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Police Officer, Peabody Police Department

The Peabody Police Department has a employment vacancy for a full time police officer position.  The City of Peabody is a progressive community located approximately 45 northeast of Wichita in Southwest Marion County Kansas.  The City of Peabody has excellent schools and some of the most beautiful city parks in this area of Kansas.  Serving a population of 1200 residents the Peabody Police Department has 2 full time officers including the Chief of Police and 11 part-time officers.  The Peabody Police Department is responsible for enforcing all Federal, State, and Local laws, along with all city code enforcement as well as investigating crimes, enforcing traffic regulations, investigating traffic accidents, and assisting the public.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  DOQ, paid vacation, 10 personal days per year, KPERS Retirement, Health Insurance and Cafeteria Plan

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

The successful candidate must be a resident of the State of Kansas.  Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalency.  Residency requirement for having a take home patrol car (must reside  in the zip code).  KLETC certification preferred but not required.  Valid KS Drivers License or ability to obtain.  All Kansas Commission on Peace Officers certification and employment requirements apply.  No Brady-Giglio Issues. Above average written, and verbal communication skills, and above average computer skills.  Successful candidates must pass oral interview, psychological testing, drug/alcohol screening, criminal history, background checks, and additional job related testing.  Work schedule requires shift work including weekends, holidays, overtime, and court appearances.  A requirement of this position is to be on/call status 50% of the time which the city pays for.  Peabody Police Department Officers are expected to work with minimal supervision, and self-initiate on all work tasks identified by supervisory personnel as priorities for this job position, and perform all paperwork tasks in a timely manner.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION: 

Applications can be obtained online at peaboyks.com or at the Police Department located at 910 N. Olive or City Hall located at 300 N. Walnut.
The City of Peabody is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Send application, resume, and cover letter to Chief of Police, Bruce F. Burke at 300 N. Walnut, Peabody, Ks. 66866

CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled