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Police Officer, Marion Police Department

11/21/2022 6:06 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

The City of Marion is looking for an intelligent, self-motivated, and community-oriented individual with excellent problem-solving skills to join our Police Department as a full-time Patrol Officer.  Enjoy the scenic beauty, rich heritage, and abundant recreational opportunities of Marion, Kansas, “the town between two lakes.” With historic stone buildings, modern school facilities and business opportunities abounding, Marion is a great place to live, raise a family, build a business, work, play and retire.


Duties and responsibilities include enforcing all federal, state and local laws and ordinances; taking calls for service; patrolling business districts and residential neighborhoods to deter and detect crime; investigating complaints; citing and/or arresting law violators; following up on pending reports and cases; preparing and/or serving civil law processes; providing VIN inspections; protecting person(s) or property; and securing and protecting prisoners.  When not responding to calls for service, department members are expected to use self-directed work time in an efficient manner by self-initiating work on those tasks identified by supervisory personnel as priorities for this job position. 


Minimum qualifications include, high school or GED diploma, 21-years of age at time of appointment, no convictions that would prohibit applicant from possessing a firearm or crimes of deception, possess a valid Kansas driver's license, extensive background check, interview board, drug screen and psychological testing.


Patrol officers' pay scale is $17.00 - $20.00.

Patrol officers work 12 hours shifts and have every other Friday through Sunday off. 

The starting wage for this position is $17.00 - $20.00 depending upon qualifications. The city offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, and vision.  Discounted rates on city owned utilities.  Vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, deferred compensation, life insurance and KP&F retirement provided.

Complete an On-line Application at: https://www.marionks.net/government/pages/employment  

The position is open until filled.

The City of Marion is an equal opportunity employer.

Please direct questions regarding this position to c.jeffrey@marionks.net

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