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Police Officer, Hiawatha Police Department

The City of Hiawatha is located in Northeast Kansas, approximately 12 miles south of Falls City, NE and 40 miles west of St. Joseph, MO.  Hiawatha is a progressive community with excellent schools and outdoor activities.  The population is approximately 3,200. The department is staffed with 9 full-time certified officers, 3 part-time certified Officers, 1 Records Clerk and 1 part-time Clerk.  

Hours: Full Time

Salary: DOA

Qualifications: At least 21 years of age
HS Diploma or GED
No felony convictions, diversion or expungements
No conviction for domestic battery 
Must not have a history of criminal or improper personal conduct that may affect suitability for performing police work.  
Valid Kansas Drivers License within 6 months
Good Moral Character
Must pass Background Investigation, Physical Exam, Drug Screen, psychological evaluation   
Must reside within neighboring counties or in the city of Hiawatha, KS within 6 months 
Ability to successfully complete all steps in the hiring process


Applying: Obtaining Application 
HIAWATHA POLICE DEPARTMENT
413 Oregon St., (785)-742-2156
Hiawatha, KS 66434 
bmauslein@cityofhiawatha.org 

Applications may also be obtained at
Hiawatha City Hall 
701 Oregon St.
Hiawatha, KS 66434
OR city website @ https://www.cityofhiawatha.org


Closes: Until Filled