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Police Officer, Mission Police Department

02/08/2020 7:01 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

The Mission Police Department is soliciting highly motivated individuals for the full time position of Police Officer. Mission is a suburb located in the heart of the Kansas City metropolitan area. Those selected to fill open positions will be enforcing local, state, and federal laws, as well as investigating crimes, enforcing traffic regulations, investigating traffic accidents, assisting the public, and serving in a department that embraces the community policing philosophy. State certified officers are preferred, but when applicants are not certified, full training will be provided, when selected. All uniforms and equipment including exterior vests are furnished. Included is a generous benefits package, paid holidays, sick, and vacation time. Qualified applicants must have above average written and verbal skills. Pay range is $42,620.00-$64,770.00. Lateral transfers accepted pay range is dependent on applicant qualifications. 

For more information about the City of Mission please visit: http://www.missionks.org/. The Mission Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Requirements: Applicants must be 21 years of age at the time of application, and have a high school diploma or equivalent, with a clean criminal record, and vision correctable to 20/20. Applicants must pass a written test, physical agility test, psychological test, medical/physical, and drug screen. Work schedule requires weekend, holiday, rotating shift work, overtime, and court appearances. No tattoos above the neck or on hands, visible tattoos are allowed once reviewed by a review panel, Tattoos of an obscene nature will not be allowed. Facial hair is allowed as long as it’s neatly trimmed.

Certified law enforcement applicants must not have any Brady/Giglio material in background to be eligible for hiring.

How to apply:  Send your resume and cover letter to klane@missionks.org. You may also mail it to the attention of Human Resources, c/o City of Mission, 6090 Woodson Road, Mission, KS 66202. If you have questions please contact Captain Kirk Lane at 913-676-8332. All applicants must successfully pass the written and physical agility testing that is provided through registration at the Johnson County Regional Police Academy (JCRPA). See JCRPA website for testing dates at http://www.jccc.edu/academics/public-safety/public-safety-training-center/police-officer-recruit-testing-services.html.

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