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Police Officer, Merriam Police Department

The City of Merriam is seeking applicants for the position of police officer.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  Starting salary is $42,768 annually with a full salary range of $42,768 - $64,152 Comprehensive benefits package includes KP&F retirement.


  • Must be 21 or older;

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen;

  • Must have a valid driver's license with a good driving record;
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent;
  • Must be in good physical condition;
  • Must be able to touch type a minimum of 25 wpm;
  • Must have a good criminal record free of any serious traffic, misdemeanor or felony convictions



The testing dates are listed below. To begin the testing process, contact Ronda Brumbaugh at 913 322-5560 to sign up.


-              Tuesday, April 3rd at 5:30 pm

-              Wednesday, April 4th at 2:00 pm

-              Thursday, April 5th at 5:30 pm


Please complete the City of Merriam Application and Merriam Police Department Personal History Statement and bring to your assigned testing date.  Both documents, and more information regarding the hiring process can be found at http://merriam.org/279/Application.



For further information contact Capt. Troy Duvanel at 913-322-5567 or tduvanel@merriam.org.


EOE/ADA/Drug Screen - The City of Merriam does conduct background checks/investigations to include a polygraph examination

CLOSING DATE:  04/06/2018