Burlington Police Dept. is accepting applications for police officer. We are a stable, progressive department of 7 full time officers and 2 civilian support staff. We are responsible for 24/7 coverage of a city of about 3000 population. Small town living at its best. Burlington offers outstanding amenities, an excellent school system and convenient access to metro areas. We are about 1 hour south of Topeka, 45 minutes SW of Lawrence and the KC area is about a 90 minute drive.
This is a full time position. We work 12 hour shifts and are scheduled for 86 hours every 2 weeks, with payroll on a bi-weekly basis, 26 pay periods per year.
Take home (assigned car) program, all uniforms and equipment provided including sidearms, patrol rifles, tasers and Body worn cameras. Excellent benefit package including KPERS, BC/BS health insurance (single), vacation, holiday pay, sick leave. Voluntary enrollment in the State of Kansas deferred compensation program (457) and a medical flex account is also available.
Salary DoQ. Experience counts. Salary ranges from $17.61 for entry level non certified applicants, up to a max of $25.43 per hour. The city offers annual cost of living and merit based pay increases.
Minimum of 21 years of age. Clean record with no disqualifying convictions. No Brady/Giglio Disclosure Requirements. KLETC desired but not required. US Citizen, high school graduate, able to pass psychological and physical assessment. Applicants without certification will be required to attend KLETC within 1 year of employment. Lateral or out of state experience welcome and Kansas does offer reciprocity for qualified applicants.
Applications may be obtained from the city website or in person from the police dept, or by request to be mailed or e-mailed.
Burlington Police Dept.
616 S 3rd street, BOX 207
Burlington, Kansas 66839