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ABC Enforcement Agent, Kansas Department of Revenue - Osage, Franklin, Miami, Coffey, Anderson, Linn, Greenwood, Woodson, Allen, Neosho, or Bourbon County

02/08/2023 6:23 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

Kansas Department of Revenue

Alcoholic Beverage Control

The selected candidates must reside in, or be willing to relocate within six months to one of the following counties: Osage, Franklin, Miami, Coffey, Anderson, Linn, Greenwood, Woodson, Allen, Neosho, or Bourbon



About the Position:


Who can apply:  External (anyone can apply)
Classified/Unclassified Service:  Unclassified
Full-Time/Part-Time:  Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Work Schedule:  Irregular schedule; 80 hours every two weeks 
Eligible to Receive Benefits:  Yes
Veterans' Preference Eligible:  Yes
Search Keywords:  KDOR, Law Enforcement




Hourly Pay: $24.48


Employment Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
  • Sick & Vacation leave
  • Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
  • Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)
  • Fitness Centers in select locations
  • Employee discounts with the STAR Program
  • Retirement and deferred compensation programs

Visit the Employee Benefits page for more information…


Position Summary:

This position conducts thorough, complex investigations of violations pertaining to the Division of the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) and the Kansas Department of Revenue (KDOR), using generally accepted and legally sanctioned investigative techniques. Investigations are conducted relating to underage alcohol, fraudulent license applications, hidden ownership, false ID rings, illegal shipments of alcohol, industry practices violations, and other violations of the laws. Creates comprehensive reports and research databases using electronic equipment. Official duty station may be agent's home. Long hours of driving, surveillance, loud music/background noises in licensed establishments, and adversarial verbal and/or physical contact with violators are all potential hazards. Requirements for the incumbent include the ability to move through crowds and climb stairs, diffuse situations with intoxicated/irate persons, work may be in smoke-filled areas/rooms and adverse weather conditions. Agents perform their duties in a variety of environments frequented by customers of all ages, and at times must be able to blend into the existing environment to conduct their duties undetected. Performance of these duties may include physically arresting persons and/or search and seizure of evidence. This position frequently conducts undercover enforcement operations.

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Education: High school diploma. 

Licensing & Certification: Incumbent is required to have and maintain a valid driver's license to perform the essential functions of this position. A law enforcement certification required upon hire.

Minimum Qualifications: Three years of experience working as a commissioned law enforcement officer.

Special Requirements: Must be a United States citizen and at least 21 years of age. Must complete a basic law enforcement training program and/or obtain certification as a law enforcement officer recognized by the Kansas Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training (KCPOST) before being given permanent status. This class requires the use of a firearm for law enforcement duties and therefore, candidates cannot have been convicted of, and must be free of any diversions from, a felony or misdemeanor domestic violence crime as set forth in 18 U.S.C. § 922 (d) (9) and (g) (9).

Preferred Experience: Prefer experience conducting complex criminal investigations, alcohol violation enforcement, background investigations and licensing violations.

Preferred Education: A Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or other related field may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by agency.

Preferred Skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, data entry, proofreading, editing, and attention to detail. 

Post-Offer, Pre-employment Requirements: KBI and FBI fingerprint required due to access to Federal Tax Information files in KDOR systems and due to the position requiring use, contact with and ability to request sensitive Criminal History Record Information for Enforcement Agents. Pre-employment drug screening, polygraph, psychological testing, and physical examination due to statutory requirements for Enforcement Agents. 

Recruiter Contact Information:

  • Name:  Ashlee Sidebottom
  • Email:  KDOR_Recruitment@ks.gov
  • Phone: (785) 296-3077
  • Mailing Address: Kansas Department of Revenue, Office of Personnel Services109 SW 9th Street, Topeka, KS 66612


Job Application Process:

  • First Sign in or register as a New User here.
  • Complete or update your contact information on the Careers> My Contact Information page. *This information is included on all your job applications.
  • Upload required documents listed below for the Careers> My Job Applications page.
  • Start your draft job application, upload other required documents, and Submit when it is complete.
    1. Manage your draft and submitted applications on the Careers> My Job Applications page.
  • Check your email and My Job Notifications for written communications from the Recruiter.
    1. Email – sent to the Preferred email on the My Contact Information page
    2. Notifications – view the Careers> My Job Notifications page

Helpful Resources at jobs.ks.gov: “How to Apply for a Job – Instructions” and “How to Search for a Job – Instructions"


Required Documents for this Application to be Complete:


Upload these on the Careers - My Job Applications page:

  • Transcripts (if necessary)
  • DD214 (if you are claiming Veteran’s Preference)

Upload these on the Attachments step in your Job Application:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Helpful Resources at jobs.ks.gov: “How, What, & Where do I Upload Documents"


How to Claim Veterans Preference


Veterans' Preference Eligible (VPE): Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position.  The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job.  Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager.


Learn more about claiming Veteran’s Preference


Equal Employment Opportunity


The State of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace.  All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.


If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the agency recruiter.


Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement: The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 ensures you the right to reasonable accommodations. A request for an accommodation will not affect your opportunities for employment with the State of Kansas. Arrangements will be made if you have a disability that requires an accommodation for completing an application form, interviewing or any other part of the employment process. It is your responsibility to make your needs known to the KDOR Recruitment Office at 785-296-3077.

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