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Applications Developer I
Capital Area Guard (999)
VIN Inspector
Communications Specialist I
Accountant III
Communications Specialist I
Motor Carrier Inspector
Motor Carrier Inspector
Safety and Health Spec/PRO
VIN Inspector
Law Enforcement Officer
Law Enforcement Officer 999
Program Consultant I

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If you feel that an exciting career with the Kansas Highway Patrol is for you, apply online or contact us at:

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

VIN Inspector Requisition #178706
Opening Date: 09/25/14 Closing Date: OUF
Troop: Troop H-VIN / Neosho Pay Grade: Unclassified
Apply to: Janice Kelly 785-296-8091 $11.21/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 Part-time, Non-Benefits - $11.21 hour

Duties: Conducts investigations, inspections and other activities related to the MVE program in accordance with the law and Patrol policies. Examine and confirm the identity of vehicles previously titled in a foreign state or country when applicant desires to obtain Kansas title/registration. Maintain complete and accurate fiscal records of all transactions. Check titles and other VIN related documents for accuracy, authenticity, and evidence of alterations. Provide prompt, courteous and efficient service to the public while conducting inspections. When requested, examine vehicles as per the request of the Kansas Dept. of Revenue. Maintain a current inventory of all equipment and see that it is kept in working order and replaced when necessary.

Required: High School diploma or equivalent, and valid driver’s license. The successful candidate is required to work in all types of weather.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Must be able to legally drive KHP vehicles for job related duties; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing with fellow employees and the general public via phone and in person; perform basic mathematical calculations; ability to see details up close and at a distance; general knowledge of automobiles; basic knowledge of Kansas laws and maintain favorable relations with public and co-workers. Incumbent must be able to bend, stretch, twist, reach with body, arms and/or legs.

For position specific questions please call Lt. Yokley at 620-431-2100. ADA/EOE

Communications Specialist I Requisition #178749
Opening Date: 10/01/14 Closing Date: 12/01/14
Troop: Troop M - Saline Pay Grade: 18
Apply to: Carl Jones 785-827-3065 $14.30/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).

Tentative Hire Date: March 30, 2015

Duties: Incumbent will learn policies, procedures and develop competency in the following areas: Operation of a highly complex multi-channel satellite repeater radio system to maintain contact between KHP troopers, other state, local and federal agencies, and fire and ambulance personnel in a wide geographic area. Accessing, operating, interpreting and disseminating information sent and received from data entry terminals, NCIC, NLETS, KCJIS, DOR, ALERT, the SPIDER computer system, EPIC and the National Auto Theft Bureau to exchange information on a worldwide basis and to provide support to a variety of law enforcement functions. Competency in answering multiple emergency telephone lines to take information pertaining to criminal activity, life threatening situations, Safe School Hotline, and vehicle accidents. Coordinate the response of emergency and/or maintenance personnel and equipment to prohibit further threat and destruction of life and property.

Minimum Requirements: Graduation from high school or GED equivalent. Hearing correctable to a range, that will allow normal radio and telephone conversation with field units   (trooper) and the public. Must successfully pass prescribed hearing, vision and typing tests prior to employment. Must submit to and pass a thorough background investigation with no felony record, no selling of marijuana or controlled substance, good moral ethics, etc. Must have ability to make rapid independent decisions in a highly stressful environment, accurately type alphabetical and alpha-numerical figures with reasonable speed (40 wpm), get along with all kinds of people and personalities, control emotions and be cognizant of several things/events happening at one time. Must have above average communication skills, able to write and read comprehensively. Must successfully, within 6 months of employment and biannually thereafter, complete and pass a written examination in the practices and procedures of the FBI's NCIC system for mandatory certification.

Licenses, Certificates & Registrations: Must successfully, within six (6) months of employment and biennially thereafter, complete and pass a written  examination in the practices and procedures of the FBI’s NCIC system for mandatory Full Access certification.

Special Qualifications: Must be a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years of age. Hearing correctable to a range that will allow normal radio and telephone conversation with field units (trooper) and the public. Must successfully pass a prescribed hearing and vision test, prior to employment. Must submit to and pass a thorough background investigation with no felony record, no selling of marijuana or controlled substance, good moral ethics, etc. Must submit to and pass a fingerprint-based check.

Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Incumbent must be able to perform the following functions: able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment; read and/or listen, type and respond, while utilizing agency proprietary computer system; distinguish colors on a computer monitor; read, use a headset, listen to radio traffic and answer telephone at the same time; make rapid independent decisions in a highly stressful environment; accurately type alphabetical and alpha-numerical figures with reasonable speed; get along with all kinds of people and personalities; control emotions; be cognizant of several things/events happening at one time; able to speak clearly, concisely and without hesitation in a highly stressful environment; able to write and read comprehensively; have good common sense.

