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Police Officer, Hays Police Department

02/10/2020 12:05 PM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

The City of Hays is looking for career-minded individuals who want to serve their community by protecting its citizens as Police Officers. The work schedule includes 12-hour shifts which provides for 3 days off each week including every other weekend off. Some weekends and holidays required. 

REQUIREMENTS Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen & at least 21 years of age within 6 months of application. No felony or domestic violence convictions permitted. Valid driver’s license & High School Diploma or GED required. Law Enforcement Certification, College Degree & Military Experience preferred but not required. 

Paid on-the-job training for the right candidate. All Police Officers are required to live within a 40-mile radius of the City of Hays within 180 days of employment. Job offers contingent on pre-employment tests. 

***Tattoos allowed with approval of the Chief of Police.*** 

COMPENSATIONS & BENEFITS Salary range begins at $19.57/hr. Guaranteed raises every year along with the opportunity to become a Master Police Officer. Placement depends on experience & certification. The City of Hays offers great benefits. Visit www.haysusa.com/joinhpd for a full list of the benefits provided. 

HOW TO APPLY Applications will be accepted online at www.haysusa.com until position is filled. Questions about the position may be sent to Human Resources at hr@haysusa.com or by calling 785-628-7320. 

APTITUDE AND PHYSICAL TEST DATE A test date has been scheduled for Friday, February 28th at 1:30 pm. Interested applicants must attend a test date after completing their online application in order to continue on in the hiring process. Applicants will receive more information about the testing process after the application is received. 

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