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Police Officer, Garnett Police Department

The City of Garnett is looking for self-motivated, community oriented individuals who are intelligent and have excellent problem solving skills.  In addition to these attributes, the ideal candidate will have strong integrity.  The City of Garnett offers a new hospital (less than two years old) and modern elementary, middle and high school.

Patrol officers work 12 hours shifts and have every other Friday through Sunday off regardless of seniority level.  There are opportunities for advancement in this agency to include supervisory positions, investigation positions and slots on a multi-jurisdictional tactical team that covers six different counties.  Our fleet of vehicles consist of highly maintained and up to date Dodge Chargers.

Residency must be established in Anderson County within 90 days of being hired by this agency.

Duties and responsibilities include enforcing all federal, state and local laws and ordinances; taking calls for service; patrolling business districts and residential neighborhoods to deter and detect crime; investigating complaints; citing and/or arresting law violators; following up on pending reports and cases; preparing and/or serving civil law processes; protecting person(s) or property; and securing and protecting prisoners.  When not responding to calls for service, department members are expected to use self-directed work time in an efficient manner by self-initiating work on those tasks identified by supervisory personnel as priorities for this job position.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  $16-$19 DOQ

Benefits include health plan, vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, and a KPERS retirement plan.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Minimum qualifications include, high school or GED diploma, 21-years of age at time of appointment, no criminal record, possess a valid Kansas driver's license and able to pass;, written aptitude test, polygraph, extensive background check, interview board, drug screen and psychological testing.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION: 

Online application can be submitted at https://www.hrepartners.com/jobdetails.aspx?id=28629

or picked up a Garnett City Hall 131 W 5th Ave Garnett, KS 66032

CLOSING DATE:  05/13/2017