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  • 01/25/2021 9:04 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    Under the supervision of the Chief of Police, Assistant Chief of Police and/or Assistant Chief, the Police Officer is a non-exempt position under FLSA which performs a variety of tasks to support the mission and goals of the Department. Specific duties will vary according to the assigned shift as designated by the Chief of Police, including rotation to other shifts as the Chief of Police deems appropriate or necessary. Work is performed within the general framework of established departmental rules and regulations. Tasks are expected to be performed in an effective, efficient and safe manner. Successful performers are those who are capable and willing to make decisions that are consistently in line with the Department’s mission, goals and objectives. Personal conduct (on-duty as well as off-duty) must be such that it does not bring disrepute or unnecessarily endanger the public’s trust or confidence in the agency or its members. The employee in this position enforces all federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Making arrests, issuing traffic citations and investigating crimes and accidents are the primary responsibilities of this position. Performing patrol duties and providing citizen assistance are expected. This employee should possess excellent communication and public relation skills.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    • Patrols the City of Herington, lakes owned by the City of Herington and Herington Municipal Airport to preserve law and order;
    • Answers a variety of calls and complaints involving automobile accidents, robberies, domestic disturbances, other misdemeanors and felonies, and citizen assistance calls;
    • Conducts investigations, investigates crime scenes and collects evidence;
    • Issues Citations and Warnings for traffic violations;
    • Interviews suspects, victims and witnesses and makes arrests;
    • Assists and works with outside agencies on the apprehension of criminals and investigations;
    • Executes arrest and search warrants;
    • Performs security checks of business and residential properties;
    • Completes reports and records and testifies in court;
    • Provides security for Herington Municipal Court;
    • Serves as first responder to emergency situations and assist Fire and medical personnel.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS

    • Age: 21
    • Education: High School Diploma
    • Experience: Certified Peace Officer In or Out of State/Uncertified may be considered if no certified are found suitable
    • Kansas Certified/ Out-of-state Certified
    • No Brady/Giglio Violations
    • Valid Kansas Driver’s License or ability to obtain within 90 days
    • Passing of Physical Agility Evaluation

    Apply by submitting a resume and application obtained from https://www.cityofherington.com/sites/g/files/vyhlif4516/f/uploads/police_job_application.pdf

    CONTACT INFORMATON

    John Matula III

    policechief@cityofherington.com

    Herington Police Department

    700 South Broadway

    Herington, Kansas 67449

    phone: 785-258-2226


  • 01/23/2021 6:56 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The Rooks County Sheriff’s Office is currently taking applications for a full-time Deputy Sheriff. Deputy duties would include, but are not limited to patrol of the county, investigation of accidents and criminal offenses.

    Requirements for the position are:

    • Must be 21 years of age, have a valid Kansas Driver’s License,
    • have no Felony or serious Misdemeanor convictions, 
    • must possess a High School Diploma or GED equivalent and 
    • live in Rooks County.

    Noncommissioned wage starts at $16 an hour with benefits and paid health insurance.

    Applications will be taken until the position is filled.  Contact the Rooks County Sheriff’s Office 785-425-6312 or email ggibbs@rookscountysheriff.com.  

    Rooks County is an EOE employer.

  • 01/20/2021 1:40 PM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The Bel Aire Police Department is seeking motivated community-oriented individuals who have strong work ethics, morals, communication skills, and the desire to serve and help others to fill the positions of Police Officer. 

    Bel Aire is an inviting community with strong businesses and wonderful people. With a population just over 8,000 and its close proximity to Wichita, Bel Aire is afforded the amenities of big-city living, while being able to remain close to its small-town roots. 

    It is preferred that applicants be a Kansas certified law enforcement officer or have a certification by a state with reciprocity with Kansas. Applicants must meet all requirements as set forth in K.S.A. 74-5605.

    Benefit Information

    • Current Police Officer pay range - $16.07 to $22.71. Pay will be commensurate with experience. 

    • Medical Insurance - Health insurance is provided through Blue Cross and Blue Shield. The City cover 90% of employer and family medical insurance.

    • Dental Insurance - Dental insurance is provided through Delta Dental of Kansas.

    • Vision Insurance - Vision insurance is available for employees through Surency.

    • Vacation Leave - Employees accrue vacation leave based on their number of years of service.

