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Police Officer, Ellis Police Department

07/09/2024 6:38 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The City of Ellis is accepting applications for a career-minded individual who wants to serve the community by protecting citizens as a full-time entry level Police Officer or a lateral transfer Police Officer in a full-service 24-hour department.

This position involves highly responsible work in taking calls for service, patrolling to deter and detect crime, investigating complaints, citing and/or arresting law violators, etc. Work is performed with independence and in accordance with applicable laws, ordinances, and regulations, under the general supervision of a superior officer. Preference will be given to those possessing a valid, in-good-standing KSCPOST certification, but we will train the right person!

Successful applicants should possess good motivational, interpersonal, public relations, and communications skills. A thorough background check will be conducted, including former employers.

Required Qualifications:

  • Valid Kansas Driver’s License
  • Must be a US Citizen and at least 21 years of age by the application date.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent. No prior law enforcement experience is required.
  • No felony or domestic violence convictions, and no other convictions that would violate the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Act. Applicants with Brady/Giglio issues will not be considered.
  • KLETC certification or completion of KLETC training.
  • Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment background check, oral interview(s), and psychological evaluation.
  • Drug/Alcohol Testing/Fingerprinting required after provisional offer of employment.
  • Residency required within 30 miles of the Ellis City Limits, however, residency is encouraged within the Ellis City limits.
Benefits include:
  • Single/Family health, dental and vision insurance paid 100% by employer.
  • Single life insurance policy paid 100% by employer.
  • Sick leave, Vacation, and KPERS.
  • Uniforms and equipment are all provided, including Taser 7, Duty Weapon with red dot optic, and Bodycam. Boot reimbursement is done on a yearly basis.
  • Vehicles are equipped with Mobile Data Terminals.
  • Custom-fit outer carrier ballistic are vests provided after the completion of a probationary period.
  • Supportive City Council and Community.
Job description and applications are available at the Ellis City Clerk’s Office or online at www.ellis.ks.us. Email asmith@cityofellisks.gov to obtain an application.

You can submit your resume and completed application by mail to:
City of Ellis
c/o Chief Avery Smith
815 Jefferson St.
Ellis, KS 67637

Or via email at asmith@cityofellisks.gov.

For more information, contact the Ellis Police Department at 785-726-4462.

The City of Ellis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and reserves
the right to reject any and all applications
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