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Police Sergeant, Spring Hill Police Department

04/25/2023 2:41 PM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

This position will be open until May 19, 2023 so apply now!!!

We offer excellent comprehensive benefits including 100% City paid  medical, dental and vision premiums. We also offer other great benefits such as paid leave, holiday pay, longevity bonus, KP&F  retirement and a City of Spring Hill Retirement package.  

Pay, Education & Experience: 

High school diploma or equivalent is required along with certification by the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center or certified by  reciprocity (ability to obtain certification within 1 year). Increasingly responsible law enforcement experience in police operations  with experience leading other is also required. 

Police Sergeant I 

  • Starting pay $32.32 per hour, actual pay depends on experience  
  • 5 years’ experience 
  • Ability to obtain a minimum of 40 hours of continuing education annually is required 

Police Sergeant II 

  • Starting pay $35.55 per hour, actual pay depends on experience  
  • 3 years’ experience at level of Police Sergeant I 
  • Ability to obtain a minimum of 40 hours of continuing education annually is required 

Police Sergeant III 

  • Starting pay $36.45 per hour, actual pay depends on experience  
  • 5 years’ experience at level of Police Sergeant II 
  • Ability to obtain a minimum of 40 hours of continuing education annually is required 

Brief Description of Duties: 

Under the supervision of the Operations Commander, the Police Sergeant is a non-exempt position under FLSA which protects and  serves the citizens of Spring Hill. This position provides citizen assistance, enforces all federal, state, and local laws, and performs  patrol duties. The Sergeant plans, directs, manages, supervises, and coordinates the activities and operations of department teams.  Making arrests, issuing citations for traffic violations, and investigating crimes and accidents are also responsibilities of the position.  Collateral duties may include, but not limited to; Field Training Officer, Coordinator of programs, or Department Trainer. This  employee should possess excellent communication, leadership and public relations skills. The position requires a valid Kansas driver’s  license. 

  • Apply department orders, rules and regulations to police situations; understands and applies legal standards. • Supervises the work of uniformed police officers on assigned shift. Accompanies officers on calls. Remains available to  provide guidance as required to ensure department goals and objectives are attained. Assists subordinates in conducting  criminal investigations. Communicates with the Lieutenant. Assumes command of major incident scenes and summons other  resources as required. 
  • Assigns officers to work in various areas and assignments. Approves/disapproves sick and vacation leave. Assigns officers to  training. Establishes work schedules, and approves overtime. 
  • Observes and evaluates the work of officers.  
  • Recommends, develops, and implements programs to address crime trends.  
  • Monitors overtime and exercises fiscal responsibility. Recommends purchase and replacement of equipment.  • Maintains discipline and instills positive attitudes among officers.  
  • Investigates complaints, use of force incidents and pursuit reviews; provides recommendations for or against discipline. • Operates patrol/unmarked vehicle in a safe and effective manner. 
  • Performs general patrol duties. 
  • May involve public information officer duties and managing police social media accounts. 
  • Applies for search warrants, conducts follow up on criminal reports. 
  • Ability to react quickly to danger and adapt to different people, behavior, and circumstances. 
  • Performs traffic enforcement and stops; issues citations; investigates sources of odor to include alcohol and drugs; • Meets with prosecutors, defense attorneys, judges, detectives from other agencies in case resolution and filing, court preparation  and testimony.  
  • Thoroughly completes offense, arrest, investigative, information, accident, evidence reports. 

Application Process: 

Complete our online application and upload your cover letter and resume via our website at www.springhillks.gov Paper applications printed from https://www.springhillks.gov/DocumentCenter/View/678/Employment-Application?bidId= .  Send completed application, cover letter, and resume to: 

Human Resources
City of Spring Hill
401 N. Madison St.
P.O. Box 424
Spring Hill, KS 66083 

“The City of Spring Hill, Kansas values an inclusive workforce by providing equal opportunities for all applicants and employees as  an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences such as age,  disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. All employment decisions at the City of  Spring Hill, Kansas are based on operational needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, sex  or gender, gender identity or expression including transgender status, citizenship, religion or creed, age, disability, pregnancy,  marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry or national origin, military status or service in the military. We will  not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics and encourage applicants of all identities,  backgrounds and cultures to apply. All dimensions of diversity in the workplace are welcomed by us and we aim to extend that  inclusivity to the partners we work with.” 

This position will be open until May 19, 2023 so apply now!!!

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