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Police Officer, Newton Police Department

The City of Newton is recruiting for a Police Officer(s) position. The Police Officer performs duties in the protection of life and property and the preservation of order in the City of Newton. The employee in this position enforces all federal, state and local laws in accordance with departmental rules and regulations. Patrol duties include enforcing traffic laws, investigation of crimes and accidents, and providing public assistance. This employee will be required to exercise initiative and discretion when faced with emergency conditions. The Police Officer will be required to work rotating shifts, holidays, weekends and special events as assigned. This work involves an element of personal danger.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  $18.63/hour

The City of Newton offers a competitive salary and fringe benefits including health insurance, life insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, 10.5 holidays, and this position has KP&F retirement. Applications accepted until filled.

HIRING INCENTIVE AND RETENTION BONUS!!! MOVING REIMBURSEMENT!!!

The new employee will be paid $500 at the time of hire and another $500 on the pay period of their 1-year anniversary.

Approval may be granted for the new employee to move within the required residency boundaries with the preference being Newton. Expenses will be paid 1 time by submitting receipts to not exceed $2000.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Experience: Prior law enforcement experience and KLETC or recognized certification from another state is highly preferred but not required.

Education: High School diploma or GED. Possession of a valid driver’s license is mandatory.

Must be 21 years of age and able to pass a criminal background check and a polygraph. Upon conditional offer of employment must be able to pass a drug screen and a physical.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION: 

Apply online at www.hrepartners.com

The City of Newton is an EEO/ADAA employer

CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled