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Police Officer, Russell Police Department

The City of Russell is seeking professional and community oriented individuals for a full-time police officer position.

The City of Russell is situated at the crossroads of Interstate 70 and US Highway 281.  As a rural city, it is our vision to serve as the County’s regional center.  We are a community that is dedicated to family, friends and neighbors, where generations care for each other.  We are One Russell, building a self-reliant future.  We are home..

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  The City of Russell offers a very progressive benefit package. Basic benefits include vacation, sick leave, family health insurance, family dental and vision plans, and KPERS retirement program, with optional benefits packages available as well.


Applicants must be 21 years of age, with a high school diploma or GED, valid driver’s license, no felony or domestic violence convictions, drug or alcohol related convictions or diversions, pass a psychological test / medical and drug screening and background investigation. Applicants must also establish residency within the city of Russell 6 months from hire date.


Applications and a full job description may be obtained at www.russellcity.org or at The City of Russell, 133 W. 8th, Russell, KS  67665.  Completed applications may be submitted in person, online, faxed to 785-483-4397or emailed to hr@russellcity.org.  Applications will begin to be reviewed on October 6, 2017.

CLOSING DATE:  10/06/2017