Park Police Officer I

Lenexa, KS
Johnson County Park Police Department

Salary: $28.50/Hr. – $39.44/Hr.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide law enforcement services for JCPRD. Enforce federal, and state law as well as park code of regulations; Interviews victims and complainants.
  • Detects and deters criminal activity and facility security issues; arrest of criminals; acts as ordered by the Courts of law; completes paperwork for court proceedings/documentation, case files or investigative reports; reviews criminal history reports, completes background checks, and investigates findings.
  • Investigate reported criminal activity; Searches vehicles for drugs or paraphernalia, performs sobriety tests, pulls over speeding vehicles and issues citations.
  • Protect the natural resources; Assist fire departments and emergency medical professionals; performs search and rescue operations and searches for missing persons; Assists other law enforcement agencies.
  • Present interpretive programming providing nature, historical, cultural, and recreational educational opportunities.
  • Provide visitor services to park visitors providing information on events, facilities, programs, locations, and the natural environment. Ensure a safe environment within the parks and district facilities.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience may be substituted for degree.
  • Education may be substituted for experience.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Natural Science field, Criminal Justice or other related field is preferred.