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  • 10/12/2019 6:48 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The City of Greensburg is accepting applications for Chief of Police. Greensburg is a community with about 850 residents in south central Kansas on Highway 54. Under the administrative direction of the City Administrator, the Chief of Police performs a wide range of public safety and administrative duties. This position is responsible for the enforcement of the City Code, State Statutes, and regulations involved in the preservation of law and order, and the protection of life and property. The employee must be able to act without direct supervision and exercise independent judgment in emergencies. This employee is responsible for direction all police activities. This employee consults with the City Administrator in determining plans and policies to be observed in police operations.

    Full position description can be found at http://bit.ly/GreensburgPoliceChief

    Position requirements: Five years law enforcement experience preferred with at least three years experience in administration. High School diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree, with specialized curriculum in law enforcement studies preferred. Requires possession of Kansas Law Enforcement Training Certification and a valid Kansas Driver’s License. Must be insurable with the City’s insurance carrier.

    Salary begins at $17.71 per hour, based on qualifications. Benefits include KPERS, health insurance, vacation, holidays and sick leave, optional dental, vision, accident, cancer, and life insurance.

    Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume to administrator@greensburgks.org or mail to City Administrator, City of Greensburg, 300 S. Main, Greensburg, KS 67054 by October 31, 2019.

  • 10/12/2019 6:46 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    Job Summary:Primarily enforces the University’s Parking Regulations as well as provides safety and security to the persons and property of Wichita State University by patrolling and monitoring parking areas for violations and escorting individuals or vehicles to specific locations and other duties as required.

    Minimum Education:High School Diploma by hire date

    Minimum Experience:

    • No Minimum Experience requirement

    Required Licenses, Certifications and Registrations

    • CJIS & NCIC: mandatory successful completion of CJIS & NCIC training and obtain certification within 6 months of hire; if not obtained, hire will be terminated.

    • Valid Class C Driver’s License.

    • Must have valid Driver’s license to legally operate department and University vehicles.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Knowledge of methods of crime prevention

    • Knowledge of rules and regulations which pertain to city and state property

    • Ability to efficiently operate the NuPark system.

    • Ability to operate a two-way radio.

    • Ability to remain calm under stressful situations.

    • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

    • Ability to give and follow instructions verbally and in writing.

    • Ability to recall and record information concisely and accurately.

    • Ability to read and understand written department guidelines, university policies, laws, rules, and regulations.

    • Ability to detect conditions that might indicate danger or loss or damage to persons and property.

    • Ability to build and sustain effective professional and courteous interpersonal relationships with a diverse constituency of faculty, staff, students and public.

    Additional Information:

    •  Shall be a U.S. Citizen and at least 18 years of age.

    •  Shall be screened for a record of criminal activity and criminal history using a named-based record check before employment is offered or before job duties are assigned that might expose them to Criminal Justice sensitive information

    • Shall be screened for a record of criminal activity and criminal history using a fingerprint-based check within 30 days after initial employment or assignment and before unconditional employment is offered.

    • Will be expected to attend and successfully complete all required trainings.

    • All employees of Wichita State University are expected to support the WSU vision, mission, and values and foster an environment of diversity in culture, thought and experience

    Pay Rate:$ 14.02 plus benefits

    Closes:10/18/19

    Application Process:Please visit our website at https://wichita.edu/wsujobs to view the full position description and apply for this position.  
  • 10/12/2019 6:45 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:

    Starting salary range for Patrol Officer 1 (0-2 years of experience) $38,280-$42,467 yearly DOQ. 

    Additional salary considerations for lateral transfers based on years of certified experience:

    Patrol Officer 2 (3 years of certified experience): minimum starting salary $42,619

    Patrol Officer 3 (5+ years of certified experience): minimum starting salary $46,529

    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.  Certified Officers must not have any Brady/Giglio material in their background to be eligible for hiring.

    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. 

