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Patrol Officer, El Dorado Police Department

The City of El Dorado is accepting applications for a full-time Patrol Officer. The El Dorado Police Department is a highly progressive and professional department with 29 sworn officers.  Patrol Officers serve as a liaison officer to the community assuring for the best public relations for the City and that all laws and regulations are followed. This position will report directly to the assigned shift lieutenant.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  Hourly wage based on qualifications, starting wage $17.16/hour.  A full fringe benefit package will be offered including medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement, and wellness initiatives. ADA/EEO. Drug screening, background check, and physical with conditional offer of employment


Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
Valid Kansas Driver’s License
Ability to obtain State of Kansas patrol officer certification through Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center.
21 years of age and US Citizen
No prior felony convictions
Within 6 months of hire, must live within 30 minutes of corporate city limits

Knowledge of:
Modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment
Applicable laws, ordinances, and City/Department rules and regulations
City geography

Ability to:
Perform work requiring good physical condition
Communicate effectively in writing or verbally
Establish and maintain effective relationships with subordinates, peers, supervisors and public
Exercise sound judgment in decision making
Must be able to operate equipment including:
Basic office equipment (ex. telephone, computer, copy machine etc.)
Motor vehicles
Two way radio
Survey and chemical equipment
Protective clothing
Any other equipment and apparatus available to the Police Department.

Physical/Mental Requirements:
Ability to use five senses including close, distance, color, and peripheral vision
Ability to reach with hands and arms
Concentrate for prolonged periods of time
Ability to think critically and control emotions and actions in stressful situations;
Withstand heavy physical activity during stressful and non-stressful situations;
Manually lift, move, carry and push heavy objects (100 lbs. or more);
Kneel, crouch, crawl or stoop.
Use hands and fingers to operate objects, controls, and tools

Work Environment:
Office work is conducted in a well-lit climate controlled environment.

Out of the office work has above average:
Accessibility of work sites including sites with chemicals and fumes
Work place safety hazards including chemicals, heights, and below grade areas
Overtime, night, and extended work hours
Exposure to dust, loud noises, darkness, and cramped spaces


All applications must be submitted through https://www.hrepartners.com/jobdetails.aspx?id=29968 for consideration

CLOSING DATE:  12/31/2018