Policing is a challenging but honorable profession. You are to be congratulated for being willing to accept the challenge of a career in law enforcement. We welcome your interest and hope you will take the opportunity to visit with members of our recruiting team or any other member of our Department. We believe that you will agree that we are part of a great law enforcement organization.
The Emporia Police Department does encourage in-service officers to consider contacting us about a lateral entry position. Based on experience, education and qualifications, we do extend an opportunity to laterally transfer to both sworn and non-sworn positions.
POLICE OFFICER QUALIFICATIONS
To be considered for employment with the Emporia Police Department you must meet the following requirements:
The following list indicates the salary range for various positions within the department. The City has developed a pay for performance process. Your compensation is directly tied to your performance.
The selection process utilized by the Emporia Police Department is thorough to ensure the best qualified candidates are selected. The following are the components of the selection process which must be completed by every applicant:
Sworn police officers make up a part of our organization. Many of the day-to-day essential functions are provided by our civilian employees who play a very vital role. Our Department is comprised of people who must possess a wide range of skills and expertise. If your interest and educational background includes any of the following, you should consider employment opportunities with our organization:
HOW TO APPLY
The Emporia Police Department maintains an open enrollment process in accepting applications for police officers and dispatchers. You may apply on line, request an application or apply in person at our personnel office located at City of Emporia Human Resources Department, 515 Market Street, Emporia, Kansas 66801, (620) 343-4290. Applications will remain on file until the next testing session or one year from the date received, whichever comes first.
Many employment opportunities relating to municipal government are available with the City of Emporia and we encourage you to explore those possibilities by contacting the:
City of Emporia Human Resources Department
515 Market Street
Emporia, Kansas 66801
For further information regarding employment, call the recruiting voice mail line at (620) 341-4387 and leave a message. A recruiter will return your call as quickly as possible.
The City of Emporia is an equal opportunity employer.