Enforcement Agent (Kansas Department of Revenue / ABC)


Kansas Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) is hiring an Enforcement Agent in the Southwest region! Do you want to manage your own region and schedule? Are you looking for an investigative role? ABC provides agents with the tools and technology to work from a home duty station. We provide unmarked, take-home vehicles for official use. Most importantly, we have a positive organizational culture. We value our people and allow them the freedom to balance work with home life. If this is what you're looking for, we want to talk with you.

Agency Information:
Kansas Department of Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Control

The selected candidates must reside in or be willing to relocate within six months to one of the following counties: Hamilton, Kearny, Finney, Hodgeman, Stanton, Grant, Haskell, Gray, Ford, Morton, Stevens, Seward, Meade, and Clark

For all information about the position and to apply, please visit the State of Kansas Careers Portal

About the Position:

Who can apply: External (anyone can apply)
Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Work Schedule: Irregular schedule; 80 hours every two weeks
Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes
Veterans' Preference Eligible: Yes
Search Keywords: KDOR, Law Enforcement


Hourly Pay: $24.48

Employment Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
  • Sick & Vacation leave
  • Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
  • Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)
  • Fitness Centers in select locations
  • Employee discounts with the STAR Program
  • Retirement and deferred compensation programs

For more information on Employment Benefits, please visit the State of Kansas Careers Portal and click on the text "Visit the Employee Benefits page for more information" in the Employment Benefits section. 

Position Summary:

This position conducts thorough, complex investigations of violations pertaining to the Division of the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) and the Kansas Department of Revenue (KDOR), using generally accepted and legally sanctioned investigative techniques. Investigations are conducted relating to underage alcohol, fraudulent license applications, hidden ownership, false ID rings, illegal shipments of alcohol, industry practices violations, and other violations of the laws. Creates comprehensive reports and research databases using electronic equipment. Official duty station may be agent's home. Long hours of driving, surveillance, loud music/background noises in licensed establishments, and adversarial verbal and/or physical contact with violators are all potential hazards. Requirements for the incumbent include the ability to move through crowds and climb stairs, diffuse situations with intoxicated/irate persons, work may be in smoke-filled areas/rooms and adverse weather conditions. Agents perform their duties in a variety of environments frequented by customers of all ages, and at times must be able to blend into the existing environment to conduct their duties undetected. Performance of these duties may include physically arresting persons and/or search and seizure of evidence. Must pass extensive background investigation, psychological evaluation and polygraph examination. This position frequently conducts undercover enforcement operations.

For a full Position Description, please visit the State of Kansas Careers Portal and click on the text: "Click here to view the full Position Description" in the Position Summary section. 


Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Licensing & Certification: Incumbent is required to have and maintain a valid driver's license to perform the essential functions of this position. A law enforcement certification required upon hire.

Minimum Qualifications: Three years of experience working as a commissioned law enforcement officer.

Special Requirements: Must be a United States citizen and at least 21 years of age. Must complete a basic law enforcement training program and/or obtain certification as a law enforcement officer recognized by the Kansas Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training (KCPOST) before being given permanent status. This class requires the use of a firearm for law enforcement duties and therefore, candidates cannot have been convicted of, and must be free of any diversions from, a felony or misdemeanor domestic violence crime as set forth in 18 U.S.C. § 922 (d) (9) and (g) (9).

Preferred Experience: Prefer experience conducting complex criminal investigations, alcohol violation enforcement, background investigations and licensing violations.

Preferred Education: A bachelor's degree in criminal justice or other related field may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by agency.

Preferred Skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, data entry, proofreading, editing, and attention to detail.

Post-Offer, Pre-employment Requirements: KBI and FBI fingerprint required due to access to Federal Tax Information files in KDOR systems and due to the position requiring use, contact with and ability to request sensitive Criminal History Record Information for Enforcement Agents. Pre-employment drug screening, polygraph, psychological testing, and physical examination due to statutory requirements for Enforcement Agents.

Posting Closes: March 4, 2024.

For all information about the position and to apply, please visit the State of Kansas Careers Portal