The City of Chetopa is hiring a full-time police officer. The position requires a self-motivated individual with the ability to work with surrounding agencies. This position enforces all federal, state, local laws, and ordinances, performs patrol duties, enforces traffic laws, and investigates crimes and accidents. Certified officers will be given preference, however basic academy (KLETC) will be provided. This employee should possess communication skills, public relations, and organizational skills. The city’s benefits package including KPERS retirement, paid vacation/sick leave, and paid holidays. The City of Chetopa is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
Applicants must be 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, no felony convictions or domestic violence convictions. No disqualifying criminal history and possess a valid driver’s license. Successful candidates must pass an oral interview, psychological examination, Medical examination, and criminal history background check. Work schedule requires weekend, holiday, overtime, and court appearances. Officers work 12 hour shifts with every other weekend off. The City of Chetopa provides 24 hr. coverage.
Salary will be based on experience.
Contact the Chief of Police Scott Feagan at the Chetopa Police Department for an application. Applications can be picked up at 618 N. 11th Street or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicant must provide resume with the application to include three professional references. Mail completed application and resume to:
Chetopa Police Department
P.O. Box 203
Chetopa Kansas 67336