Police Officer I or II

City of Spring Hill KS - Spring Hill, Kansas

Jun 11, 2021

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Application Deadline:
Jul 3, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$20.24 hourly
Top Pay:
$33.39 hourly

Job Description

++This position will be open until filled. Multiple opportunities available for this growing department. ++

Pay, Education & Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent is required. Two-year technical or Associates degree in Criminal Justice, Political Science, Social Science or continuing education in law enforcement or a related field is preferred. Ability to react quickly to danger and adapt to different people, behavior, and circumstances is a must.

Police Officer I

· $20.24 to $27.33 per hour

· 0 – 3 years’ experience

· Ability to obtain, within a year, certification by the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center or certification by reciprocity is required

· Ability to obtain a minimum of 40 hours of continuing education annually is required

Police Officer II

· $24.73 to $33.39 per hour

· 4 years’ progressive experience required

· Must be certified by the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center or by reciprocity

· Ability to obtain a minimum of 40 hours of continuing education annually is required

This is a non-exempt position regarding the provisions of the FLSA. We offer excellent comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid leave and KP&F retirement.

Brief Description of Duties:

The ideal candidate will be an energized, self-starter, team motivated, and approachable individual who demonstrates a high level of integrity, and can work effectively with others to continuously improve police operations and public relations in the community. He/she will work closely with the members of the department, other agencies, courts and the community. He/she will be skilled at utilizing best practices in community-oriented policing, crime prevention, investigations, traffic enforcement, accident investigation, and youth and school involvement.

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act may include, but are not limited to the following characteristic duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.

· Performs general patrol duties

· Performs crime prevention and public relations duties

· Applies department orders, rules and regulations to maintain order and public safety

· Safely operates, inspects and performs minor repairs on patrol and unmarked vehicles

· Performs accident investigations and directs traffic

· Performs oral interrogations and interviewing duties

· Apprehends, charges, processes and transports suspects

· Performs traffic enforcement and stops

· Handles search warrant and criminal report follow-up

· Thoroughly completes offense, arrest, investigative, information, accident and evidence reports

· Responds to medical emergencies; performs basic first aid and administers CPR

· May involve public information officer duties and managing police social media accounts

· Must be available to work days and hours necessary to perform all assigned responsibilities and tasks, which may include overnight, evening or weekend shifts.

· Must be available for call outs, which may include; response to crime scenes, shift coverage, and city-wide emergencies.

Application Process:

This position will be open until filled. Multiple opportunities available for this growing department.

Complete our online application and upload your cover letter and resume at https://www.springhillks.gov/.

Paper applications printed from https://www.springhillks.gov/DocumentCenter/View/678/Employment-Application?bidId= .

Send completed application, cover letter, and resume to:

Human Resources City of Spring Hill 401 N. Madison St. P.O. Box 424 Spring Hill, KS 66083 hr@springhillks.gov

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience: 0 - 3; 4 +

Contact Information

Monakisha Jones

City of Spring Hill KS
401 N. Madison St.
Spring Hill, Kansas 66083
phone: 913-592-3664 ext. 104

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