The City of Goodland Police Department is currently accepting applications for highly motivated individuals to fulfill the position of Patrol Officer I or II. Goodland is a community of approximately 4,700 covering 4.371 sq. miles, approximately 17 miles from the Colorado border. We are a progressive law enforcement agency that employs nine (9) full-time sworn police officers including a canine officer, three supervisors, one (1) full-time civilian employee, and one (1) part-time police officer. Patrol duties include enforcing federal, state, and local laws and ordinances, investigating crimes and accidents, and providing public assistance. We provide a competitive city-paid benefits package, competitive pay (DOE), a take-home patrol car, full-duty gear including boots (after one year), progressive training, and a family atmosphere. We aim to model professionalism while fulfilling our department mission of making "Goodland a safe and comfortable place to live while adhering to our core values of honor, integrity, and accountability”. Starting pay with no experience or certifications is $18.00 per hour, or more depending on qualifications.
• Be U.S. Citizens who are at least 21 years of age at the time of hire
• Possess a High School diploma or GED.
• Have the ability to obtain a valid Kansas Driver’s License
• Have no felony convictions
• No convictions for domestic battery
• Possess good moral character.
Applicants must pass a written test, physical agility test, and an oral interview board. Final candidates will be required to pass an extensive background investigation. A conditional job offer requires the applicant to pass a psychological evaluation and physical and drug screen.
OBTAINING AN APPLICATION: Applications can be picked up at the Goodland Police Department or online at https://goodlandks.gov/.../GPD-EmploymentApplication.pdf .
Applications along with a resume can be dropped off or mailed to the City of Goodland, 204 West 11th Street, Goodland, Kansas 67735 c/o Human Resources/ Police Department.
The City of Goodland is an equal-opportunity employer.
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