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Police Officer, Andover Police Department

10/13/2020 9:55 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

The Andover Police Department is interested in professional, highly motivated, problem solving & community oriented individuals for an immediate full-time Police Officer position. The City of Andover is a rapidly growing, contemporary community, with excellent schools, located adjacent to Wichita; it is small town living at its finest, with many of the big city amenities. The Andover Police Department is a 26-sworn member, nationally accredited agency, with a strong community commitment, high integrity standards, a state-of-the-art facility and equipment, excellent benefits, KP&F retirement, and no residency requirements. The Andover Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For a description of the duties, responsibilities, requisite skills, educational level and other minimum qualifications and requirements, visit https://ks-andover.civicplushrms.com/careers/

Applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 PM on Tuesday, November 9th, 2020 in order to be considered for this immediate opening.  Testing will be held on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 5:00 PM, Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 8:00 AM,  Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 10:00 AM and Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the Andover Police Department located at 909 N. Andover Rd.  Applicants are only required to attend one testing session and should be prepared to take a written exam and physical agility test. Applicants who successfully complete this testing phase will be scheduled for oral interviews at a future date.   

Duties and responsibilities include enforcing all federal, state and local laws and ordinances; taking calls for service; patrolling business districts and residential neighborhoods to deter and detect crime; investigating complaints; citing and/or arresting law violators; following up on pending reports and cases; preparing and/or serving civil law processes; protecting person(s) or property; and securing and protecting prisoners.  When not responding to calls for service, department members are expected to use self-directed work time in an efficient manner by self-initiating work on those tasks identified by supervisory personnel as priorities for this job position.  Applicants must be able to perform these duties and responsibilities in a race and ethnicity neutral manner.

TYPE  Full Time

SALARY  Starting Salary for non-certified is $38,306/yr, certified is $39,969 - $41,985/yr depending on experience.  Salaries are based on 12-hour shifts, 2,184 hours/yr.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Minimum qualifications include, high school or GED diploma, 21-years of age at time of appointment, no criminal record, and able to pass; typing test, physical agility test, written aptitude test, polygraph, extensive background check, interview board, drug screen, physical, and psychological testing.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION   All applications and resumes should be submitted through: https://ks-andover.civicplushrms.com/careers/

CLOSING DATE   11/9/2020

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