    Closing date: 11/30/2019

  • 10/12/2019 6:43 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a Full-Time Jailer.  We are looking for a person that possess strong communications skills, integrity, morality and enthusiasm.  As a Jailer, you will help in the day-to-day operations of the Pottawatomie County Jail in order to assure the welfare of inmates. Responsibilities include booking & releasing offenders, maintaining security of the facility, and escorting offenders. Additional responsibilities include supervising work release programs, dispense medications, effectively manage volatile and violent offenders, and complete a number of clerical duties.

    Pay Rate: $14.99

    • Paid Training

    • KPERS

    • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

    • Paid Time Off and Extended Illness Benefit with 10 paid Holidays

    • Deferred Compensation with Employer Match

    If interested please click the link below to fill an application out online, a link can also be found on our website; www.ptsheriff.com.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  If you have any question please feel free to contact the Sheriff’s Office; (785)457-3353 or scline@ptsheriff.com

    https://www.hrepartners.com/jobdetails.aspx?id=33705

  • 10/12/2019 6:42 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a motivated individual to work with our agency as a Deputy Sheriff.  Responsibilities include but not limited to; responding to emergency calls, conducting investigations, patrolling, giving first aid, serving warrants, gathering evidence, interviewing and many other responsibilities.  (County residency is a requirement if hired; you do not need to live in the county to apply)

    • Take Home Car
    • Paid Training
    • Equipment Provided
    • Competitive Pay ($17.27 - $19.81/hour based on experience)
    • KP&F Retirement
    • Social Security Benefits 
    • Deferred Compensation with employer match
    • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • Paid Time Off and Extended Illness Benefit with 10 paid Holidays

    If interested please click the link below to fill an application out on-line, a link can also be found on our website; www.ptsheriff.com. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  If you have any question please feel free to contact the Sheriff’s Office; (785)457-3353 or scline@ptsheriff.com

    https://www.hrepartners.com/jobdetails.aspx?id=33670 

  • 10/06/2019 8:59 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    Do you want to serve in a progressive Kansas small town? We have the most up to date equipment for an agency our size. Even if you want to just start out and get experience, we are right for you. You get a chance to work your own cases and have the opportunity to really make a difference in someone’s life. Work experience gained are working drug cases, burglary, person crimes, traffic enforcement, and a chance to work with some very good role models. If this fits your goals, then the Marysville Police Department has a place for you. We have an immediate opening for a Police Officer.

    Those that apply should be willing to work 12-hour shifts, Holidays, night shifts and in extreme weather elements.

    We are looking for someone that interacts in our community with our citizens young and old. Prior experience in law enforcement or the military is a plus. Show the ability to communicate well in person, over the phone and over the radio with another police department. If you have the discipline and want to serve our community, then we want you to apply.

    Minimum requirements are KLETC graduate preferred but not required, high school graduate, 21 years of age, valid Kansas driver’s license and a clean driving record, excellent health, U.S. citizen and no criminal record.

    Applicants must successfully complete a preliminary background check and a written exam. Applicants recommended for hire will be required to successfully complete an oral interview with the Chief of Police and civilian board. A post offer drug screen, psychological and physical exams will follow. Any non-certified new hire will have to complete 14 weeks at the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center in Hutchinson Kansas. Then that person must meet state and dept. required standards of firearms and in-service training.

    The City of Marysville offers paid single person health insurance, employee family pool passes, health and dental family plans, KPERS retirement, 54 hours of vacation starting after the first year of employment. Paid holidays, sick leave, and City paid membership to our local fitness gym.

    To apply contact the Marysville Police Department for a job application at 785-562-2343.

    This position is opened until filled.

    Any questions can be directed to Chief Ackerman

  • 10/06/2019 8:55 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The City of Lansing is currently seeking a candidates for Police Officer and Police Officer II positions. These positions provide 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. These positions require good communication skills & passing of various law enforcement tests. Patrol schedule included 8-hour shifts on a rotating basis.  

    Full-time position with excellent benefit package. Retirement benefits through the Kansas Public Employer’s Retirement system (KP&F). Equal Opportunity Employer.  

     *Applications will be reviewed weekly.  

