Starting Salary for this position:  $2929.95/month.

Please complete the application and email it to:  dbarfuss@rileycountypolice.org or you may return it, by mail, or in person, to the Riley County Police Department, 1001 S. Seth Child Road, Manhattan, Kansas  66502.

This position requires a timed typing test.  The typing test must indicate an ability to type at least 40 wpm, net and must be taken at your local Workforce Center.  The Manhattan Workforce Center is located at 201 S. 4th Street, Suite K, Manhattan.  Please contact Terry at 785-539-5691 to schedule an appointment to take the typing test PRIOR to the application and typing test deadline.

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:  dbarfuss@rileycountypolice.org

The time line for the Dispatcher hiring process is as follows:

Deadline to submit the application and typing test:  Monday, July 25, 2016

Deadline to submit the Culture Index Survey which will be emailed to you after your typing test and application are received:  Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Dispatcher Written Exam (Only those meeting the above deadlines are eligible to take the Written Exam.  Details will be emailed once the dealines are met.):  Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 

Dispatcher Oral Boards:  August 2nd, 3rd and/or 4th  

CVSA Exam:  Those candidates who are recommended by the Oral Review Board:  Will be scheduled after August 4, 2016

Backgrounds:  August 5th to August 19th (tentative) 

Division Commander Interview:  Tentatively, August 25, 2016

Psychological Evaluation/Physical/Other Medical Testing:  to be scheduled the week of August 29th

Tentative Hiring Date:  Sept. 18, 2016

Thank you for your interest in a Dispatcher position with the Riley County Police Department.

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