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Chief of Police

City of Garden Plain

Last Updated: 7/01/21

Job Description

The City of Garden Plain, Kansas (Population 900) is accepting applications for the Chief of Police position. this position includes administrative and technical work in directing all functions and activities of the City of Garden Plain Police Department. An employee of this class is responsible for the enforcement of State and Federal laws as well as those provisions of the City code, ordinances and regulations involved in the preservation of law and order, and the protection of life and property. This employee is responsible for directing all police activities. Work includes supervising, training, assigning and disciplining all department members.
Supervision: This employee consults with the mayor and/or council in determining plans and policies to be observed in police operations.
Experience: Five years law enforcement experience preferred with at least three years' experience in administration. Extensive experience in law enforcement work, including experience in a supervisory capacity. Basic technology and operation of departmental equipment.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Successful completion of the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center is required. Valid Kansas DL with clear driving record.
Working Conditions: This is not an administration only position. Regular patrol is required and exposure to dangerous situations possible. All types of weather conditions are expected. Contact with the general public on a regular basis.
Physical Requirements: Need to be able to perform manual labor including but not limited to lifting/carrying heavy loads, walking/running and operate law enforcement equipment.
Will need to pass post offer drug/alcohol screening, psychological examination and extensive background investigation is required. Salary is determined and based on experience and there is a comprehensive benefits package.
Position remains open until filled.
Please send resume to City of Garden Plain, PO Box 336, Garden Plain, KS 67050 or to [Register to View]



Company Details

Garden Plain, Kansas, United States
We are a city of the 3rd class located about 15 miles west of Wichita in South Central Kansas.