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Police Officer, Ellis Police Department

09/18/2022 10:08 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

The City of Ellis is accepting applications for a career-minded individual who wants to serve the community by protecting citizens as a Full-Time Entry Level Police Officer or a Lateral Transfer Police Officer in a full-service 24-hour department. 
This position involves highly responsible work in taking calls for service, patrolling to deter and detect crime, investigating complaints, citing and/or arresting law violators, etc. Work is performed with independence and in accordance with applicable laws, ordinances, and regulations, under the general supervision of a superior officer. Preference will be given to those possessing a valid, in-good-standing KSCPOST certification, but we will train the right person!
Successful applicants should possess good motivational, interpersonal, public relations, and communications skills. A thorough background check will be conducted.

Qualifications required include:

  • Valid Kansas Driver’s License
  • Must be a US Citizen and at least 21 years of age by application date.
  • High School Diploma. No prior law enforcement experience is required.
  • No felony or domestic violence convictions are permitted.
  • KLETC certification or completion of KLETC training.
  • Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment written test, oral interview, and a physical and mental health evaluation.
  • Drug/alcohol testing required after provisional offer of employment. 
  • Residency required within 30 miles of the Ellis City limits.
Benefits include:
  • Single/Family health, dental and vision insurance paid 100% by employer.
  • Single life insurance policy paid 100% by employer.
  • Sick leave, Vacation, and KPERS

Job description and applications are available at the Ellis City Clerk’s Office or online at www.ellis.ks.us. You may also email ellispd@eaglecom.net to obtain an application. 

Send your resume and application by mail to: 
City of Ellis
c/o Chief Avery Smith
815 Jefferson St.
Ellis, KS 67637. 

For more information, contact the Ellis Police Department at 785-726-4462.

The City of Ellis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and reserves 
the right to reject any and all applications

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