Qualifications & Hiring Process

Minimum Qualifications
Law Enforcement Officer
  • Free of conviction of any crime punishable by imprisonment in a federal or state penitentiary
  • Must be a U.S. citizen of at least 21 years of age
  • Must be in good physical condition
  • Must pass hearing and vision standards
  • Must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must possess a valid Kansas driver's license
  • Weight must be proportional to height
Capitol Area Guards & Communications Specialists
  • Free of conviction of any crime punishable by imprisonment in a federal or state penitentiary
  • Must be a U.S. citizen of at least 18 years of age
  • Must be in good physical condition
  • Must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must possess a valid Kansas driver's license
Hiring Process
Applicants will be screened initially through the applicant process. Successful candidates will be interviewed by a panel board. A thorough background investigation, polygraph examination and medical evaluation may be required preceding any offer of employment.