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Police Officer, Gardner Police Department

The Police Officer provides a full range of law enforcement services to the community in the protection of life and property.  Work involves patrol duty on an assigned shift, preliminary investigation of suspected criminal activity and miscellaneous duties incidental thereto


Duties are performed in accordance with departmental rules, instructions, and the laws governing the exercise of their authority.  A Police Officer is required to exercise initiative and discretion during the course of their tour of duty, to include whenever faced with emergency conditions.  This position is responsible for enforcement of Federal, State, County, and City laws and ordinances.  The work may involve an element of personal danger.


TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  Hiring Range:  $19.74 - $24.68/hr.


Graduation from a standard high school or GED equivalent; supplemented by training of a certified law enforcement academy or center; or upon hire must successfully complete training at a certified law enforcement academy or center. Requires the possession of a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.  Must be able to maintain a proficiency in firearms to Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) Standards. Physical and mental fitness required, and at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment.


Application and job description available at City Hall or on-line at www.gardnerkansas.gov Submit completed application to City of Gardner, HR Department, 120 E. Main, Gardner, KS, 66030.  All offers of employment are conditional upon the successful completion of a post offer physical exam, drug screen, and background check including driving record.

CLOSING DATE:  07/30/2018