• Starting Recruit Salary:  $3242.55/month
  • Salary Upon Release from Recruit Status:  $3696.51/month
  • Education Pay for a Bachelor's Degree or higher: $200/month

Thank you for your interest in a Police Officer position with the Riley County Police Department. Below you will find the previous hiring process timeline (for a reference) and details for being notified of the next hiring process. The next anticipated hiring process will begin in July, 2021.

RCPD is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We have updated our application process. All applications will need to be completed online by going to the Riley County Police Department's Career Center. If you wish to be notified as soon as the next process opens, please click the Career Center link below and "Join Our Talent Community." The Join Our Community button can be found in the upper right-hand corner of the Career Center Home Page. 

If you would like to study for this exam, request. "The POST practice exam and Study Guide will be available for sale to applicants through Stanard and Associates’ job application and recruitment website: www.ApplyToServe.com/Study/ for a nominal charge of $15.00. The Study Guide will be available for $5.00."

Follow this link to the Riley County Police Department's Career Center: https://bit.ly/38OsYxE

The following positions, among others, require a timed typing test:

Police Officer - 16 wpm, net

Corrections Officer - 16 wpm, net

Court Security Screener - 16 wpm, net

Police Service Aide - 16 wpm, net

Dispatcher - 40 wpm, net

Typing tests are due by the application deadline. Please visit typingtest.com to complete the 5-minute sentence, typing test. Please take a screen shot of your passing typing test score and attach the results to your application in ADP PRIOR to the application and typing test deadline. 

The tentative timeline for this hiring process is as follows:

Deadline to submit an Application and Typing Test:  midnight on Thursday, February 18, 2021.

Deadline to complete the Culture Index Survey (this will be sent via email once application and typing test are received): midnight on Friday, February 19, 2021

Police Officer Written Exam (for planning purposes, as long as you complete the application, typing test and survey, you are eligible to take the Police Officer Written Exam): Monday, February 22, 2021 at 6 pm.

Police Officer Oral Board Exercise and Oral Board Interviews (TOP SCORES from the Written Exam will be scheduled for this 2 part interview): 

      Board Exercise:   You will need to be available on Thursday, February 25th from either 8 am to 11 am OR from 1 pm to 4 pm. 

      Individual Oral Board: You will also be scheduled for an individual interview on Thursday, February 25th late afternoon to early evening OR on Friday, February 26th between 8 am and 5 pm.

Pre-employment Medical: To be scheduled for 1.5 hours on March 1st, 2nd or 3rd

Physical Agility Test: March 5th starting at 10 am. This is a timed obstacle course. You have 3 minutes and 52 seconds to complete it and is pass/fail. More details regarding the Riley County Agility Test can be found in the link below. As long as you pass, you move on to the background investigation.

CVSA Exam (This is a truth verification exam): Will tentatively be scheduled for March 8th, 9th, or 10th.

Background Investigations: Tentatively scheduled to begin on March 8th. You will receive the paperwork needed to get the background started, as soon as you pass the Physical Agility Test.

Division Commander Interviews: To be determined once background investigations are almost complete. Tentatively, March 25th.

Medical Testing:  To be scheduled after the Division Commander's Interview.

Tentative Hire Date: TBD

RCPD is an EOE~VPE~Women & Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

Riley County Agility Test - The Riley County Police Department reserves the right to adjust the Agility Course as needed.

Job Description - Police Officer