    Position Salary/Benefits:

    Compensation:  DOQ

    • Starting Pay Incentives: 
      • Graduation from KLETC 2% 
      • Associates Degree 2% - Degree must be from an accredited college/university and must be in an applicable field.
      • Bachelors Degree 4% - Degree must be from an accredited college/university and must be in an applicable field.  
      • Masters Degree 6% - Degree must be from an accredited college/university and must be in an applicable field.  
      • Bi-lingual 2% - Applied to language(s) that serve the needs of the department. 
      • Instructor Certification 2% - Instructor certification in a Law Enforcement related discipline and ability to teach one 8-hour course annually. 
    • Current KS-CPOST Certified with prior years of experience: 
    • 1 year 2.5% 
    • 2 years 5% 
    • 3 years 7.5% 
    • 4 years 10% 
    • 5 years 12.5%

    Minimum Requirements for Position:

    • Police Officer I Minimum Qualifications:   
      • Must be 21 years of age  
      • Possess and maintain a valid Kansas driver’s license  
      • Have a clean driving record  
      • Have a high school diploma or equivalent  
      • Reside within a thirty-mile radius of City  
      • No criminal record or Brady-Giglio material/issues in background
    • Police Officer II Minimum Qualifications:   
      • Must be 21 years of age  
      • Possess and maintain a valid Kansas driver’s license  
      • Have a clean driving record  
      • Have a high school diploma or equivalent  
      • Reside within a thirty-mile radius of City  
      • No criminal record or Brady-Giglio material/issues in background  
      • Kansas Commission on Police Officer Standards and Training (KS-CPOST) certification  
      • 5 years experience with another Law Enforcement Agency   
      • Instructor Certification in Law Enforcement related discipline, and teach 1 eight-hour class every calendar year.    

    Apply at:

    https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=9335159c-e7aa-4670-8315-a0fab6cc29e7&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US&selectedMenuKey=CareerCenter

    Closing Date:  Open until filled

  • 10/06/2019 8:54 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a motivated individual to work with our agency as a Deputy Sheriff.  Responsibilities include but not limited to; responding to emergency calls, conducting investigations, patrolling, giving first aid, serving warrants, gathering evidence, interviewing and many other responsibilities.  (County residency is a requirement if hired, you do not need to live in the county to apply)

    ·        Take Home Car
    ·        Paid Training
    ·        Equipment Provided
    ·        Competitive Pay ($17.27 - $19.81/hour based on experience)
    ·        KP&F Retirement
    ·        Social Security Benefits
    ·        Deferred Compensation with employer match
    ·        Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
    ·        Paid Time Off and Extended Illness Benefit with 10 paid Holidays

    If interested please click the link below to fill an application out on-line, a link can also be found on our website; www.ptsheriff.com. Applications will be accepted till Tuesday, October 8, 2019.  If you have any question please feel free to contact the Sheriff’s Office; (785)457-3353 or scline@ptsheriff.com

    https://www.hrepartners.com/jobdetails.aspx?id=33670

  • 10/01/2019 3:23 PM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    Campus Police provides safety and security related services to all students, staff, faculty and visitors for all KCKCC campuses. Major duties and responsibilities include: patrolling campus (foot, bicycle, and vehicle); responding to calls for assistance; locking and unlocking facilities; monitoring security cameras; identifying violations; providing security services for events; directing traffic; issuing traffic citations; and maintaining records, logs, and documentation of activities and incidents.

