Police Officer

Apply for the position, Police Officer, with City of Ellis today or contact Verda Flinn for more information. Posted Oct 15, 2021.

The City of Ellis is accepting applications for a career-minded individual who wants to serve the community by protecting citizens as a Full-Time Entry Level Police Officer or a Lateral Transfer Police Officer in a full-service 24-hour department. 
This position involves highly responsible work in taking calls for service, patrolling to deter and detect crime, investigating complaints, citing and/or arresting law violators, etc. Work is performed with independence and in accordance with applicable laws, ordinances and regulations, under the general supervision of a superior officer. Preference will be given to those possessing a valid, in-good-standing KSCPOST certification, but we will train the right person! 
Successful applicants should possess good motivational, interpersonal, public relations and communications skills. A thorough background check will be conducted, including former employers. 
Qualifications required include: 
  • Valid Kansas Driver’s License 
  • Must be US Citizen and at least 21 years of age by application date. 
  • High School Diploma. No prior law enforcement experience required. 
  • No felony or domestic violence convictions are permitted. 
  • KLETC Certification or completion of KLETC training. 
  • Applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment written test, oral interview, and a physical and mental health evaluation. 
  • Drug/alcohol testing/fingerprinting/psychological evaluation required after provisional offer of employment. 
  • Residency required within 30 miles of the Ellis City limits, however, residency is encouraged within the Ellis City limits.

  Benefits include: 
  • Single/Family health, dental and vision insurance paid 100% by employer.
  • Single life insurance policy paid 100% by employer.
  • Sick leave, Vacation, and KPERS.
  • Uniforms and equipment are provided, including Taser 7, duty weapon with red dot optic and bodycam. Custom-fit outer carrier ballistic vest provided after completion of probationary period. Boot reimbursement done on a yearly basis.
  • Vehicles are equipped with mobile data terminals.
  • Supportive City Council and community.

Job description and applications are available at Ellis City Clerk’s Office, 815 Jefferson, Ellis, KS, www.ellis.ks.us or email asmith@cityofellisks.gov. Send resume and completed application, along with professional and personal references to City of Ellis, c/o Chief Avery Smith, 815 Jefferson, Ellis, KS 67637 or submit via email to asmith@cityofellisks.gov. For more information, contact the Ellis Police Department at 785-726-4462.

The City of Ellis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and reserves the right to reject any and all applications. 
Police Officer
Full Time
Verda Flinn
Oct 15, 2021
May 31, 2023
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