    • Sick Leave - Employees accrue 8 hours of sick leave per month.

    • Holidays - The City provides 10 paid 10 holidays and 1 personal holiday each year.

    • Retirement - The City provides a retirement program through Kansas Public Employer's Retirement System (KPERS).

    • Deferred Compensation - Optional retirement savings program is available to employees.

    • Performance Pay Increases - Employees have an opportunity for a merit increase based on performance review.

    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - The EAP provides confidential, professional consultation for assistance in resolving personal issues. This free service is available to regular full-time employees beginning on their first day of employment. Employees may voluntarily seek the services of the EAP as needed. 

    To apply, go to: https://ksgovjobs.com – If you do not already have an account, set up an account by clicking on the gears on the top right corner of the page and register as a new user. Go to Jobs and search for partner: Bel Aire. 

  • 01/20/2021 10:35 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The City of Garnett is looking for an intelligent, self-motivated, and community oriented individual with excellent problem-solving skills to join our Police Department as a full-time Patrol Officer.  In addition to these attributes, the ideal candidate will have strong integrity.  The Garnett community boasts a new hospital, modern school facilities, and tremendous parks and recreational amenities. 

    Patrol officers work 12 hours shifts and have every other Friday through Sunday off regardless of seniority level.  There are opportunities for advancement in this agency to include supervisory positions, investigative positions and slots on a multi-jurisdictional tactical team that covers six different counties. 

      

    Duties and responsibilities include enforcing all federal, state and local laws and ordinances; taking calls for service; patrolling business districts and residential neighborhoods to deter and detect crime; investigating complaints; citing and/or arresting law violators; following up on pending reports and cases; preparing and/or serving civil law processes; protecting person(s) or property; and securing and protecting prisoners.  When not responding to calls for service, department members are expected to use self-directed work time in an efficient manner by self-initiating work on those tasks identified by supervisory personnel as priorities for this job position. 

    Minimum qualifications include, high school or GED diploma, 21-years of age at time of appointment, no criminal record, possess a valid Kansas driver's license and able to pass written aptitude test, polygraph, extensive background check, interview board, drug screen and psychological testing.

    The starting wage for this position is $18.34-22.00 depending upon qualifications. The City offers an excellent benefit package including medical. Dental, and vision insurance paid by the employer, vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, and KP&F retirement, among others. The position is open until filled. The City of Garnett is an equal opportunity employer.

    Complete an On-line Application at:

    https://www.policeapp.com/Entry-Level-Garnett-KS-Police-Officer-Jobs/2807/

  • 01/20/2021 8:07 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The McLouth Police Department is accepting applications for a full-time police officer.

    City benefits include BC & BS health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave and KPERS retirement plan.

    TYPE:  Full-Time

    SALARY:  D.O.Q. $5,000 sign-on bonus with three year contract

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants must be 21 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license and a high school diploma or equivalent, have no criminal history or lengthy traffic violation record, be in good physical condition, Kansas CPOST certified, patrol and investigation experienced.

    OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:

    McLouth Police Department
    110 North Union Street
    McLouth, Kansas 66054
    913-796-6783

    The City of McLouth is an E.O.E.

    CLOSING DATE:  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  

  • 01/20/2021 8:07 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The employee is responsible for protecting the well-being of inmates, overseeing of meals, Daily operation of the Jail, escorting inmates to and from court, transporting inmates between secure facilities, booking procedures of inmates, writing of reports concerning incidents, and the overall supervision of inmates within and outside the facility. 

    Position Salary/Benefits, State Insurance BCBS, After Probation Period $14.33

    Minimum Requirement for Position:  High School Diploma or GED required. Employee is expected to have acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to perform at an acceptable level within six months after being accepted for the position. Must be 18 years of age or older.

    How to apply for the Position – Contact the Clay County Sheriff Office 539 Lincoln Ave Clay Center KS 67432.Bottom of Form

  • 01/18/2021 1:57 PM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The City of Caney Ks. is seeking qualified individuals to fill an open Police Officer position. We are seeking men and women with character and competence that are interested in serving the Caney community. To make a difference in the community, a career in law enforcement will be the most rewarding work you will ever be involved with. Caney Police Department is progressive and every changing according to community needs. Duties include patrolling areas of city to prevent commission of crime, preserve law and order, respond to general service calls, investigate misdemeanor and felony complaints and enforcement of laws and traffic ordinances. Officers are required to perform technical and administrative functions serving the public and police department and function independently for most of work shift. Selected candidates must obtain their Emergency Medical Technician License within a year of employment. 


