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Sergeant/FTO Police Officer II, Norton Police Department

Looking for an excellent opportunity for growth in law enforcement? Come join and help lead our young, dynamic team of officers at the Norton Police Department!

As a Norton Police Sergeant, you must be a person of honor and integrity on and off the job, possess strong communication skills, and be able to render sound decisions under pressure.  Most of all, you must be committed to public service, which includes leading community service events/activities, assisting our citizens, and investigating/solving crimes. This is your opportunity to advance your law enforcement career and climb the ranks, as well as guiding other patrol officers in their success.  You will also be one of the department’s FTO’s, training new recruit officers that join our agency and play a critical role in helping them mold their professional careers.  Not to mention, the role of Police Sergeant/FTO also allows for a more attractive work schedule than the patrol level.  

Norton, KS is located in Norton County.  We border Nebraska and we are the fourth county east of Colorado.  The Prairie Dog State Park (Sebelius Reservoir) is located 4 miles west of Norton, offering great camping and is one of the top fishing lakes in the state of Kansas.  Norton is a fast growing community with an exceptional school system.  

Hours: Full Time

Salary: The range for this position is $18.62 to $22.91/hour, depending on education and previous law enforcement experience. There is additional compensation through opportunities for overtime and shift differential as well.

Benefits:  The Norton Police Department offers an excellent benefit package that includes a single or family health, vision and dental insurance, KPERS, personal days, paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid holidays.  We also offer an optional 457 plan and supplemental insurance plans.  

Qualifications: This position requires a willingness to work ALL rotating shifts, including days, afternoons and evenings, plus some weekends and holidays.  Major incident calls may require a call-out for supervision and direction.  Applicants must be 21 years of age, possess a high school diploma or GED (college preferred) and no felony convictions. The selection process includes a written test, oral board interview, and psychological examination. Must be able to pass a background check, drug screen and physical. The applicant must live within the city limits of Norton.  Requires the possession of a valid driver’s license in good standing; must be a certified law enforcement officer and/or have graduated the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center.  Must have a minimum of 3 years experience in law enforcement.  This position also requires law enforcement supervisory and leadership experience. NO Brady/Giglio issues.

Applying: For More Information, see the full job description on our website: 

We are currently modifying our application process.  In order to apply, please email Assistant Chief of Police Jody Enfield at jenfield@cityofnorton.com to request an application.  Once completed, email it back to the same address.

For additional questions or concerns please contact Assistant Chief of Police Jody Enfield directly:

Office #: 785-877-5010   or   Email: jenfield@cityofnorton.com             

Open Until Filled