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Police Officer, Chanute Police Department

02/04/2023 2:47 PM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

The City of Chanute is now accepting applications for a full-time police officer serving a population of 9,112.  The Chanute Police Department is a progressive department with room for advancement.  The department employs high-tech equipment, state of the art training and highly competent men and women.  Patrol duties include enforcing laws, investigations of crimes and accidents and providing public assistance.


KLETC preferred but not required, high school graduate, 21 years of age, valid Kansas driver’s license, 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 a post offer drug screen and psychological and physical exams.  Must meet state and city required standards of firearms and in-service training.  The ability to communicate well in person, over the phone and over the radio with public and other police department employees.  Veteran’s Preference Eligible (VPE). Veterans that meet the minimum test requirements shall receive an interview and are entitled to veteran’s preference.


  • Excellent health insurance benefit package.

  • KP&F retirement.

  • Ten paid holidays, 12 sick paid days per year, overtime pay for holidays worked, paid vacation time and paid incentive day.  

  • Employee Assistance Program.

  • Uniforms are provided.


Starting wage ranges from $19.35 - $21.25 (DOQ).  

To Apply:

Apply at the Memorial Building, Human Resource Dept., second floor, 101 S. Lincoln, Chanute, KS, or fill out application online at www.chanute.org or mail resume to:  City of Chanute, c/o Human Resource Dept., P.O. Box 907, Chanute, KS  66720 or email resume to tbailey@chanute.org.  Position Open Until Filled.  EOE/M/F/D/V  

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