    Officers must serve as EMT’S during the course of their employment. Applicants must be willing to work on the city ambulance service while on duty and off duty when available. 

    Non-certified applicants starting hourly base salary is $15.00 with law enforcement certified applicants hourly base salary from $16.75 dependent on experience. KPERS retirement and excellent benefit package including health insurance, vacation, holiday pay, and sick leave. 

    Minimum requirements are high school diploma or GED, 21 years of age, good driving record. Preferred qualifications are Kansas Certified Law Enforcement Officer or equivalent from another State. Residency requirement that employees must reside within the city limits of Caney. Reasons for disqualification - any Brady/Giglio rulings will not be considered; no felony convictions; no conviction or expunged conviction or being placed on diversion for crime of domestic violence; currently on probation, parole or diversion; no use of marijuana in last 3 years; military discharge that is less than honorable condition; conviction or diversion of DUI or other serious traffic violation in the past 5 years; usage of any illegal drug within the past 5 years or the sale of controlled substance at any time. Application process includes: 

    Complete Application process, oral interview, background investigation, financial background, psychological test battery, polygraph and medical exam that includes back x-ray and drug screen. Applications accepted until position filled. 

    For application call the Caney Police Department at 620-879-2141, stop by Caney Police Department at 100 W. 4th Ave. Caney Ks or follow this google link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ep4B1j6y_dnPaMdyqwPZ4iFw5ZuBI8Dcv9VlLk_TtFc/edit?usp=sharing

  • 01/18/2021 1:55 PM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The Maize Police Department is seeking a motivated community-oriented individual who has strong work ethics, morals and the desire to serve and help others to fill the position of Police Officer.

    TYPE: Full Time

    SALARY:  Certified: $18.31 to $25.27 /hr based on experience and qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    MUST BE A KANSAS CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OR CERTIFIED BY A STATE WITH RECIPROCITY BY KANSAS. Employment is contingent on CPOST certification status and passing an initial interview, oral board interview, polygraph exam, extensive background investigation, physical, drug and alcohol screen, and psychological testing.

    During the application process your background will be closely examined. Review the following background disqualifiers prior applying for this position.

    At minimum, applicants must satisfy the following:

    • Must meet all requirements as set forth in K.S.A 74- 5605.
    • If military service has been rendered, your DD214 must reflect a separation code and an honorable discharge or a discharge under honorable conditions.
    • Applicants will be eliminated from the process if they falsify, intentionally misrepresent, or are not completely truthful in the application or screening process. Elimination will also occur if an applicant has not fully disclosed ALL information requested on a questionnaire, document, or application as part of the pre-employment process.
    • No convictions of any misdemeanor crimes involving morals, drugs, or weapons charges in the past five (5) years.
    • No convictions or involvement in any misdemeanor crimes of violence, or use of physical force or threats, during the past five (5) years.
    • Has not been convicted, does not have an expunged conviction, and has not been placed on diversion by any state or the federal government for a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or its equivalent under the uniform code of military justice, when such misdemeanor crime of domestic violence was committed on or after the effective date of this act.
    • No convictions or involvement in misdemeanor property crimes within the past three (3) years.
    • May not have been convicted of, plead guilty or no contest to, or been diverted on a serious traffic violation within the past three (3) years. Serious traffic violations include, but are not limited to, DUI, reckless driving, hit and run, vehicular homicide, and eluding a police officer.
    • No convictions, diversions, expungements, or involvement of any felony crime.
    • Must not be currently charged with, or under indictment for any criminal activity other than minor traffic violations.
    • As an adult or juvenile must not have been convicted of a crime involving an act of dishonesty to include, but not limited to, theft, insufficient funds, fraud, false police reports etc.
    • If you have previous law enforcement experience, YOU CANNOT HAVE a sustained violation of dishonesty to include, but not limited to, lying, falsifying reports or documents, illegally obtaining narcotics, or courtroom testimony/credibility.
    THIS LIST IS NOT ALL INCLUSIVE. AN APPLICANT MAY ALSO BE DISQUALIFIED IF THE TOTALITY OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES INDICATES THAT YOU WOULD NOT BE SUITABLE AS A POLICE OFFICER WITH THE CITY OF MAIZE.

