Police Officer (New Hire or Lateral Transfer)

Salina Kansas Police Department - Salina, Kansas

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$16.76 hourly
Top Pay:
$66,787.00 annual

Job Description

Join the 115 men and women who comprise the nationally accredited Salina Police Department, and wear a badge that provides you with the opportunity to truly make a difference. To wear the badge, you must be a person of honor and integrity, possess strong communication skills, and be able to render sound decisions under pressure.  Most of all, you must be committed to public service. By helping to make Salina a better place to live, you will earn the respect of the citizens you serve. And, you will take pride in being recognized as a law enforcement professional and member of one of the finest municipal police agencies in the nation.  Duties include providing law enforcement and protection for citizens of Salina.

Compensation: Apprentice Police Officer: $16.76 per hour during the 29-week police academy and Field Training Officer program, $18.23 after first year.  Police Officer: Annual Pay Range $37,918 to $66,787.  Lateral Transfers / Out of State  Lateral Transfers: We value your experience and will start you at a wage commensurate with your knowledge, skills and ability. 

Applications can be made online at www.pd.salina.org ; obtained from the City of Salina, Human Resources Department, 300 West Ash, Room 200, P.O. Box 736, Salina, KS 67402-0736, 785-309-5710 or by email at human.resources@salina.org.  The City of Salina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additionan Information

Qualifications include: 21 years of age at time of appointment; high school diploma or GED (college preferred); vision 20/100 correctable to 20/20, no upper acuity limit with contact lenses; good physical condition; no felony convictions. Selection process includes a written test administered the 3rd Saturday of each month, medical, computer voice stress analysis exam, and psychological examination; drug screen. Must live within a 40-minute response time. Successful candidates are prohibited from smoking or using tobacco products at any time, on or off the job.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: HS Diploma or GED
  • Experience: Lateral Transfers / Out of State Lateral Transfers: We value your experience and will start you at a wage commensurate with your knowledge, skills and ability.

Contact Informaton

Rande Repp

Salina Kansas Police Department
255 N 10th
Salina, Kansas 67401
phone: (785) 826-7210

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