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Police Officer, Halstead Police Department

04/25/2023 8:20 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

The City of Halstead is accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer. Successful candidates will be professional and motivated, with strong moral character and an interest in protecting and serving the residents of a small community. Candidates should possess a community-oriented mindset and excellent verbal and written communication skills.  The police department has 5 full time officers compromised of the Chief, Deputy Chief, K9 Officer and 2 patrol officers. 

The hiring salary is dependent of experience with yearly raises.  Applicants must be 21 years of age or older, possess a valid Kansas Driver's License, and be able to pass a background check. Candidates should be self-motivated, community-oriented, able to work with limited supervision, and have the highest level of integrity. High School Diploma or GED required. Must be able to pass a background check, drug screen, and psychological exam. Basic typing skills are required.

The City of Halstead also has a competitive benefit package 

  • Group Health Insurance, Dental and Vision with a 10% employee contribution
  • Group Life Insurance
  • KPERS Retirement
  • Vacation and Sick leave
  • Overtime after 86 physical work hours
  • 13 paid Holidays, Holidays worked pay at double time
  • Take home vehicle program     *subject to department policy
  • All Equipment provided

One year of law enforcement experience is preferred, but not required. Graduation from a Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center or reciprocating training center is also preferred. 

You may pick up an application in person at 303 Main St., by emailing Police@halsteadks.com, or online on the City of Halstead website https://www.halsteadks.com/ 

The City of Halstead is an equal-opportunity employer.

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