The City of Overland Park, the
second largest city in the State
of Kansas, is accepting
applications for Police
Responsibilities: Provides law enforcement and public safety services to the community to include enforcement of criminal statutes and ordinances, traffic enforcement, crime prevention, patrol activity, accident investigation, resolution of domestic and other disturbances, prosecution support and non-criminal public safety services.
Normal Work Schedule: 24-hour shift work, 8-10 hour work days, rotating days off, weekends, holidays, overtime
TYPE: Full Time
SALARY: Starting salary $3,494/mo. with lateral pay consideration for certified officers. Shift differential added for evening and night shifts.
High school diploma or GED. Minimum age 21 on date of examination. US citizen. No felony convictions or serious misdemeanors. Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license. Capable of being issued a driver's license at time of employment. Must reside within 90 minutes from Overland Park Police Department stations. Must obtain certification as a Law Enforcement Officer issued through the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Commission prior to receiving permanent employment status as outlined in the City Employee Handbook. No City residency requirement. No illegal drug use outside of department policy. Thorough polygraph examination and background investigation, in addition to post-offer steps. Must successfully pass the psychological evaluation, drug screen, and physical.
OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:
Applicant testing is scheduled
on an ongoing basis. Once the
completed application has been
received, the Police
Department's Personnel Unit will
forward an information packet
via electronic or U.S. mail.
For additional information or to
fill out an online application,
please visit our City website at
You can also email us at PDJOBS@OPKansas.org
CLOSING DATE: 12/31/2018