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Police Officer, Chanute Police Department

The City of Chanute is now accepting applications for a full-time police officer serving a population of 9,112.  The Chanute Police Department is a progressive department with room for advancement.  Positions include:  Special Response Team (SRT), Bike Patrol, Lab Team, Master Patrol Officer, Sergeant Detective and Drug Task Force.  The department employs high-tech equipment, state of the art training and highly competent men and women.  Patrol duties include enforcing laws, investigations of crimes and accidents and providing public assistance.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY: $17.26 - $18.99 (DOQ)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  KLETC preferred but not required, high school graduate, 21 years of age, valid Kansas driver's license, excellent health, U.S. citizen and no criminal record.  Applicants must successfully complete a preliminary background check and a written exam.  Applicants recommended for hire will be required to successfully complete a post offer drug screen and psychological and physical exams.  Must meet state and city required standards of firearms and in-service training.  The ability to communicate well in person, over the phone and over the radio with public and other police department employees.  Veteran's Preference Eligible (VPE). Veterans that meet the minimum test requirements shall receive an interview and are entitled to Veteran's preference.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:  Apply at the Memorial Building, Human Resource Dept., third floor, 101 S. Lincoln, Chanute, KS, or fill out application online at www.chanute.org or mail resume to:  City of Chanute, c/o Human Resource Dept., P.O. Box 907, Chanute, KS  66720 or email resume to jmccoy@chanute.org.  Deadline for applications is June 25, 2018.  EOE/M/F/D/V 

CLOSING DATE:  06/25/2018