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Police Officer, Winfield Police Department

09/25/2020 2:17 PM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

The Winfield Police Department is currently accepting applications for a patrol officer position. All applications are electronic and may be found and submitted through www.kansasgovjobs.com or www.winfieldks.org  Applicants must be at least twenty-one years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, be a US Citizen, possess a High School Diploma or GED and no felony convictions.  See the advertisement in www.kansasgovjobs.com for additional factors that could preclude employment.  This application process will remain open until the position is filled. First round of testing will take place October 24th. Other testing dates will be announced as they are needed.  

HIRING PROCESS

Written Test, Oral Board Examination, Physical Agility Test, Psychological & Polygraph Examination, Medical Examination and a Background Investigation.  

PAY & RETIREMENT

The pay range for a patrol officer is between $15.70 and $24.10 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications.  Kansas Police & Fire Retirement.  

BENEFITS

$7,500.00 Hiring Bonuses for eligible current Certified Law Enforcement Officers.  Lateral Pay Incentives for Experienced Officers

Longevity incentive pay offered after ten years of full-time service with the city.

Take Home Car Program (Must live within twelve miles of city limits and not in another incorporated city or county.)

Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health and Dental Insurance

All Uniforms & Equipment Provided

8 Hour Shifts with a four-day weekend scheduled every seventeen days.  Shift rotation every six weeks (6a-2p, 2p-10p & 10p-6a).  Overtime for any hours worked over 40 Hours in a week.

Compensation for all training completed.

Ten paid holidays per year.  One paid personal day per year.  Vacation time is earned at the rate of one day per month for the first nine years of employment.  Starting at year 10, the employee will earn 1.5 days per month.  Sick time is earned at the rate of one day per month with a ninety day maximum accumulation.  There is an annual sick leave bonus program, to be paid yearly to employee, once time is maxed out.   

Tuition reimbursement program for college classes, up to $2500.00 per year.  Computer and Firearm purchase program offered yearly for all full-time employees off of their probationary period.

Corporate rate pricing for memberships through the Winfield Recreation/Fitness Center.

RESTRICTIONS

Officers having visible tattoos must have them covered while on duty.  Men are not allowed to have earrings in while on duty.  Women may wear one set of earrings while on duty.  There will be no facial piercings visible while on duty.  Officers must live within a twenty-minute response time to Winfield. 

CONTACT

For questions contact Lt. Eric Jarvis at (620) 221-5548 or ejarvis@winfieldks.org 

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