Open Positions must be applied for at: www.andoverks.com/employment
The Andover Police Department is interested in professional, highly motivated, problem solving & community-oriented individuals for full-time Police Officer positions. The City of Andover is a rapidly growing, contemporary community, with excellent schools, located adjacent to Wichita; it is small-town living at its finest, with many of the big city amenities. The Andover Police Department is a 26-sworn member, nationally accredited agency, with a strong community commitment, high integrity standards, a state-of-the-art facility and equipment, excellent benefits, KP&F retirement, and no residency requirements. The Andover Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For a description of the duties, responsibilities, requisite skills, educational level, and other minimum qualifications and requirements, visit https://ks-andover.civicplushrms.com/careers/
Applications and resumes must be submitted through https://ks-andover.civicplushrms.com/careers/
Applications are accepted year-round. You will be notified by email after your application is submitted about further testing. Applicants should be prepared to take a written exam, physical agility test, and participate in oral interview boards. Applicants who successfully complete this testing phase will be scheduled for an executive interview with the Chief of Police.
For more information about the department, visit https://www.andoverks.com/96/Police-Department
|The CALEA accreditation program provides law enforcement agencies with an opportunity to demonstrate compliance with an established set of professional standards on a voluntary basis, and includes an external, objective evaluation of departmental operations.|
The Accreditation Manager manages the daily activities of the police department’s accreditation process. Assesses short-term and long-term integration of Department policies and procedures with requirements of the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). Coordinates policy development and implementation within the Police Department. This includes maintaining a complex set of accreditation standards, acquiring and processing accreditation proofs of compliance, managing required accreditation reports according to accepted standards, and formulating all into the final electronic accreditation process. Serves as coordinator in researching changes in CALEA standards and/or directives, as well as, state statutes, judicial decisions, federal law, and city ordinances and recommends corresponding changes in standard operating procedures and policies. Also serves as the Grant coordinator and writer for the Police Department.
|Duties and responsibilities include enforcing all federal, state and local laws and ordinances; taking calls for service; patrolling business districts and residential neighborhoods to deter and detect crime; investigating complaints; citing and/or arresting law violators; following up on pending reports and cases; preparing and/or serving civil law processes; protecting person(s) or property; and securing and protecting prisoners. When not responding to calls for service, department members are expected to use self-directed work time in an efficient manner by self-initiating work on those tasks identified by supervisory personnel as priorities for this job position. Applicants must be able to perform these duties and responsibilities in a race and ethnicity neutral manner.|
|Starting Salary for non-certified is $39,464.88/yr, certified starts at $41,168.40 - $43,243.20/yr, depending on experience, salaries are based on 12-hour shifts, 2,184 hrs/yr. All applications and resumes should be submitted through www.andoverks.com/employment. Applications are accepted year-round.|
| HIRING PROCESS COMPONENTS|
Applicants must pass a physical agility exam, written exam, two oral interviews, polygraph and thorough background investigation. Post conditional offer includes a medical examination including vision and hearing tests, drug screen and a psychological examination.
| AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS|
During the Andover Police Department application process your background will be closely examined. Review the following background ‘disqualifiers.’ If you think that any of these apply to you, or you have questions, please call the Special Services Section at 733-5177, ext. 202 for clarification, or for more information.
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