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Kansas Highway Patrol
Human Resources
122 SW 7th Street
Topeka, KS 66603-3847
Phone: (785) 296-8091
Fax: (785) 296-7908
E-mail:  career@khp.ks.gov

Kansas Highway Patrol Policy Statement

The Kansas Highway Patrol is an Equal Opportunity Employer, in accordance with Executive Order No. 07-24, issued and signed by Governor Kathleen Sebelius in August 2007, and all other relevant federal and state statutes.

 

The Kansas Highway Patrol strives to assure that all personnel transactions shall be based upon merit principles without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, military or veteran status, disability status (except when any of these factors are an occupational disqualification), or political affiliation (except for certain specified employees in the unclassified service).

 

The Kansas Highway Patrol is committed to an affirmative action policy, which includes an assurance that no discrimination will be tolerated in employment situations that include, but are not necessarily limited to, hiring, promotion, training, transfer, lay-off, compensation, physical facilities, or termination.

 

All management personnel of this agency shall actively recruit and provide career development programs to ensure equitable representation of minority, female, and handicap persons in all job categories.

Trooper Trainee Requisition #177639
Opening Date: 06/01/14 Closing Date: 12/01/14
Troop: Statewide Pay Grade: 25
Apply to: Janice Kelly 785-296-8091 $18.26 /hr

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate:
(Applicants who fail to submit a Tax Clearance Certificate as required will NOT be considered.)
Each applicant SHALL obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. Applicants are responsible for submitting their certificate with their application materials to the hiring agency each time they apply. Tax Clearance Certificates must be received within 48 hours of the position closing date. This applies to ALL positions and ALL applicants (including current S.O.K. employees).

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH December 1, 2014 ARE FOR THE JULY 2015 TROOPER CLASS #55

Duties: Enforces Kansas traffic and vehicle laws. Position’s available statewide. Must be willing to live and work anywhere in Kansas. Applicants must pass written exam, polygraph, background investigation, personal interview, physical abilities course, psychological test, and physical requirements.

Applicants that have any tattoo, scarification or brand that appear on the head, face, neck, hands or arms (below the bottom of the bicep) will automatically be disqualified and will not be permitted to take the written exam. (As a general rule, any marking(s) visible when wearing a short-sleeved v-neck shirt is an automatic disqualifier.)

For answers to all your questions about the Trooper Trainee position, the Kansas Highway Patrol, Automatic Disqualifiers and Timeline go to http://www.kansashighwaypatrol.org/careerop/co_trooper.html . For position specific questions please contact KSstatetrooper@KHP.KS.GOV or 785-296-8367.

Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Valid Driver’s License.

Necessary Special Requirements: Must be a United States citizen and at least 21 years of age.  Must complete a basic law enforcement training program recognized by the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Commission and obtain certification as a law enforcement officer from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Commission before being given permanent status. At time of appointment, candidate must take and pass a drug screening test approved by the Division of Personnel Services and be required to pass a physical and psychological exam administered by the hiring agency. This class requires the use of a firearm for law enforcement duties and therefore, candidates cannot have been convicted of, and must be free of any diversions from, a felony or misdemeanor domestic violence crime as set forth in 18 U.S.C. § 922 (d) (9) and (g) (9).

NEW! Applicants for Trooper Trainee positions will be allowed to take the written exam a maximum of three (3) times before being disqualified from the current hiring process. The exam will be administered at varying times and locations across the state. For a list of times and locations go to: http://www.kansashighwaypatrol.org/careerop/class55_timeline.html

Applications Developer I Requisition #178078
Opening Date: 07/17/14 Closing Date: OUF
Troop: GHQ/IT - Topeka Pay Grade: Unclassified
Apply to: Janice Kelly 785-296-8091 $20.13/hr.

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate:
(Applicants who fail to submit a Tax Clearance Certificate as required will NOT be considered.)
Each applicant SHALL obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. Applicants are responsible for submitting their certificate with their application materials to the hiring agency each time they apply. Tax Clearance Certificates must be received within 48 hours of the position closing date. This applies to ALL positions and ALL applicants (including current S.O.K. employees).

Duties: Under supervision. Researches and analyzes system requirements, prepares detailed specifications, and develops applications in Microsoft development environment using C# and C++. Assists with developing views and queries within SQL Server databases. Strong emphasis on developing standalone, network, and web based applications around the .NET Framework Class Library. Good communication, team interaction, and organizational skills will be needed to be successful in this position.

Requried: Successful completion of 12 hours in computer science coursework or certification and six months experience coding, testing, and debugging application programs or one year experience coding, testing, and debugging application programs. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.

Preferred Skills: Experience developing and modifying application software in a .NET environment. Ability to comfortably manage multiple details regarding program flow and state during design, implementation, and debugging stages. Experience at applying Object Oriented Programming principles to code and data. Reasonable knowledge regarding the underlying aspects of the Windows Operating System that relate to application programming. (i.e. Windows API, COM, Registry, DLL, UAC, GDI, GDI+, etc…) Working knowledge of C++ and C#. Experience building SQL Queries.

For more information pertaining to position please call Timothy Kurowski at 785-368-8082. ADA/EOE.

Capital Area Guard (999) Requisition #176820
Opening Date: 08/14/14 Closing Date: OUF
Troop: K- Topeka Pay Grade: 999 hours
Apply to: Janice Kelly 785-296-8091 $12.98/hr.