    POLICE OFFICER
    POSITION SUMMARY

    Responsibilities:
    • Responsible for the enforcement of federal, state, local laws and City ordinances
    • Protects the life and property of the citizens of Maize
    • Makes arrests, issues traffic citations and performs traffic control duties
    • Follows department policies and procedures
    • Interviews witness, suspects, victims and prepares reports and files
    • Respond to citizen’s calls and assists emergency crews as needed
    • Serves warrants, subpoenas and other legal documents
    • Testify in court when deemed necessary
    • Assists other law enforcement agencies
    • Maintains department/city owned equipment
    • Promote the good will of the City
    • Perform all tasks as assigned under direct supervision
    • Possess and maintain a valid Kansas Driver’s License
    Skills:
    • Working knowledge of current methods used in law enforcement
    • Ability to analyze situations quickly and effectively to determine a course of action
    • Working knowledge of geography of the city and surrounding areas
    • Ability to remember names, faces and details of incidents
    • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions
    • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly, both orally and in writing
    • Ability to deal firmly, bout courteously with the public
    • Ability to perform first aid
    • Ability to work irregular hours
    • Skill in use of firearms
    • Ability to be punctual and in regular attendance
    Education:
    • High school graduate or GED
    • Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center Certification
    Experience:
    • Completion of KLETC full-time academy or states recognized training with KLETC reciprocity
    To Apply:  https://ksgovjobs.com/Vacancies/VacancyDetail/375 
  • 01/17/2021 7:19 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The Osborne County Sheriff’s Office is currently taking applications for a Full Time Deputy Sheriff from now until position is filled. The position requires shift work-nights, holidays and weekends. Applicants will need to have basic computer skills, good communications skills and problem-solving skills.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Must Be of the age of 21 years old or older
    • Possess at least a Highschool Diploma or G.E.D
    • Possess a VAILD Driver’s License
    • Be a United States Citizen
    • Applicants must be of good moral character with NO felonies or serious misdemeanors
    • Experience preferred, but will train the right person
    • Starting salary depends on the applicant’s experience.
    • MUST live within Osborne County

    Benefits

    • Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance provided
    • KPERS Retirement
    • Paid vacation and sick leave
    • Patrol Vehicle, all equipment and uniforms are and will be provide by the department.

    Persons interested in this opportunity should Contact our office at (785) 346-2001. All employment applications can be obtained from and returned back to our office at 104 S. 5th Street P.O. Box 235 Osborne, Kansas 67473.

  • 01/13/2021 10:45 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The Haskell County Sheriff’s Office is currently taking applications for the position of PATROL DEPUTY.   Haskell County is located in Southwest Kansas and provides contract law enforcement to the cities of Sublette and Satanta.  Benefits include full family health insurance, KP&F retirement, paid holidays, and paid vacation and sick time accumulated upon employment.  All duty equipment is provided by the department.   In addition to the Sheriff and Undersheriff, we offer the advancements of 2 sergeant positions, detective, K-9 handler, and 2 SRO positions.   Patrol deputies currently work 12.5 hour shifts on a rotating schedule that normally allows for a 3 day weekend every other weekend.  

    Salary: $19.01 per hour for noncertified and $20.01 per hour for certified officers.  Pay raises will be given with completion of academy and time of service with the office 

     Minimal Qualifications: 21 years of age, US Citizen, high school diploma or equivalent, ability to obtain valid Kansas driver’s license, and no felony or major misdemeanor convictions.

    Applicant must be able to live and work in a rural community, pass a thorough background investigation, drug screening, medical evaluation, and psychological evaluation.  

    Obtain an application by contacting the Haskell County Sheriff’s Office at 620-675-2289.  Applications can also be picked up at the sheriff’s office located at 300 S. Inman in Sublette, KS.  Applications can be either faxed to 620-675-2638 or mailed to:

    Haskell County Sheriff’s Office
    PO Box 853
    Sublette, KS 67877

    Applications can also be found at www.haskellcounty.org under the employment tab.

    Haskell County is an equal opportunity employer.  

    Closing Date: Until Filled

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