Police Officer

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The City of Chanute is now accepting applications for a full-time police officer serving a population of 9,112. The Chanute Police Department is a progressive department with room for advancement. Positions include: Special Response Team (SRT), Bike Patrol, Lab Team, Master Patrol Officer, Sergeant Detective and Drug Task Force. The department employs high-tech equipment, state of the art training and highly competent men and women. Patrol duties include enforcing laws, investigations of crimes and accidents and providing public assistance.
KLETC preferred but not required, high school graduate, 21 years of age, valid Kansas drivers license, excellent health, U.S. citizen and no criminal record. Applicants must successfully complete a preliminary background check and a written exam. Applicants recommended for hire will be required to successfully complete a post offer drug screen and psychological and physical exams. Must meet state and city required standards of firearms and in-service training. The ability to communicate well in person, over the phone and over the radio with public and other police department employees. Veterans Preference Eligible (VPE).
Excellent health insurance benefit package.
KP&F retirement.
Ten paid holidays, 12 sick paid days per year, overtime pay for holidays worked, paid vacation time and paid incentive day.
Employee Assistance Program.
Uniforms are provided.
Starting wage ranges from $16.38 - $18.02 (DOQ).
To Apply:
Apply at the Memorial Building, Human Resource Dept., third floor, 101 S. Lincoln, Chanute, KS, or fill out application online at

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