For position specific questions please contact Carl Jones at 785-827-3065 ADA/EOE/VPE

Accountant III Requisition #178842
Opening Date: 10/09/14 Closing Date: 10/23/14
Troop: Troop GHQ-Shawnee Pay Grade: 27/4
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:Directly supervise and manage all activities of a team of three full-time employees and one temporary employee. This team audits the payment vouchers created by the Accounting staff for the KHP through the SMART system ensuring compliance with state and federal law and regulations, and general accounting policies and procedures for appropriate use of State funds; timely and accurate payment of expenditures; preventing duplicate or erroneous payments. Work with accounting and purchasing staff to quickly resolve problems and ensure prompt payment of invoices. Audit the receipts of all payments to the KHP including daily cash deposits. Establishes implements, and manages processes and procedures that provide for the time and accurate recording of KHP revenues.

Serve as the lead contact between the Accounting Unit work team and staff, Coordinate year-end workflow, payment and encumbrance processes to ensure a stable and efficient year-end.

Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Valid driver’s license. Three years of experience in professional accounting/auditing work. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency. Supervisory experience; establish and maintain effective working relationship; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing with fellow employees and public. Listen, comprehend and respond via phone, e-mail or in person. Proficiency with Microsoft software.

Preferred Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field. Prior accounting experience with the State is preferred, including SMART experience and knowledge of state laws and regulations governing accounting functions.

For position specific questions please call Jennifer Sauer 785-296-4208 ADA/EOE/VPE.

Communications Specialist I Requisition #178846
Opening Date: 10/09/14 Closing Date: 10/23/14
Troop: Troop K - Shawnee Pay Grade: 18
Apply to: Janice Kelly 785-296-8091 $14.30/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: Apply proficient knowledge and competency in the operation of a highly complex, multi-channel, satellite repeater radio system consisting of multiple base and mobile stations. Is capable of receiving and transmitting on frequencies along the whole public safety spectrum in order to maintain continuous contact between Capitol Police Officers, Troopers, other state agencies, local agencies, fire and ambulance personnel and federal agencies in Shawnee county. Must learn and gain proficiency in the use of complex radio codes and phraseology and the proper operation of the sophisticated base station, coordinating all requests for emergency assistance in an efficient and expedient manner.

Apply proficient knowledge and competency and acquire certification with six months in the operation, interpretation and dissemination of information sent and received from data entry terminals. Terminals are used to apprehend criminals, develop investigative leads, track criminal activity, identify stolen property, identify property subject to seizure for tax liens and felony case forfeitures and drug trafficking information by accessing files from the FBI National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (NLETS) computer system to allow access to mainframe computer systems in each of the 50 states, Canadian provinces, foreign countries and federal agencies to exchange information on a worldwide basis; the Automated Statewide Telecommunications and Records Access (ASTRA) computer to exchange intrastate information and the Kansas Department of Revenue.

Apply proficient knowledge and competency by becoming certified and developing an expanded knowledge of the NCIC rules and regulations on file usage in order to provide technical support to other agency’s personnel in the state by virtue of the Kansas Highway Patrol being the Control Terminal Agency for NCIC in the State of Kansas.

Minimum Requirements: Graduation from high school or GED equivalent. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Hearing correctable to a range, that will allow normal radio and telephone conversation with field units and the public. Must successfully pass hearing, vision and typing test prior to employment. Must have ability to make rapid independent decisions in a highly stressful environment, distinguish colors on a computer monitor, read, use a headset, listen to radio traffic and answer telephone at the same time, accurately type alphabetical and alpha-numerical figures with reasonable speed (40 wpm required), get along with all kinds of people and personalities, control emotion’s and be cognizant of several things/events happening at one time. Must have above average communication skills, able to speak clearly, concisely and without hesitation in a highly stressful environment, able to write and read comprehensively. Must successfully, within 6 months of employment and biannually thereafter, complete and pass a written examination in the practices and procedures of the FBI's NCIC system for mandatory certification.

Performance Standards: To be successful, the expectation is that a candidate will be able to competently perform the routine tasks of the position with limited supervision by the end of the probation period.

