Law Enforcement Officer I

Topeka, KS
Kansas Highway Patrol

Salary: $23.31 / Hour

Position Summary: Patrol/Enforcement: Monitor employees, visitors and bystanders to the Kansas Capitol Complex, Cedar Crest, and other State properties in Shawnee County, to ensure safety and security, employees, and citizens. Conduct security screening checks by use of x-ray and metal detecting equipment, while performing duties of a police officer, including the enforcement of statutes and rules and regs of the State of KS. Conduct foot patrols, provide directions to visitors, respond to calls for service, assist disabled persons and provide emergency medical service. Utilize Agency computer programs and software; properly completes forms with required, ensuring proper use of Agency radio. Provides security during special assignments; security to state agencies when requested and approved by the supervisor. Upholds the United States and KS Constitutions, Bill of Rights, KS Statutes Annotated, city ordinances, departmental rules and regulations and general principals of police work, at all times. Multitasks during emergency/high stress situations. Renders first aid and assistance to citizens when necessary. Provides protection and safety while monitoring security cameras when assigned to specific locations.


Education: High school diploma or GED.

Licensing & Certification: Valid Unrestricted Driver’s License and Certified Law Enforcement Officer credentials in good standing with CPOST

Minimum Qualifications: Certified law enforcement officer credentials in good standing with CPOST.

Preferred Qualifications: One year experience in the criminal justice field. Able to communicate and comprehend instructions; run, walk, kneel, stand for extended periods of time, sit for extended periods of time, climb stairs, get in and out of a vehicle, bend, squat, reach, push, pull, drive vehicle, grasp, key for typing and occasionally lift up to 75 lbs.