    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Detect and process traffic and parking violations according to College regulations.
    • Enforce all federal laws, state statutes, local ordinances and College regulations concerning the safety of College personnel and individuals from the community who utilize the college facilities.
    • Providing general patrol of campus grounds and buildings by vehicle or on foot.
    • Write reports on criminal offenses and other incidents.
    • Conduct follow-up investigations of crimes and incidents.
    • Must be able to perform adequately under stressful conditions.
    • Attend classes, training sessions, and workshops to maintain current knowledge of law enforcement.
    • Keep current on changes in his/her area of responsibility.
    • Being able to work all shifts and available to cover any extra shifts that may arise due to sickness vacations, special events, etc.
    • Submitting daily activity log to the Chief of Campus Police.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief of Campus Police.
    • This job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the operational needs of the department.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to operate a motor vehicle.
    • Must possess the qualifications needed to obtain a state certification; preference will be given to applicants possessing state certification currently.
    • Must be able to successfully complete Police Academy training within one year of appointment, thus obtaining state certification (if not already state certified).
    • Must exhibit knowledge of basic Law Enforcement concepts to ensure the safety and security of the college campus.
    • Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for assistance; work may involve transmitting and receiving information, performing first aid, contacting medical personnel, providing advisement, resolving conflicts, arresting individuals, and enforcing applicable laws.
    • Must have the ability to patrols the campus by foot, bicycle or vehicle and conducts security checks; monitors security cameras; locks and unlocks facilities; and provides security services during events, to identify suspicious activity and ensure student, staff, faculty, and visitor safety.
    • Must have the ability to abide by and carry out a code of ethics as established by the department and College administration.
    • Identifies safety and student conduct violations; conducts investigations; and enforces City, State, and Federal laws, and campus policies and procedures.
    • Must display the ability to serve individuals with various ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds in a courteous manner.
    • Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
    • Must display willingness to follow instructions and work with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding Law Enforcement and College information.
    • Basic computer skills and knowledge in working with Microsoft Office preferred.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) with a minimum of one (1) year performing law enforcement/security duties.
    • Minimum qualifications can be substituted with an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Attendance at Law Enforcement conferences, workshops and/or seminars.
    • An Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Law Enforcement or a related discipline.
    • Current state law enforcement commissioned officers.
    • Evidence of specialized training, firearms, crime scene, self-defense, etc.
    • Experience working in an educational institution.
    • Demonstrate experience using Microsoft Office products.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, and sit. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    SALARY RANGE:
    $36,000 - $45,000 annually, actual salary will be commensurate with education, experience, certified, and non-certified.

    Work Hours:
    Assignment will include work at any Kansas City Kansas Community College campus location for various shifts to include morning, evening, overnight and /or weekends. Schedule subject to change to meet operational needs.
     

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:
    Open until filled.

    To Apply Submit: Visit WWW.KCKCC.EDU and click on CAREERS for a list of available positions.

    • Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application (do not reference resume) and attach the required resume.
    • If the position lists a required transcript, uploading unofficial copies is sufficient to complete the online application process; they must reflect the degree awarded and conferral date.
    • Three (3) professional references with phone number and email addresses are required.
    • A college screening committee is responsible for application review and interviews. The final candidate(s) selected to be hired will be made by the hiring manager.
    • Successful completion of a background check on all persons recommended for employment is required. Individual hiring departments may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process.

    All applicants tentatively selected for the position of Campus Police Officer at Kansas City Kansas Community College will be required to submit to and successfully complete a psychological evaluation and physical examination prior to appointment. Applicants will also be required to submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal or prohibited drug usage. Appointment to the position is contingent upon a negative drug test results.

    This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.  This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.

  • 10/01/2019 3:21 PM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

    The Peabody Police Department has a part time employment vacancy for a part time police officer position. The City of Peabody is a progressive community located approximately 45 miles 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 approximately 1200 residents the Peabody Police Department has 3 full time officers including the Chief of Police and 8 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- Part time

    Salary-DOQ

    Minimum Qualifications

    The successful candidate must be a resident of the State of Kansas. Must have a High School Diploma or GED equivalency. KLETC certification preferred, bu not required Valid Kansas Drivers License or ability to obtain. Above average computer skills. All Kansas Commission on Peace Officers certification and employment requirements apply. Successful candidates must pass oral interview, psychological testing, drug/alcohol screening, criminal history background check and additional job related testing. Work schedule requires shift work including weekends, holidays and court appearances. 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

    An application can be obtained online at peabodyks.com or at the Peabody Police Department, 910 N. Olive, Peabody, KS 66866. Send application, resume and cover letter to Chief of Police, Bruce F. Burke, 300 N. Walnut, Peabody, KS 66866. The City of Peabody is an EOE.

    Closing Date- until filled

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