Current Open Positions
How to Apply
If you feel that an exciting career with the Kansas Highway Patrol is for you, apply online or contact us at:
Kansas Highway Patrol
122 SW 7th Street
Topeka, KS 66603-3847
Phone: (785) 296-8091
Fax: (785) 296-7908
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 accepted throughDecember 1, 2013are for the July 9, 2014 Trooper Class 54.
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 Kansas traffic and vehicle laws. Position available statewide. Must be willing to live and work anywhere in Kansas. Must pass written exam and complete a mile and half (1 ½) run which will be given Saturday, January 11, 2014 in Salina, KS.
Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Valid Driver’s License.
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 and will not be permitted to take the written exam on January 11, 2014. (As a general rule, any marking(s) visible when wearing a short-sleeved v-neck shirt is an automatic disqualifier.) For more information about the Trooper Trainee position, the KHP and the Automatic Disqualifiers go to http://www.kansashighwaypatrol.org/careerop/co_trooper.html
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).