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  • 10/23/2020 1:55 PM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The City of Argonia is accepting applications for a full time Chief of Police for the City of Argonia.  The City of Argonia is about 40 minutes Southwest of Wichita, Kansas.

    Salary for the position will be dependent on qualifications. 

    Applicants must meet statutory requirements to serve as a law enforcement officer.  The applicant must complete a background check, psychological evaluation, medical exam, drug screen and pass the interview process.  Kansas Full Time Certification preferred but willing to send the right candidate to the KLETC. 

    Applications can be obtained by going to www.cityofargonia.com and under the Employment Opportunities or in person at 210 S. Main Street, Argonia, Kansas.  If you have any questions please contact the City Clerk at 620-435-6553. 

    Closing Date:  Until filled.

  • 10/23/2020 7:18 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The Wabaunsee County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for a full time Deputy to fill a School Resource Officer (SRO) position. The SRO will work five (5) eight (8) hour shifts with weekends off during the school year and a varied shift when school is not in session.

    Salary: This position is funded through a Federal grant and starting pay is $16.00 per hour.

    Benefits:  Wabaunsee County offers health, dental and vision insurance, vacation leave and sick leave, KPERS retirement and paid holidays.

    Minimum Qualifications: Must be certified Law Enforcement Officer, possess a valid driver's license, be able to pass a criminal background check, be insurable with the County's vehicle insurance carrier, Applicant must not have any felony or domestic violence convictions. Would prefer someone with experience as an SRO and holding a National Association of  School Resource Officers (NASRO) certification, but will train the right candidate.

    Applications are available at the Wabaunsee County Sheriff's Office, 215 Kansas Avenue, Alma, Kansas, (785) 765-2217, online at wbso@wbcso.org or by emailing brphillips@wbcso.org.  

    This position will be open until filled.

  • 10/23/2020 7:17 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The Paola Police Department is currently searching for motivated individuals for the full-time position of Police Officer.  The city of Paola Is located 18 miles south of Olathe, Kansas and the Greater Kansas City Metro Area.  The Paola Police Department consists of 18 sworn officers and 7 civilian employees, as well as its own communications and detention centers.  Those selected to fill this position will be responsible for enforcing local, state, and federal laws, investigating crimes, enforcing traffic regulations, investigating traffic crashes, assisting the public, and serving on a TEAM that takes great pride in serving and protecting its community.  State certified officers are preferred but not required.

    Salary:

    • Patrol Officer 1 (0-2 years of experience) $38,604-$42,467 yearly DOQ.  
    • Patrol Officer 2 (3-5 years of certified experience): minimum starting salary $43,472
    • Patrol Officer 3 (5+ years of certified experience): minimum starting salary $47,465

    Additional pay considerations available DOQ (Including but not limited to: college degree, military experience, bilingual, etc.)

    Other benefits include sick, vacation, and personal leave, furnished uniforms and equipment, health, dental, and life insurance plans, and Kansas Police & Fire (KP&F) retirement.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Applicants must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire, must possess a valid driver’s license, must be in good physical condition, have no felony, serious misdemeanor, or domestic violence convictions, be a US citizen, possess a high school diploma or GED, and must be able to pass a written and oral exam, physical fitness, physical exam, polygraph and psychological exam.

    Information for Obtaining an Application:

    Qualified individuals may pick up an application or request one from: Vicki Belt, HR Director at the Paola City Hall, located at 19 E. Peoria St. PO Box 409, Paola, KS 66071.  Or by calling (913)259-3604 or email: vbelt@cityofpaola.com.  Applications may also be obtained online at www.cityofpaola.com.  All applications must be returned to the City of Paola HR department for processing.  For more information, contact Captain Eric Jenkins at (913)259-3640, or at ejenkins@cityofpaola.com.  The City of Paola is an equal opportunity employer.  

  • 10/19/2020 2:46 PM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The Osage County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff. This is a full time position. Deputies currently work 4-10 hour shifts with 3 days off each week, effective January 1, 2021 Deputies will work 12 hour shifts with rotating days off. 

    SALARY: 

    Starting pay (uncertified) $16.87 per hour. Lateral transfer pay is based on experience, education, and training.

    BENEFITS

    Uniforms and equipment furnished, Paid single employee health insurance (Insurance for spouse, children, or family paid by employee), dental and vision insurance plans, Paid vacation/sick leave, Paid designated holidays, currently KPERS Retirement, Take home patrol vehicle (in or within 20 miles of Osage Co.)

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Applicant must be a person of good moral character, Kansas resident, 21 years of age at time of appointment, U.S. citizen, possess a valid Kansas driver’s license upon appointment, be insurable by the county’s insurance carrier, high school diploma or GED, no felony or domestic violence convictions.  

    OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:

    Applications available at the Osage Co. Sheriff’s Office (131 W. 14th St. Lyndon, Kansas) 785-828-3121, Osage Co. Sheriff’s Office website www.osageco.org, or you can email us at info@oscosheriff.org 

    CLOSING DATE: Until position filled

  • 10/16/2020 9:19 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    Phillips County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff. Phillips County is in North Central Kansas along the Nebraska border, with US Highways 183 and US Highway 36 running through the county. The Sheriff's Office currently has nine (9) full-time and three (3) part-time deputies. Deputies work twelve (12) hour shifts with every other Friday, Saturday and Sundays off. All equipment is furnished and full-time deputies is issued a take-home patrol car.

    To apply, you must: be a United States citizen and have a valid driver’s license;  have no felony convictions of any kind; and no conviction of certain misdemeanors, including domestic violence; and no Brady Giglio issues; be a high school graduate, or the equivalent thereof; be of good moral character; pass psychological testing; be free of any physical or mental condition which adversely affects the ability to perform the essential functions of a law enforcement officer; be at least 21 years of age.

    Salary: DOQ

    To request an applications contact Undersheriff Gary Stephen at  gary.stephen@phillipsso.com  or by phone at (785) 543-6885.

    Until filled

  • 10/16/2020 9:16 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The Jewell County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications to fill a full time Deputy position.  Jewell County is a small county with a population of around 3000 located in North Central Kansas.

    Applicant must be capable of working without direct supervision and able to make decisions in emergency situations. This position requires working various shifts, holidays and weekends. Duties include protecting people and property, patrol the county, respond to calls, enforce laws, make arrests, issue citations, investigate crimes and traffic accidents, and occasionally testify in court cases. This position also requires booking inmates and maintaining the jail as we do not have a jail staff.

    Benefits include KPERS, 9 paid holidays a year, family health insurance, overtime pay and a take home patrol car. Uniforms and gear will also be provided.

    Salary: Depends on experience.

    Requirements:

    • Be a United States citizen and have a valid driver’s license;
    • Have no felony convictions of any kind; and no conviction of certain misdemeanors, including domestic violence; and no Brady Giglio issues;
    • Be a high school graduate, or the equivalent thereof;
    • Be of good moral character;
    • Pass psychological testing;
    • Be free of any physical or mental condition which adversely affects the ability to perform the essential functions of a law enforcement officer;
    • Be at least 21 years of age.

    A full time law enforcement certification is preferred but not required. Applicant must be able to pass a background check. Applicant must live in Jewell County or become a resident within 60 days.

    For questions or to apply contact the Jewell County Sheriff’s Office at (785)-378-3194 or e-mail schinke308@yahoo.com

    Open until filled.

  • 10/15/2020 9:47 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    This position primarily covers the counties of Sedgwick, Sumner, Butler, Cowley, Greenwood, Elk, Chautauqua, Wilson and Montgomery, but the incumbent could be deployed anywhere within the state as needed..  Residency within the territory is preferred however; this will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

    Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

    • Conducts investigations to determine origin and cause of fires and explosions;
    • Conducts criminal investigations in to violations of the arson criminal code, including other criminal offenses that impel arson;
    • Investigates, inspects and maintains accurate records on permits and/or licenses issued by the OSFM for those who apply for inspection of explosives and fireworks;
    • Testifies in court as an expert;
    • Conducts and attends training sessions;
    • Performs administrative duties such as submitting reports and record keeping;
    • Maintains and operates assigned state vehicle and equipment.
    • Extensive travel, including overnight is required of this position.

    Position Salary/Benefits –

    Compensation:

    • Annual Salary: $43,950.40
    • Hourly Pay Rate: $21.13

    * Salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications.

    Employment Benefits:

    • Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
    • Sick & Vacation leave
    • Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
    • Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)
    • Fitness Centers in select locations
    • Employee discounts with the STAR Program
    • Retirement and deferred compensation programs

    Visit the Employee Benefits page for more information…

    Minimum Requirements for Position –

    Education:

    • Two years' experience in general law enforcement and criminal investigation.
    • A four-year college degree in a Criminal Justice field may be substituted for the required experience.  In order to substitute education for experience, a college transcript must be submitted at time of application.

    Licensing & Certification:

    • Current certification as a full-time law enforcement officer by the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Commission as required by K.S.A. 74-5601a.  Out of state certifications will be considered on a case by case basis.
    • Must have a current, valid driver's license.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Must be a United States citizen and at least 21 years of age.
    • This position requires the use of a firearm for law enforcement duties therefore, candidates cannot have been convicted of, and must be free of any diversions from, a felony or misdemeanor domestic violence crime as set forth in 18 U.S.C. § 922(d)(9) and (g)(9).   

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience in fire and explosive investigations;
    • Knowledge of state and local laws, ordinances and regulations;
    • Explosive materials and properties, electrical systems;
    • Building construction;
    • Chemicals, flammable properties of various substances, char and burn patterns, factors that affect fire spread, color and density of smoke, flame and heat material burning rate and heat release characteristics;
    • Investigation procedures;
    • Rules of evidence and rights of suspects;
    • Criminal court procedures and practices;
    • Ability to plan and conduct investigations, ascertain facts and obtain evidence, establish and maintain favorable relationships with co-workers, professionals and the public;
    • Keep records, prepare reports, speak in public, present evidence and be able to use a camera.

