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Every hiring process is unique; however, for most sworn positions, it follows the steps below. Dates and deadlines will be posted for each hiring process to give potential applicants
For Dispatch positions, most processes follow the steps below:1. Hiring process opens for applications2. Submit an application and typing test3. Culture Index Survey4. Written Exam5. Oral Board Exercise/Interview6. Background Investigation/ CVSA7. Division Commander Interview8. Psychological Evaluation9. Job-related medical screening10. Tentative Hire Date
If you advanced to the Oral Board stage of a Hiring Process and were not chosen to move forward, you must wait 6 months before reapplying for that same position.
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Riley County Police Department Officers must attend the Kansas Peace Officer basic training from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC).
KLETC is located twelve miles southeast of Hutchinson near Yoder, Kansas.
Students attending KLETC must reside in the student dormitory unless authorized to commute by the KLETC Associate Director. The training classes typically take 3-4 months.
The first step in the hiring process is to complete an application. However, for most positions at the Riley County Police Department, there is also a timed typing test requirement as well. This is a test that you complete, online prior to the application deadline.
Typing tests are due by the application deadline. After you apply, a link will be emailed to applicants automatically. Please complete the typing test through that link and take a screenshot of your passing typing test score and attach the results to your application in ADP or email them to: email@example.com , PRIOR to the application and typing test deadline.
The following positions, among others, require a timed typing test:
Dispatcher - 40 wpm, net
Police Officer - 16 wpm, net
Police Service Aide - 16 wpm, net
Corrections Officer - 16 wpm, net
Court Security Screener - 16 wpm, net
Employees must live within Riley County or within a 30-mile radius of the Riley County Police Department. Our jurisdiction is a great place to live, work, and raise a family. This bike-friendly community is a great place to enjoy the Konza Prairie, Kansas State University Athletic Events, and the outdoors. The following sites offer helpful information to assist you in making the move to our area.
For out-of-state applicants that wish to go through any of our hiring processes:
We will try to schedule any pre-employment physical agility testing and/or written exam, for out-of-state applicants, on or around the dates of the Oral Boards, so that you may complete as many steps as possible in one visit. This will need to be coordinated directly with our HR Technician.
Each step in the hiring process must be successfully completed in order to continue forward to the next step. Upon receipt of your application and at the start of any new process for which you have applied, you will be notified of the timeline for the hiring process.