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:  dbarfuss@rileycountypolice.org 

Schedule the required typing test with your local Workforce Center prior to the application and typing test deadline.

 

Dispatcher

                                                     Trainee Salary:  $2,531.00/month

                                            Salary upon release from training:  $2929.95/month

                                       Application and typing test closing date:  September 1, 2017

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.

Please complete the application and email it to:  dbarfuss@rileycountypolice.org or you may return it, by mail, or in person, to the Riley County Police Department, 1001 S. Seth Child Road, Manhattan, Kansas  66502.  Be sure to include the word, "Application" in the subject line.

This position requires a timed typing test.  The typing test must be taken at your local Workforce Center and must indicate an ability to type at least 40 wpm, net.  The Manhattan Workforce Center is located at 201 S. 4th Street, Suite K, Manhattan.  Please contact Terry at 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.

    1. Automatic disqualifiers for all job positions:

      1. A conviction or expungement of a felony defined by Kansas law or its equivalent at any time in the applicant’s past.

      2. A conviction of any crime involving the threat of or actual sexual assault or abuse at any time in the applicant’s past.

      3. A conviction of any crime of physical violence against a child or sexual abuse against a child when committed as an adult.

      4. A conviction of misdemeanor driving while intoxicated (DWI), driving under the influence (DUI) two years immediately preceding the application date.

      5. Possession or use of marijuana for any purpose at any time during the two years preceding the application date.

      6. Possession or use of any illegal or controlled substance other than marijuana at any time during the 5 year period preceding the application date.

      7. A Dishonorable or Bad Conduct Discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces.

    2. Additional automatic disqualifiers for police officer job positions:

      1. 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.

      2. 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).

      3. Conviction of any misdemeanor crime during the two years immediately preceding the application date.

    3. Potential Disqualifiers: The following situations may be cause for rejection of an applicant.

      1. A conviction of a crime of violence committed by the applicant while a juvenile.

      2. 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:  dbarfuss@rileycountypolice.org

The time line for the next Dispatcher process:

Deadline to submit an application and typing test:  Friday, Sept. 1, 2017

Deadline to submit the Culture Index Survey (This will be emailed after your application and typing test results are received.):  midnight on Sept. 4, 2017

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, Sept. 5, 2017 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:  Sept. 11th (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:  Sept. 11th or Sept. 12th

CVSA (Scheduled with those who are recommended by the Oral Review Board.):  To be scheduled after Sept. 13th

Background Investigations:  Tentatively Sept. 14th to Oct. 6th

Division Commander Interview:  Tentatively:  Oct. 10, 2017.

Psychological Evaluation:  To be scheduled.

Other Medical Testing:  To be scheduled.

Hire Date:  Tentatively: November 12th 

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.

Job Description - Dispatcher

Job Application - PDF

Job Application - WORD