Kansas State Employment Center

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Job Title:   Law Enforcement Officer I

County:   Shawnee

Req. No:   185966

Agency Name:   Highway Patrol

Posting Type:   External  --> Click here for Definition of Posting Type

Applications accepted through:    ,

Job Description:

Applicants who fail to submit a Tax Clearance Certificate as required will NOT be considered. Each applicant SHALL obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate access the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website  http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. Applicants are responsible for submitting their certificate with their application materials to the hiring agency each time they apply. This applies to ALL positions and ALL applicants (including current S.O.K. employees). Email the tax clearance to KHP.Career@KS.GOV Include the job requisition number and your last name in the subject line or fax to 785-296-7908.   

SIX Positions – 999 Hour – Duties:  Perform basic functions and duties of a police officer, which includes the enforcement of statues and administrative rules and regulations of the State of Kansas, in an effort to improve the safety of its citizens. Ensure safety and security to the Capitol Complex and other State properties, in Shawnee County, to the affected areas, employees and citizens. Utilize Agency computer programs and software; properly complete KIBRS, KDOT and Agency related forms when required, while ensuring the proper use of handheld radios. When assigned, provides security during special assignments/events and provides security to State agencies in and around the Capitol Complex. Uphold the United States and Kansas Constitution, Bill of Rights, Kansas Statues Annotated, city ordinances, departmental rules and regulations, and general principles of police work, at all times.

Public Contact: Establish and maintain professional contact communication skills when making contact with members of the community, in order to maintain control of each and every situation. Build and maintain good working relations with other law enforcement agencies.

Reporting: Properly complete and submit written reports, forms, in compliance with KIBRS, KDOT and KHP Standards. Evaluates each situation, to determine the necessity for reporting, while utilizing Agency computers, programs and software to promptly complete and submit each required form. Reports organized with narration given in chronological order, concisely written; easy to understand; and requiring correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, and word use. When applicable, mark and package evidence, to ensure proper documentation and storage of such evidence, for examination and prosecution purposes. 

Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent, unrestricted driver’s license (corrected vision accepted) and certified law enforcement officer in good standing with CPOST.

Necessary Special Requirements: Must be a United States citizen and at least 21 years of age. Must already be a certified law enforcement officer, recognized by the Kansas Law Enforcement Training commission. Candidates cannot have been convicted of, and must be free of any diversions from, a felony or misdemeanor domestic violence crime as set forth in 18 U.S.C 922 (d)(9) and (g)(9). Must submit to a psychological “fitness for duty” test, medical testing and drug screening. Must be able to work rotating shifts, flexible hours and/or ten-hour shifts. Must be able to perform all essential job functions and shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of self or others.

To Apply:  Online Application  Please register your Personal Data, Tax Clearance and submit an Employment Application at https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center.   Email attachments to KHP.Career@KS.GOV , fax to 785-296-7908 or mail to KHP Recruiting/HR, 122 SW 7th Street, Topeka, KS 66603.       

Person applying fo Positions with KHP will be subject to background investigation.  

For more information pertaining to position please call Lorri Trimble at 785-296-4204. ADA/EOE.

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Class/Uncl Full/Part Time: Grade: Hiring Rate: Pay Frequency:
C P 026 $19.16 Hourly

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