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Police Officer - Westwood KS Police Department

The City of Westwood Kansas is seeking a highly motivated and professional individual for the position of full time police officer. Westwood is a small community located in the Kansas City metropolitan area. We are a progressive city with (8) full time sworn officers and( 4 )part-time officers responsible for policing three cities, Westwood, Mission Woods and Westwood Hills. We are looking to add a full-time position to our ranks. Because of the size of our department we are requesting those individuals already commissioned through KLETC or are able to obtain a Kansas Law Enforcement commission through reciprocity apply. Our officers work 4 (10) hour shifts and enforce all federal, state and local laws as well as city ordinances associated with our 3 cities. Our department requires our officers to work rotating shifts, every 3 months, to include nights, weekends, and holidays. We offer a great benefit package.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  $48,000+ Starting depending on experience .

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Must be a US citizen and at least 21 years of age. High school Diploma or G.E.D and be able to pass a thorough background, polygraph, drug screen and physical. The applicant must have no felony convictions, domestic violence convictions and have a clean driving record. The applicant must also pass an oral interview board along with the Chiefs interview. Those Applicants with experience in patrol responsibilities are encouraged to apply.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:  Applications may be picked up from our City Hall located at 4700 Rainbow Blvd, Westwood Kansas 66205 or on-line at www.cityofWestwoodKs.com . For questions regarding the open position please feel free to contact our department at 913-362-3737.


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