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School Resource Officer, Russell Police Department

05/24/2023 6:01 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

The City of Russell is seeking professional and community-oriented individuals for a full-time School Resource Officer. 

The City of Russell is situated at the crossroads of Interstate 70 and US Highway 281.  We are a community that is dedicated to family, friends and neighbors, where generations care for each other.  We are One Russell, building a self-reliant future.  We are home.  

The City of Russell offers a very progressive benefit package. Benefits include vacation and sick leave, family health insurance, family dental and vision plans, KPERS retirement program, and several other optional benefit programs.

Under the supervision of the Police Captain, the school resource officer performs a variety of duties in the enforcement of laws and prevention of crimes. This employee will be primarily assigned to USD 407 for the purpose of providing highly responsible law enforcement work within the schools to maintain a safe, secure, and orderly learning environment for students, staff, and patrons. The employee will create and foster a positive relationship between law enforcement and the youth of the community. 

KS-CPOST Certification and three years of experience as a certified law enforcement officer. Must obtain Basic School Resource Officer certification within 12 months of hire.

Applicants must establish residency within the City of Russell 6 months from the hire date. Pre-employment background check, drug screening and job placement assessment are required.

Applications and a full job description may be obtained at www.russellcity.org or at The City of Russell, 133 W. 8th, Russell, KS  67665.  Completed applications may be submitted in person, online, faxed to 785-483-4397 or emailed to alice@russellcity.org

This position is open until filled.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.


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