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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Schedule the required typing test with your local Workforce Center prior to the application and typing test deadline.
Salary: $2,929.95 - $3,169.03 per month
Application and typing test closing date:
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: email@example.com 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.
Automatic disqualifiers for all job positions:
A conviction or expungement of a felony defined by Kansas law or its equivalent at any time in the applicant’s past.
A conviction of any crime involving the threat of or actual sexual assault or abuse at any time in the applicant’s past.
A conviction of any crime of physical violence against a child or sexual abuse against a child when committed as an adult.
A conviction of misdemeanor driving while intoxicated (DWI), driving under the influence (DUI) two years immediately preceding the application date.
Possession or use of marijuana for any purpose at any time during the two years preceding the application date.
Possession or use of any illegal or controlled substance other than marijuana at any time during the 5 year period preceding the application date.
A Dishonorable or Bad Conduct Discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces.
Additional automatic disqualifiers for police officer job positions:
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.
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).
Conviction of any misdemeanor crime during the two years immediately preceding the application date.
Potential Disqualifiers: The following situations may be cause for rejection of an applicant.
A conviction of a crime of violence committed by the applicant while a juvenile.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
The time line for the next Dispatcher process:
Deadline to submit an application and typing test: June 7, 2017
Deadline to submit the Culture Index Survey (This will be emailed after your application and typing test results are received.): June 9, 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.): June 12, 2107 at 6 pm.
Dispatcher Board Exercise (Top passing scores from the Written Exam are eligible): This is a group exercise. Must be available in the morning for 2 hours or the afternoon on June 19th.
Dispatcher Oral Board Interview: This is an individual interview. Must be available for 45 minutes on either June 20th or June 21st, morning or afternoon.
CritiCall Testing (Those candidates who are recommended by the Oral Board will be scheduled): You will need to be available for approximately 2 hours.
Dispatcher Oral Boards (Top Passing Scores from the Written Exam are eligible): June 19th, 20th and/or June 21st
CVSA (Scheduled with those who are recommended by the Oral Review Board.): To be scheduled after June 21st
Background Investigations: June 22nd to July 6th
Division Commander Interview: Tentatively: July 7th
Psychological Evaluation: To be scheduled the week of July 10th
Other Medical Testing: To be scheduled the week of July 10th
Hire Date: Tentatively July 30, 2017
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.