For position specific questions please contact Lorri Trimble 785-296-4204. ADA/EOE/VPE

Motor Carrier Inspector I Requisition #178930
Opening Date: 10/16/14 Closing Date: 10/30/14
Troop: Troop I/MCSAP - Seward 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: 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 Joseph Greene, 785-899-6697. ADA/VPE/EOE

Motor Carrier Inspector I Requisition #178929
Opening Date: 10/16/14 Closing Date: 10/30/14
Troop: 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).

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 Joseph Greene, 785-899-6697. ADA/VPE/EOE

Safety and Health Spec/PRO 999 Requisition #178935
Opening Date: 10/17/14 Closing Date: 10/31/14
Troop: Troop I/MCSAP - Shawnee Pay Grade: 24/4
Apply to: Janice Kelly 785-296-8091 $17.39/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).

999 hour Temporary Position

Duties: This position is responsible to conduct Safety programs for motor carriers. The public resource officer will schedule, programs and attend commercial motor vehicle conferences such as the KS state fair, 3i Farm show and the Kansas Motor Carrier Trucking Association Truck Driving Championships. Incumbent provides comprehensive information to motor carriers regarding KS weight laws, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration rules and regulations and Kansas Corporation Commission rules and regulations.

Minimum Requirements: CDL or obtain a CDL within a year. CVSA certified or has attended NAS classes to complete CVSA Level I, II, III, or Hazardous Materials inspections or able to complete within 12 months. Equivalent for this would be having worked five consecutive years as a CDL driver for an interstate motor carrier. Position requires job related travel, HS or equivalent, and Valid Kansas Driver’s license

Highly Desired Knowledge and Skills include: CVSA Level I, Hazardous Materials, Cargo Tank, Certification. Motorcoach certification when the course is offered. Working knowledge of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, Hazardous Materials Regulations, Drug and Alcohol Regulations and the Commercial Driver’s License Regulations. This position will not allow the employee to participate in any consulting or other business which would be a conflict of interest in violation of 23 C.F.R. 1.33.

Necessary Special Requirements: Lift and carry up to 40 lbs; climb in and out of semi-trucks and crawl under semi-trucks.

For position specific questions please call Christopher Turner at 785-291-3057 ADA/EOE.

VIN Inspector Requisition #178277
Opening Date: 08/14/14 Closing Date: 10/30/14
Troop: Troop A- Olathe Pay Grade: Unclassified
Apply to: Janice Kelly 785-296-8091 $11.21/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: Conducts investigations, inspections and other activities related to the MVE program in accordance with the law and Patrol policies. Examine and confirm the identity of vehicles previously titled in a foreign state or country when applicant desires to obtain Kansas title/registration. Maintain complete and accurate fiscal records of all transactions. Check titles and other VIN related documents for accuracy, authenticity, and evidence of alterations. Provide prompt, courteous and efficient service to the public while conducting inspections. When requested, examine vehicles as per the request of the Kansas Dept. of Revenue. Maintain a current inventory of all equipment and see that it is kept in working order and replaced when necessary.

Minimum Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent and valid driver’s license. The successful candidate is required to work in all type of weather.

Preferred Skills: Possess customer service, and basic computer skills. One year of experience in inspecting vehicle identification numbers, and examining vehicle titles/ownership documents and registration documents.

Special Knowledge Skills and Abilities: Must be able to legally drive KHP vehicles for job related duties; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing with fellow employees and the general public via phone and in person; perform basic mathematical calculations; ability to see details up close and at a distance and maintain favorable relations with public and co-workers. Incumbent must be able to bend, stretch, twist, reach with body, arms and/or legs. Must have the ability to see details up close and at a distance.

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

Law Enforcement Officer Requisition #175072
Opening Date: 07/24/13 Closing Date: 10/31/14
Troop: Troop K -Topeka Pay Grade: 25/4
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).

Duties: Patrols on foot, on bicycle, or by vehicle assigned district and properties. Considers circumstances of an observed or suspected violation of law and determines whether to initiate an investigation, a search, an arrest or any other applicable action. Apprehends and/or arrests violators of the law, exercising care to insure legal and constitutional soundness. Takes suspects into custody and completes the booking process. Enforce traffic ordinances and laws issuing traffic citations for traffic and parking violations into the appropriate courts. Enforcement of traffic laws may involve multi-tasking to include driving a vehicle at higher speeds while reading car registration plates, relaying that and other pertinent information on the radio, receiving and monitoring radio traffic and positioning vehicles to provide for officer, violator and public safety. Respond to emergency situations. This may involve extreme physical exertion. Renders necessary first aid and interviews all parties involved. Renders aid and assistance to citizens and motorists whenever appropriate. Establishes and maintains professional contact with government officials. Use a variety of communications skills and special techniques when contacting members of the community. Present a professional demeanor and a well groomed appearance in compliance with KHP rules and regulations. Maintain good relations with other law enforcement agencies. Provide VIP protection at the Governor's residence, the Capitol Complex or as assigned. Complete written reports in compliance with KIBRS standards and KHP procedures. Maintain annual law enforcement officer certification as required by state statues. Keep up to date on all legal changes and on all troop activities affecting the proper discharge of duties. Maintain certification in first aid principles and is skilled in their application.

Automatic Disqualifier: 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. (As a general rule, any marking(s) visible when wearing a short-sleeved v-neck shirt is an automatic disqualifier.)

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or GED equivalent. Valid Kansas driver's license. KS Law Enforcement Training Commission must be obtained within 12 months of appointment and maintained annually thereafter. Demonstrate/exercise a good command of the English language, both oral and written. Good people skills and ability to deal with a variety of people. Must be able to render credible testimony in a court of law. Experience as a commissioned law enforcement officer preferred. Must be a United States Citizen and at least 21 years of age. Must submit to a background investigation and be free of felony convictions. Must comply with the Federal Gun Control Act pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 922 (d) (9) and (g) (9). Must successfully pass a psychological and physical examination, drug screening and polygraph. Must be able to work rotating shifts, flexible hours and/or ten hour shifts. Must be able to perform all essential job functions and shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of self or others

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

Law Enforcement Officer 999 Requisition #174916
Opening Date: 07/10/13 Closing Date: 10/31/14
Troop: Troop K - Topeka Pay Grade: Classified 999
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).

Duties: Enforces designated state laws, rules and regulations. Provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, and protecting people and property. Write daily activity reports. Patrol assigned areas, observing and reporting special hazards, responds to emergency situations, and maintains buildings and grounds security.

Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent and a 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 exam administered by the Kansas Highway Patrol. 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).

Special Notice: Variable Shifts.

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

Program Consultant I Requisition #178931
Opening Date: 10/17/14 Closing Date: 10/24/14
Troop: Troop I - Shawnee Pay Grade: 24/4
Apply to: Janice Kelly 785-296-8091 $17.39/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: Administers two district programs for the Patrol. The Civil Assessment and SafetyNet Programs require directing complex work and activities necessary to implement the objectives of the Patrol, Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) by working to interpret technical guidelines from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), Code of Federal Regulations, state law and regulations. Approve fiscal transactions relating to fining motor carries throughout the nation. The administration of the Civil Assessment Program requires working with the Kansas Department of Revenue (KDOR, KCC and the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) monitoring total fines to motor carriers on a nationwide basis. The Patrol’s Civil Assessment Program is ultimately responsible for between one and two million dollars in annual revenue through penalties to the states Motor Carrier Fee Fund, which is routed to the State’s General Fund. The revenue stream, in part, funds the annual KCC Transportation budget. All fines and billing to the motor carrier must be coordinated with KCC to ensure accurate billing and the management of the programs resources to prevent duplicate efforts.

1.3 million dollars in routed to the Patrol annually for the support and administration of Civil Assessment and the SafetyNet program which is directly related to all Kansas inspections and every truck crash which occurs in Kansas. Ensures Kansas meets all timeliness guidelines as required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration of multiple categories. Failure to accurately monitor this program could affect overall KHP budgets for both MCSAP and Patrol and ultimately KDOT. Works Civil Assessment challenges and reviews the challenges handled by subordinates. Ensures accurate record keeping by staff and determines final documentation prior to the release of federal protected inspection and fine date. Research applicable federal regulations, state laws and regulation to ensure Patrol compliance. Directs staff to interoperate these laws, rules and regulations and develop policies to attain these goals, resolving special problems as they occur. Resolve complex problems and complaints which are insolvable by subordinate staff while encouraging creativity, teamwork and involvement in the use of quality improvement tools (A&I) and processes. Processes hearing requests and forwards them to the Kansas Corporation Commission, facilitating travel and subpoenas to law enforcement state wide. Confers and makes personal contact with the public, news media, court officials and other law enforcement agencies in order to establish and maintain good working relations. Complete the Data Quality portion of the eCVSP.

Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Two year’s work experience in occupational safety programs. Hold a valid Kansas Driver’s license. CVSA certified or has attended NAS classes to complete CVSA Level I,II,III, or Hazardous Materials inspections, or able to complete this requirement within 12 months of hire. Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred:Grant writing experience, knowledge of federal and KCC regulations regarding federal inspections and commercial vehicle operation.

For position specific questions please contact Chris Turner 785-291-3057. ADA/EOE/VPE.