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Police Officer, Columbus Police Department

The City of Columbus is accepting applications for a full time police officer. Columbus is located in Cherokee County, in southeast Kansas. The department consists of 8 full time officers, 2 part time officers, 1 animal control officer which serve the needs of the community, which is approximately 3500 citizens. The department provides all necessary equipment, including footwear, to perform their duties. We currently are on 10 hour shifts allowing officer's 3 days off per week. City benefits include insurance, vacation and sick time, paid holidays, and retirement.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  $14.29 to $15.00 hourly DOQ.


21 years of age, high school diploma or equivalent, valid license, no felony convictions or convictions of certain misdemeanors, be of good moral character. Ability to pass psychological testing and pre-employment physical.


Applications can be obtained online at columbuscityhall.com or may be picked up at City Hall, located at 300 East Maple ST, Columbus, Kansas 66725. Hours are M-F 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

CLOSING DATE:  03/31/2018