    Post-Offer, Pre-employment Requirements:

    • At time of offer, candidate must take and pass a drug screening tests approved by the Office of Personnel Services and take a pre-employment physical.
    • Top candidates must take and pass a background check and polygraph.

    Instructions on how to Apply for the Position –

    Job Application Process:

    • First Sign in or register as a New User.
    • Complete or update your contact information on the Careers> My Contact Information page. *This information is included on all your job applications.
    • Upload required documents listed below for the Careers> My Job Applications page.
    • Start your draft job application, upload other required documents, and Submit when it is complete.
      1. Manage your draft and submitted applications on the Careers> My Job Applications page.
    • Check your email and My Job Notifications for written communications from the Recruiter.
      1. Email – sent to the Preferred email on the My Contact Information page
      2. Notifications – view the Careers> My Job Notifications page

    Helpful Resources at jobs.ks.gov: “How to Apply for a Job – Instructions” and “How to Search for a Job – Instructions"

    Closing Date – no closing date

    Contact Information –

    Recruiter Contact Information:

    Name: Stacie Creech

    Email: Stacie.Creech@ks.gov

    Phone: 785-296-0654

    Mailing Address: 800 SW Jackson Street, Suite 104, Topeka, Kansas 66612

  • 10/15/2020 9:43 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The City of Hays is looking for their next employee to be a lifeline for citizens of Ellis County as well as Law Enforcement, Fire, & EMS personnel. Dispatchers are responsible for making sure citizens get quick responses for the help they need by answering both emergency & non-emergency calls.

    Typical work schedule includes six 12-hour shifts and one 7-hour shift every two weeks which provides, on average, 3.5 days off each week. Some weekends and Holidays required.

    REQUIREMENTS

    High School diploma or GED and valid driver’s license required. This position requires working in a fast-paced environment where quick decisions are vital. The ability to multitask, enter data into the computer system as well as keeping confidentiality & the ability to communicate effectively is essential.

    Paid on-the-job training for the right candidate. All Dispatchers are required to live within a 40-mile radius of the City of Hays within 6 months of employment. Job offer is contingent upon pre-employment testing.

    COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

    Starting Base Pay: $16.07/hour with mandatory overtime plus holiday pay compensation.  Additional pay may be given for previous experience with opportunities to advance to a Senior Dispatcher.  Guaranteed raises every year. The City of Hays offers great benefits. Visit www.haysusa.com/employment for a full list of the benefits provided.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Applications will be accepted online at www.haysusa.com/employment until position is filled. Questions about the position may be sent to Human Resources at hr@haysusa.com or by calling 785-628-7320.

  • 10/14/2020 4:05 PM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The City of Cherryvale has an opening in the Police Department for a full-time patrolman. 

    Minimum qualifications: Current KLETC Certification or the ability to become certified.  The applicant must be 21 years of age with a valid driver’s license and High School Diploma or GED Certificate. 

    Applicant shall have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions and be able to pass a background check, drug testing and physical examination.  Full-Time salary range is $11.50 - $17.00 per hour, based on qualifications.  The City of Cherryvale offers a superior benefit package, ample training opportunities, and room for advancement.  Residency requirements do apply. 

    For further information contact Chief Jimmy Holt at 620-336-2400 or jholt@cherryvaleusa.com.  Potential applicants will undergo a battery of tests, including written examination.  A final job offer will be contingent on passing a physical and drug test.  The City of Cherryvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Closing Date will be 11/30/2020 or until filled

  • 10/14/2020 4:01 PM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The Belle Plaine Police Department is accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer.

    Applicants must be 21 years of age, US citizen, High School diploma or GED equivalent, valid Kansas Driver’s License, no Felony or serious Misdemeanor arrests, and be of good moral character. Must be able to pass a written exam, oral interview, physical exam/drug screen and an extensive background check.

    Starting pay for no experience/uncertified is $15.00 per hour and depending on qualifications could be higher.  Benefits include paid time off, employee and family health insurance currently paid by employer, holiday pay, etc. Uniforms and equipment provided.

    Work schedule consists of; 12 hour shifts, 84 scheduled hours for two week pay period. A current State of Kansas certification is preferred, but not required.

    Applications available at www.findagovernmentjob.com or requested by email from cdivoll@bpks.org Completed applications may be emailed to lstinnett@bpks.org or faxed to 620-488-2561.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    EOE, Drug-Free Workplace

    Point of Contact: 
    Sgt. Craig Divoll
    Belle Plaine Police Department
    Belle Plaine, Kansas
    (620) 488- 2787 Opt: 3
    cdivoll@bpks.org

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