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 note: If you made it to the Oral Board but did not continue forward in the hiring process at any point past the 1st interview, you must wait 6 months to reapply.
THIS POSITION REQUIRES SHIFT WORK. YOU MUST BE AVAILABLE ANY SHIFT, WEEKENDS, EVENINGS AND HOLIDAYS.
Please complete the application and email it to the Human Resources Technician, Dawn Barfuss, at: firstname.lastname@example.org Be sure to include the word, "Application" in the subject line. You may also return it, by mail, or in person, to the Riley County Police Department, 1001 S. Seth Child Road, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.
Schedule the required typing test with your local Workforce Center prior to the application and typing test deadline.
Trainee Salary: $2,551.25/month
Salary upon release from training: $2953.39/month
Application and typing test closing date: July 18, 2018
Riley County Police Department is seeking innovative, qualified applicants to fill current vacancies for the position of Dispatcher. Prerequisites: US Citizen, HS graduate or equivalent, ability to type 40 wpm, net, must successfully pass all pre-employment requirements including, but not limited to, drug screening and background investigation.
This position requires a timed typing test. The typing test must be taken at your local Job/Workforce Center and must indicate an ability to type at least 40 wpm, net. The Manhattan Job Center is located at 201 S. 4th Street, Suite K, Manhattan. Please contact 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.
Automatic disqualifiers for all job positions:
A conviction or expungement of a felony defined by Kansas law or its equivalent at any time in the applicant’s past.
A conviction of any crime involving the threat of or actual sexual assault or abuse at any time in the applicant’s past.
A conviction of any crime of physical violence against a child or sexual abuse against a child when committed as an adult.
A conviction of misdemeanor driving while intoxicated (DWI), driving under the influence (DUI) two years immediately preceding the application date.
Possession or use of marijuana for any purpose at any time during the two years preceding the application date.
Possession or use of any illegal or controlled substance other than marijuana at any time during the 5 year period preceding the application date.
A Dishonorable or Bad Conduct Discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces.
Additional automatic disqualifiers for police officer job positions:
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.
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).
Conviction of any misdemeanor crime during the two years immediately preceding the application date.
Potential Disqualifiers: The following situations may be cause for rejection of an applicant.
A conviction of a crime of violence committed by the applicant while a juvenile.
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: email@example.com
The time line for the next Dispatcher process:
Deadline to submit an application and typing test: Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Deadline to submit the Culture Index Survey (This will be emailed after your application and typing test results are received.): midnight on July 20, 2018
Dispatcher Written Exam (Only those who meet the above deadlines are eligible to take the Written Exam. Details will be emailed once deadlines are met.): Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 6 pm.
Dispatcher Board Exercise (Top passing scores from the Written Exam are eligible): This is a group exercise. Must be available for 2 hours: To be scheduled. Tentatively, August 1st or 2nd. (8 am to 10 am OR 10 am to noon).
Dispatcher Oral Board Interview: This is an individual interview. Must be available for 45 minutes: To be scheduled. Tentatively, August 1st or 2nd. (between 8 am and 5 pm.)
CVSA (Scheduled with those who are recommended by the Oral Review Board.): To be scheduled starting August 6, 2018
Background Investigations: Tentatively August 6th to August 22nd
Division Commander Interview: Tentatively: August 24, 2018
Psychological Evaluation: To be scheduled the week of August 27, 2018.
Other Medical Testing: To be scheduled.
Hire Date: Tentatively: Sept. 16, 2018
Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of the Riley County Police Department. Below you will find information on the job description and application.
EOE-VPE-Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply.