Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   Highway Patrol Trooper Trainee

County:   Statewide

Req. No:   188389

Agency Name:   Highway Patrol

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

Applications accepted through:    DEC 03, 2018

Job Description:

POSTED EXTERNAL - APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH December 3, 2018 ARE FOR THE JUNE 19, 2019 TROOPER CLASS #59. Written exam must be completed and passed by Saturday, December 1, 2018.

TO APPLY: Register your personal data and tax clearance, then promptly submit an Employment Application  http://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home.

NEW! Applicants for Trooper Trainee positions will be allowed to take the written exam a maximum of three (3) times before being disqualified from the current hiring process. The exam will be administered at varying times and locations across the state. Contact Recruiter for Testing time and location 785-296-8367
Interested applicants must register for Personal Data, Tax Clearance and promptly submit an online application at https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center Upon receiving your electronic application the agency will send an automatic response containing information you will need to schedule the specific test session you wish to attend.

Applicants that have any tattoo, scarification or brand that appear on the head, face, neck, hands or arms (below the bottom of the bicep) will automatically be disqualified and will not be permitted to take the written exam. (As a general rule, any marking(s) visible when wearing a short-sleeved v-neck shirt is an automatic disqualifier.)
For answers to all your questions about the Trooper Trainee position, the Kansas Highway Patrol, Automatic Disqualifiers and Timeline go to http://www.kansashighwaypatrol.org/Trooper . For position specific questions please contact KSStatetrooper@ks.gov or Recruiter, at (785) 296-8367.

Please pay special attention to the following:
Applicants who fail to submit a Tax Clearance Certificate will NOT be considered. Each applicant SHALL obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website Two (2) times at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. Once to apply for the certificate and once to retrieve it. Applicants are responsible for submitting their certificate with their application materials to the hiring agency each time they apply. Tax Clearance Certificates must be received within 48 hours of the position closing date. 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.

DUTIES: Enforces Kansas traffic and vehicle laws. Position’s available statewide. Must be willing to live and work anywhere in Kansas. Applicants must pass written exam, polygraph, background investigation, personal interview, physical abilities course, psychological test, and physical requirements.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be a United States citizen and at least 21 years of age. Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate. Must complete a basic law enforcement training program recognized by the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Commission and obtain certification as a law enforcement officer from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Commission before being given permanent status. At time of appointment, candidate must take and pass a drug screening test approved by the Division of Personnel Services and be required to pass a physical and psychological exam administered by the hiring agency. This class requires the use of a firearm for law enforcement duties and therefore, 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).

Persons applying for positions with Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) will be subject to background investigation.

Veterans Preference Eligible (VPE): The veteran’s preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Additional VPE information can be found at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/veterans.htm If first time claiming Veteran Preference, please mail copy of DD-214 to the Department of Administration, Division of Personnel Services, 900 SW Jackson, Room 401-N, Topeka, KS 66612, or you can fax your DD-214 to (785) 291-3715.

TO APPLY  Register your personal data and tax clearance, then promptly submit an Employment Application https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-centeror  or Online Application This site can also be accessed from http://www.kansashighwaypatrol.org/Current-OpenPositions 

It is your  responsibility  to  make  certain  all  necessary application materials are received by the agency 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. For position specific questions please contact Recruiter email at KSStatetrooper@ks.gov or (785) 296-8367. ADA/EOE/VPE


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