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Employer: City of Peabody
Job Title: Police Officer
Salary: $0 Hourly

Job Description:

General Information:

The Peabody Police Department has a employment vacancy for a full time police officer position.  The City of Peabody is a progressive community located approximately 45 miles northeast of Wichita in southwest Marion County, Kansas. The City of Peabody has excellent schools and some of the most beautiful parks in this area of Kansas. Serving a population of approximately 1200 residents, the Peabody Police Department has 2 full time officers including the Chief of Police and 13 part-time officers. The Peabody Police Department is responsible for enforcing all Federal, State, and Local Laws, along with all City Code Enforcement as well as investigating crimes,enforcing traffic regulations, investigating traffic accidents, and assisting the public.


Full Time


DOQ, paid vacations, 10 personal days per year, KPERS Retirement, Health Insurance and Cafeteria Plan.

Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate must be a resident of the State of Kansas. Must have a High School Diploma or GED equivalency. Residency requirement for having a take home patrol car (must reside in the zip code). KLETC certification preferred but not required. No Brady-Giglo Issues. Valid Kansas Driver's License or ability to obtain. Above average written and verbal communication skills, and above average computer skills. All Kansas Commission on Peace Officers certification and employment requirements apply. Successful candidates must pass oral interview, psychological testing, drug/alcohol screening, criminal history background check and additional job related testing. Work schedule requires shift work including weekends, holidays, overtime and court appearances. A requirement of this position is to be on on-call status 50% of the time which the city pays for. Peabody Police Department Officers are expected to work with minimal supervision and self-initiate on all work tasks identified by supervisory personnel as priorities for this job position and perform all paperwork tasks in a timely manner.

Obtaining an Application:

An application can be obtained online at www.peabodyks.com or at the Peabody Police Department, 910 N Olive, Peabody, KS 66866. Send application, resume and cover letter to Chief of Police, Bruce F. Burke, 300 N Walnut, Peabody, KS 66866. The City of Peabody is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing Date: 

Open until filled


Vacancy Number: PEAB002

Open Date: 9/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: