire date. 

Reasons for disqualification - any Brady/Giglio rulings will not be considered; no felony convictions; no conviction or expunged conviction or being placed on diversion for crime of domestic violence; currently on probation, parole or diversion; no use of marijuana in last 3 years, military discharge less than honorable condition; conviction or diversion of a DUI or other serious traffic violation in the past 5 years; usage of any illegal drug within the past 5 years or the sale of a controlled substance at any time.   Questions on disqualifications can be addressed by Chief Bromley at 620-252-6122.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:  Applications available  at www.hrepartners.com or follow link on www.coffeyville.com.   Application process includes written test, physical agility test, oral interview, background investigation, psychological test battery, polygraph and medical exam that includes back x-ray and drug screen.    Application accepted until filled.

CLOSING DATE:  09/17/2018