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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 annual base salary $33,300.   Certified applicants starting annual base salary from $39,229 to $42,557 dependent on experience.    Sign-on bonus of $1000 for non-certified candidates and $2000 for certified candidates upon meeting program criteria.    Bi-weekly pay schedule with generous overtime policies/opportunities.   KP&F retirement, excellent benefit package that includes health insurance, vacation, sick leave, holiday pay, deferred comp program and equipment allowance.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

High school diploma or equivalent, 21 years of age, good driving record.   Preferred qualification 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 to station within 40 minutes of call.

Disqualifications: 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 that is less than honorable condition; conviction or diversion of a DUI or other serious traffic violation in 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: 

Application available at www.hrepartners.com.  Applications accepted until October 16, 2017.   Written test will be 9:00 a.m on Saturday, October 21, 2017.   Applicants should call 620-252-6121 to reserve spot in test.   Physical agility test will be conducted immediately following written test for applicants that pass written test.   Applicants that do not attend written testing will not be considered.

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 screening

CLOSING DATE:  10/16/2017