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate:
(Applicants who fail to submit a Tax Clearance Certificate as required will NOT be considered.)
Each applicant SHALL obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. Applicants are responsible for submitting their certificate with their application materials to the hiring agency each time they apply. Tax Clearance Certificates must be received within 48 hours of the position closing date. This applies to ALL positions and ALL applicants (including current S.O.K. employees).

Previous applicants need not apply.

Duties: Diligently monitors information received via the electronic security system, video surveillance equipment and fire system.  Notify appropriate personnel to respond to alarms, accidents, and other emergency situations.  Monitors state office buildings in order to ensure they are safe and secure by performing building tours and physically checking all interior doors, stairways, lobbies, roof hatches, etc.  Patrol the exterior of buildings looking for vandalism.

Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent High school diploma or GED.  Ability to learn and comprehend the various computer, security and surveillance systems.  Available and able to work rotating shifts and building assignments.  Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with fellow employees and the general public.  Ability to sit, walk, stand, see to monitor video and surveillance equipment, bend, stoop, twist, climb stairs, and to hear and speak clearly on two-way radio and telephone.

For position specific questions please call Lorri Trimble at 785-296-4204. ADA/EOE

Sr. Administrative Assistant Requisition #178610
Opening Date: 09/11/14 Closing Date: 09/28/14
Troop: C- Saline Pay Grade: 19/4
Apply to: Janice Kelly 785-296-8091 $13.61/hr.

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate:
(Applicants who fail to submit a Tax Clearance Certificate as required will NOT be considered.)
Each applicant SHALL obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. Applicants are responsible for submitting their certificate with their application materials to the hiring agency each time they apply. Tax Clearance Certificates must be received within 48 hours of the position closing date. This applies to ALL positions and ALL applicants (including current S.O.K. employees).

Duties: Gather material for special reports, forms and summary at the request of troop personnel either from the computer terminal or other sources, frequently checking a variety of records in order to secure complete and accurate information. Assist in maintaining office files Knowledge of proper records retention information and filing procedures are used. Use the AS400 system to make data entries for time and activity reports received and  make various mathematical computations to check time and activity reports for accuracy. Enter data for car cost and mileage report. Perform computer checks on driver’s license and registration information through Open Fox. Copy and collate materials as requested to meet objectives and assignments of the troop. Enter time and leave into the SHARPS payroll system. Maintain a record of all MVE-1 forms issued by designees. Use SMART system for expense, expense reports and purchase reconciliations.

Receptionist Duties: This position deals directly with the public, either by telephone or in person, and with members of other agencies, maintaining a harmonious and professional atmosphere. Direct questions and information to the proper individual. Receive messages, (by phone, fax or e-mail) and make proper notification to appropriate personnel. Notify employees and their immediate supervisor of subpoenas. Is responsible for daily mail, both outgoing and incoming. This involves metering and weighing outgoing mail using a postage scale and meter and distributing incoming mail to addressees. During inclement weather, the front office receives weather related inquiries. Information or direction for the information for calls that are received in our office will be handled by this position during those times. It is critical that the information relayed to the public is accurate and up to date and is a matter of safety.

Required: High School Graduate or GED equivalent. One year of experience in general office, clerical and administrative support work. Education may be substituted for experience. Ability to obtain CJIS certification within 6 months of hire. Preference will be given to applicant possessing CJIS certification.

Special Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Highly Desired/Preferred: Communicate clearly and effectively verbally and in writing with fellow employees and the general public, via telephone or in person. Listen, comprehend and respond to fellow employees and general public via telephone or in person. Perform data entry and keyboarding with accuracy and speed. Proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Excel software programs highly desired. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations. Accurate proofreading skills. Ability to successfully pay attention to several things at the same time. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective, professional, and harmonious working relationships. Ability to read and write comprehensively.

For position specific questions please call Lt Bruce Hyman 785-827-3065 ADA/EOE/VPE.

Motorist Assist Technician Requisition #178600
Opening Date: 09/12/14 Closing Date: 09/26/14
Troop: C- Saline Pay Grade: Unclassified
Apply to: Janice Kelly 785-296-8091 $12.98/hr.

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate:
(Applicants who fail to submit a Tax Clearance Certificate as required will NOT be considered.)
Each applicant SHALL obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. Applicants are responsible for submitting their certificate with their application materials to the hiring agency each time they apply. Tax Clearance Certificates must be received within 48 hours of the position closing date. This applies to ALL positions and ALL applicants (including current S.O.K. employees).

Duties: This position being filled is for a permanent evening (1400-2200) with rotating days off and works at least one weekend every four weeks. Assist motorist with vehicle and travel problems by fixing flat tires, providing basic mechanical assistance, moving disable vehicles to shoulder of roadway, providing gasoline, water/antifreeze, calling for wrecker service and providing transportation to stranded motorists. Provides assistance to motorist at traffic crash scenes, administers first aid/CPR and contacts law enforcement officers, wreckers or emergency vehicles. Observe highway conditions and suspected criminal activity or hazardous drivers.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from high school or G.E.D. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Preferred: Basic mechanical experience. Knowledge of mechanical structure of vehicles, repair procedures and first aid and CPR. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Applicant must use proper spelling and grammar with proficiency in Word software program.

For position specific questions please contact Lt. Paul Behm at 913-782-8100. ADA/EOE.