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Police Officer, Hays Police Department

The City of Hays is looking for career-minded Police Officers to join its team. This hands-on & rewarding position protects the life & property of the citizens of Hays by enforcing federal, state, & local laws.

TYPE:  Full Time


2018 Base pay range: $39,106 - $61,098. Placement depends on experience & certification. The City of Hays offers great benefits including Health Insurance, paid time off, KP&F retirement & holidays.


Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen & at least 21 years of age within 6 months of application. No felony or domestic violence conviction required. Valid driver’s license & High School Degree or GED required with a college degree preferred. KLETC Certification preferred but not required. Officer would be expected to work 12-hour shifts which provides, on average, 3.5 days off each week. All Police Officers are required to live within a 40 mile radius of the City of Hays within 180 days of employment. Job offers contingent on pre-employment psychological evaluation, physical exam & drug screening.


Applications will be accepted online at www.haysusa.com until positions are filled. Questions about the position may be sent to Alissa Disney at hr@haysusa.com or by calling 785-628-7320.

The test dates are set for: March 10, April 7 & May 5. Interested applicants must attend one of these test dates after completing their online application in order to continue on in the hiring process. Applicants will receive more information about the testing process after the application is received.

CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled