Police Officer Position

The Wellsville Police Department is seeking motivated candidates to join our department.

The City of Wellsville is a growing community and our department is growing with it.
We are a progressive department seeking persons of honor and integrity who possess strong communication skills, committed to public service and be able to render sound decisions under pressure

Salary – Dependent on Qualifications and prior law enforcement experience.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Enforcing all federal, state and local laws and ordinances
  • Patrolling business districts and residential neighborhoods to deter and detect crime.
  • Respond to a variety of calls for service.
  • Investigate/follow- up on reports and cases.
  • Protecting person(s) or property; and securing and protecting prisoners.
  • When not responding to calls for service, department members are expected to use self-directed work time in an efficient manner by self-initiating work on those tasks identified by supervisory personnel as priorities for this job position.
  • Participate in community events / activities.
    • Must be willing to work a highly flexible schedule based on case load and needs of the department.
    • This position requires working Days, Nights, Weekends and Holidays.
    • Quarterly shift rotation between day/night.
    • Officers work 12 hour shifts with every other 3 day weekend off for a total of 7 days/84 hours in a 14 day period.

Minimum qualifications:

  • High school or GED diploma.
  • United States Citizen.
  • 21-years of age at time of appointment.
  • KLETC certified officers preferred, but not required. We will train the right person.
  • No Felony, domestic violence or serious misdemeanor offenses.
  • Possess a valid Kansas driver’s license.

Selection process includes an oral board interview, extensive background check, drug screen, physical, and psychological testing.

Benefits include:

Take home vehicle if residing within a 30 mile radius.
Uniform and equipment provided
Employer paid Medical, Dental and Life for employee
Sick leave, Paid holidays and KPERS retirement.
Supplemental Insurance Options available. – VSP Vision, AFLAC, Additional life.

The City of Wellsville is an equal opportunity employer.
Closing date: Open until Filled

Position may close to applications without notice.

To submit a resume and request an application please contact:

Wellsville Police Department
Attn: Chief D. Hackler
730 Main
Wellsville, Ks 66092
Email address: