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. Person should possess good motivational, interpersonal, public relations and communications skills. A background check will be conducted. 
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 permitted. 
    • KLETC Certification or eligible to attend KLETC
    • Applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment written test, oral interview, and a physical and mental health evaluation. 
  • Drug/alcohol testing required after provisional offer of employment. 
  • Residency required within 30 miles of 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
  • Paid Holidays

Job description and applications are available at Ellis City Clerk’s Office, 815 Jefferson, Ellis, KS, www.ellis.ks.us or email ellispd@eaglecom.net. Send letter of interest, resume, application and current credit report, along with professional and personal references to City of Ellis, c/o Avery Smith, Chief of Police, City of Ellis, 815 Jefferson, Ellis, KS 67637. 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 19, 2022
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