The City of Basehor is currently searching for a highly motivated individual to fill an open Police Officer position. The Basehor Police Department consists of 17 sworn Officers and Uniformed Patrol work 4-10 hour shifts each week. Duties include responding to general public calls for service, investigating both misdemeanor and felony complaints, enforcing municipal, state and federal laws as well as traffic ordinances. An officer must be able to maintain positive working relationships with our citizens as well as actively striving to promote police/community relations. Qualified applicants should also possess above average writing and verbal skills. State certified officers are preferred, but Police Academy Training will be provided in its absence. All uniforms and equipment are provided, along with a generous benefit package.
Pay for the starting Police Officer position is $17.03 per hour ($35,422.40 annually). Additional compensation will be considered depending on qualifications. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens that are at least 21 years of age, must possess a valid driver's license, must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants would be required to 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 post job offer requires the applicant pass a psychological evaluation, physical and drug test.
Certified Law Enforcement applicants must not have any Brady/Giglio material in background to be eligible for hiring.
You may pick up in person at the Basehor Police Department located at 2620 N. 155th St., Basehor during regular office hours Monday-Friday 8:00 - 4:30 or they may be obtained on the City of Basehor website www.cityofbasehor.org. No online applications will be accepted for this hiring process.
If you should have any questions you can call the police department directly at 913-724-3397 to speak with Capt. Duvall.
Applications accepted until position filled.