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                                                                                            Computer Technician III

                                                                                      Salary Commensurate with Experience:

                                                                                       $4,772.58 - $7,064.58 per month

Application closing date:  Thursday, June 8, 2017

Riley County Police Department is seeking innovative, qualified applicants to fill a current vacancy for the position of Computer Technician III.  A candidate for this position must be self-motivated to stay abreast of current technology and provide solutions to the police department through the use of computer and communications technology.  The Computer Technician III will perform a variety of duties to include working with the Network Administrator in architecting server, storage, workstation and infrastructure solutions, and supporting the department’s virtual servers, storage servers, and core and end-point switches. A candidate for this position must have a working knowledge of Linux and Windows application servers in a real and virtual environment, from installation through configuration and maintenance, as well as local and Internet email. A clear understanding of databases- how they work and the connectivity to those databases- is also essential. Additional experience such as web development, firewall maintenance, and dealing with the security requirements for criminal justice information systems will also be taken into account.  Prerequisites:  US Citizen, HS graduate or equivalent, must successfully pass all pre-employment requirements including, but not limited to, drug screening and background investigation; possess physical abilities to lift, carry etc., moderately heavy containers and items. 

Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of the Riley County Police Department. Below you will find more information on how to apply as well as the job application and description. 

Please complete the application and email it to: be sure to write the word "Application" in the subject line.  Or you may return it, by mail, or in person, to the Riley County Police Department, 1001 S. Seth Child Road, Manhattan, Kansas  66502.

Please review the list of Automatic Disqualifiers before completing an application:

Automatic Disqualifiers: Applicants should consider any of the following an automatic disqualifier for employment with the Department. It should be noted a diversion is considered the same as a conviction. A disqualifying event discovered at any time in the application process will result in immediate rejection of the application.

    1. Automatic disqualifiers for all job positions:

      1. A conviction or expungement of a felony defined by Kansas law or its equivalent at any time in the applicant’s past.

      2. A conviction of any crime involving the threat of or actual sexual assault or abuse at any time in the applicant’s past.

      3. A conviction of any crime of physical violence against a child or sexual abuse against a child when committed as an adult.

      4. A conviction of misdemeanor driving while intoxicated (DWI), driving under the influence (DUI) two years immediately preceding the application date.

      5. Possession or use of marijuana for any purpose at any time during the two years preceding the application date.

      6. Possession or use of any illegal or controlled substance other than marijuana at any time during the 5 year period preceding the application date.

      7. A Dishonorable or Bad Conduct Discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces.

    2. Additional automatic disqualifiers for police officer job positions:

      1. Conviction of a crime of domestic violence as defined in the United States Code, 18 USC922(g)(9), that would disqualify the applicant from possessing a firearm.

      2. Being the subject of an order of protection that would disqualify the applicant from possessing a firearm under the provisions of United States Code, USC922(g)(8).

      3. Conviction of any misdemeanor crime during the two years immediately preceding the application date.

    3. Potential Disqualifiers: The following situations may be cause for rejection of an applicant.

      1. A conviction of a crime of violence committed by the applicant while a juvenile.

      2. A conviction of a crime involving deceit, untruthfulness or dishonesty committed by the applicant while an adult.

*  If you have any questions regarding any step in the hiring process and/or the automatic disqualifiers, please email Dawn Barfuss at: 

The time line for the Computer Technician III hiring process:

Deadline to submit an application:  Thursday, June 8, 2017

Deadline to submit the Culture Index Survey (This will be emailed after your application and typing test results are received.):  Monday, June 12, 2017

Application Review (Only those who meet the above deadlines are eligible for further consideration.):  June 12th to June 15th.

Computer Technician III Interviews:  Tenatively, To be scheduled.  The application review was delayed. 

CVSA:  To be scheduled after June 20th

Background Investigations:  June 20th to July 6th

Division Commander Review:  Tentatively:  July 7th

Other Medical Testing:  To be scheduled after the Division Commander Review

Hire Date:  July 30, 2017


Job Application - WORD

Job Application - PDF