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Attorney (KSCPOST)

Agency: Kansas Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training (KSCPOST)

Job Vacancy: Attorney

Position Type: Unclassified (At-Will), Full-Time, Exempt, Benefits-Eligible Position

Location: Wichita, Kansas

Comp Rate: $65,000.00 to $75,000.00

The Kansas Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training (KSCPOST) seeks to fill an attorney (Legal Counsel) position.KSCPOST is committed to providing the citizens of Kansas with qualified, trained, ethical, competent, and professional peace officers. It is also dedicated to adopting and enforcing professional standards for certification (licensing) of peace officers to promote public safety and preserve public trust and confidence.

One method the Commission uses to meet our obligation to Kansas law enforcement and the citizens of Kansas is to review and take disciplinary action against the certifications of officers who violate the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Act (K.S.A. 74-5601 et seq.) and related Kansas Administrative Regulations. Legal counsel manages the disciplinary actions of the agency and advises on issues regarding compliance with the law.


• Agency enforcement of violations of the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Act (K.S.A. 74- 5601 et seq.) and related Kansas Administrative Regulations.

• Preparation and/or review of administrative orders, subpoenas, correspondence, email, contracts, administrative regulations and other documents necessary to agency operations.

• Respond to requests made under the Kansas Open Meetings Act (KOMA) and Kansas  Open Records Act (KORA).

• Assist with miscellaneous projects and provide internal agency advice as needed.

• Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.


Additional duties and responsibilities may be added to the position description at any time. This vacancy announcement does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed by the employee(s) holding this position. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related responsibilities as requested by the Executive Director.


• Graduate of an accredited law school.

• Current license (in good standing) to practice law in the State of Kansas.

• Minimum of three (3) years experience in administrative law, open records/meetings law, and/or civil litigation.

• A valid driver's license (minimal travel may be required).

Application  Deadline: October  3, 2016

The proposed start date for the selected candidate is December 19, 2016


The application process has 3 REQUIRED STEPS.

STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form.
(Skip this step if you  already have  an Applicant  ID  number.)

STEP 2: Complete the State of Kansas Application Form and save your completed application as a PDF file. This agency does not accept online applications.

STEP 3: Send all documents listed below to gsteed@kscpost.org as email attachments. Include the requisition number and your last name in the subject line.

• State of Kansas employment application {PDF)
• Cover letter
• Resume
• 3 Professional References
• Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html.

A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation by the closing date on the vacancy announcement.


As a condition of employment, candidate(s) are subject to a pre-employment process to include a records check with the Kansas Criminal Justice Information System (KCJIS) and reference check of past and present employers.


Name: Gary Steed, KSCPOST Executive Director
Phone: 316-832-9906
Email: gsteed@kscpost.org

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the Director if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

KSCPOST is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Kansas Sheriffs' Association
Sandy Horton, Executive Director
P.O. Box 1122 • Pittsburg, KS 66762 • 620-230-0864 • Fax 620-230-0866
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