Patrol Officer (Humboldt Police Department)


The City of Humboldt is looking for an intelligent, self-motivated, and community-oriented individual with excellent problem-solving skills to join the Humboldt Police Department as a full-time Patrol Officer.


Duties and responsibilities include enforcing all federal, state and local laws and ordinances; taking calls for service; patrolling business areas and residential neighborhoods to deter and detect crime; investigating complaints; citing and/or arresting law violators; following up on pending reports and cases; preparing and/or serving civil law processes; protecting person(s) or property; and securing and protecting prisoners. When not responding to calls for service, department members are expected to use their work time in an efficient manner by self-initiating work on those tasks identified by supervisory personnel as priorities for this job position.


Minimum qualifications include, high school or GED diploma, 21-years of age at time of appointment, no criminal record, possess a valid Kansas driver's license and able to pass written aptitude test, polygraph, extensive background check, interview board, drug screen and psychological testing.


The starting wage for this position is $15.00 - negotiable depending upon qualifications. The City offers medical insurance for the employee, paid by the employer, vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, KPERS retirement, etc.

The position is open until filled. The City of Humboldt is an equal opportunity employer.

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