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Current Open Positions

Applications Developer I
Capital Area Guard (999)
Traffic System Operator Sr.
Executive Assistant
Motor Carrier Inspector I
Electrician Senior

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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.

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

Traffic System Operator Sr. Requisition #177915
Opening Date: 07/15/14 Closing Date: OUF
Troop: A/KC Scout - Lee Summitt, MO Pay Grade: Unclassified
Apply to: Janice Kelly 785-296-8091 $14.46/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).

Unclassified 14.46/hr. - Previous applicants need not apply.

Duties: Monitor traffic flow;  Identify incidents; Dispatch Motorist Assist Operators ; Operate DMS (Dynamic Message Sign), and other related    systems; Manage Roadwork;  Detect and verify incidents; Initiate and coordinate response; Disseminate incident information; TMC Control Room shall notify Motorist Assist Operators after identification of an incident as required and Document all incidents into the ATMS (Advanced Traffic Management System) software and any other related and required data sharing or archival systems.

Required: Computer workstation with multiple monitors and inputs.  Extremely knowledgeable of the roadway system in the KC Metro area.   Previous customer service or emergency dispatch experience is a plus.

Education: High School graduate or GED with some college preferred, 1-2 years general office experience is required. Must be able to pass a stringent background check, be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Products and must be detail oriented and demonstrate good problem solving ability.

Preferred: Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) traffic systems control, incident management, automated communications networks and systems, and the techniques and strategies of traffic information management and dissemination.

For position specific questions please call Lt. Brian Basore 913-782-8100 ADA/EOE

Executive Assistant Requisition #179722
Opening Date: 01/21/15 Closing Date: 02/04/15
Troop: GHQ- Shawnee Pay Grade: Unclassified
Apply to: Janice Kelly 785-296-8091 $17.39 - $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: Provide daily administrative support to the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent. Duties includes by are not limited to:

  • Conducts research, compiles data and prepares reports for consideration and presentation by agency’s executive staff.
  • Prepare reports, correspondence and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, and database and/or presentation software.
  • Read and analyze incoming correspondence, submissions and reports to determine their significance and plan their distribution. Answer phone calls and direct calls to appropriate parties or take messages.
  • Maintain record management database systems. File and retrieve documents, records and reports.
  • Open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence, including faxes and email.  Attend meeting to record minutes.
  • Make travel arrangements.  Perform general support functions such as receiving visitors, arranging conference calls and scheduling meetings.

Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or GED equivalent. Six months of experience in providing direction necessary to implement the objectives of an agency, program or organizational unit. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to exercise independent judgment in evaluating situations and make decisions. Establish and maintain effective work relationships. Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with fellow employees and the general public. Proficient with windows and excel software programs. Listen, comprehend and respond to fellow employees and general public via telephone or in person. Have accurate proofreading; multi-task and able to read and write comprehensively. Ability to bend, lift lightweight materials, stoop, squat, twist, reach with body, arms and/or legs, sit for long periods of time and move in confined area.  ADA/EOE

Motor Carrier Inspector I Requisition #178929
Opening Date: 10/16/14 Closing Date: 02/04/15
Troop: I/MCSAP - Olathe 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).

PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY

Duties: Weighs motor carriers at a fixed scale facility, ensuring all vehicles are of legal size and weight to ensure compliance with designated laws, rules and regulations. Examines motor carriers for required safety equipment ensuring they are in operating order. Ensures loads are secure and special requirements, such as flagman or pilot car, are met.

Inspect motor carriers registrations, licenses, permits, driver’s daily logs, medical card and insurance coverage, in order to ensure compliance with state laws, may include checks for dyed fuel usage. Issue permit for oversize loads, mobile homes and for use of Kansas highways. Incumbent must be able to perform the following functions: Able to multi-task; get along with all kinds of people and personalities; have good oral communication skills; able to read and write comprehensively; make simple math computations; count money; basic data entry; see to inspect driver’s license, registrations, permits, medical card, etc.; measure axles, inspect tires, climb on and crawl under and around trucks; and stand, walk, bend, squat, stoop, twist, reach, lift, pull, shovel snow, etc.

Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent. Must complete and pass with a written examination in the practices and procedures of the North American Standard Inspection courses annually in order to maintain this mandatory certification. Valid driver’s license.

For Position specific questions please contact MCI Scott Worthey, 913-782-4125. ADA/VPE/EOE

Electrician Senior Requisition #179596
Opening Date: 01/08/15 Closing Date: 02/04/15
Troop: J - Salina Pay Grade: Classified
Apply to: Ryan White (785) 822-1700 $16.56/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: Will perform maintenance and repair on 480 volt/3 phase service into power plant, 480 volt, 240 volt, 208 volt, 120 volt electrical systems throughout facility. Preventive maintenance and service on Simplex fire alarm system, Onan stand-by generators, UPS power back-up system and generators supplying emergency power to the balance of the facility. Maintenance and repair on electrical motors and controls on HVAC fan and blower assemblies, AC compressors, chillers, drive pumps, re-circulating pumps, lighting systems both inside and outside. Maintain exhaust fans on gymnasium, assist in quarterly HVAC servicing and filter changes, performs maintenance on actuators, solenoids, thermostats and damper control motors. Perform in-house projects on lighting repair and improvements, additional receptacles and circuits in existing structures. Assist with installation of additional A/C units for the communication computer server room.

Minimum Requirements: Two years of experience as an electrician. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency. Maintain Class B CDL in order to operate snowplow. Able to lift 80 pounds.

For position specific questions please call Ryan White 785-822-1700 ADA/EOE