The deadline to submit an application for this position has been extended.  Thank you for your interest in the (Building) Maintenance Technician position.                                                

Please complete the online application by the deadline of Friday, February 16, 2018.  Applications should be emailed to: in the subject line write the word: "Application."  Or you may return it, by mail, or in person, to the Riley County Police Department, 1001 S. Seth Child Road, Manhattan, Kansas  66502.  

Review the list of Automatic Disqualifiers and the Minimum Requirements in the Job Description prior to 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:

The tentative time line for the Maintenance Technician position is as follows:  

Deadline to submit the application:  Friday, February 16, 2018

Deadline to submit the Culture Index Survey (will be emailed to you after your application is received.):  - midnight on - Monday, February 19, 2018

Maintenance Technician Interviews:  To be scheduled by Tuesday, February 20, 2018

CVSA (Scheduled with those who pass the 1st interview.):  To be scheduled after February 22 2018

Background Investigations Tentatively:  February 22nd to March 8, 2018

Division Commander Interview:  Tentatively:  March 9, 2018

Employment-Related Medical Testing:  To be scheduled

Hire Date:  Tentatively, March 25, 2018

Job Description - Maintenance Technician

Job Application - PDF

Job Application - WORD