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Police Officer, Wakeeney Police Department

03/18/2020 7:28 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

The WaKeeney Police Department is hiring a full-time and part-time officer. The position requires a self-motivated individual with the ability to work with surrounding agencies and a diverse community. the position enforces all federal, state and local laws and ordinances, preforms patrol duties, enforces traffic laws, investigates crimes and accidents. Certified Officers will be given preference, however basic academy (KLETC) will be provided to those who are not certified. The applicant should possess strong communication skills both verbal and written. Pubic relations and organizational skills. The City's benefit package includes KPERS retirement, paid vacation, paid sick leave, and paid holidays. City of WaKeeney is and Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Applicants must be 21 years of age and have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. No felony convictions, domestic violence convictions or class A misdemeanor convictions. No disqualifying criminal history and possess a valid driver's license. Successful candidates must pass an oral interview, psychological examination, Medical examination, and criminal history background check. Work schedule requires weekend, holiday, overtime, and court appearances. The City of WaKeeney provides 24 hr. coverage.

Salary: Full-time Certified $17.50/hr. Non-certified $15/hr. Until certified and passing probationary period. Salary is also based on qualifications.

Part-time is $15.00/hr

Contact the Chief of Police Ashley Garza at the WaKeeney Police Department for an application. Applications can be picked up at 525 Warren Ave. WaKeeney, KS 67672 or request one at (785) 743-5711. Applicant must provide resume with the application to include three professional references. Mail completed application and resume to WaKeeney Police Department 525 Warren Ave WaKeeney, Kansas 67672.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $15.00 to $17.50 /hour or more depending on qualifications

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