City of Halstead

Police Officer - City of Halstead

Halstead, KS


The City of Halstead is accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer.  Successful candidates will be professional and motivated, with strong moral character and an interest in protecting and serving the residents of a small community.  Candidates should possess a community-oriented mindset and excellent verbal and written communication skills. The police department has 5 full time officers comprised of the Chief, Deputy Chief, and 3 patrol officers.

The hiring salary is dependent on experience with annual raises. Applicants must be 21 years of age or older, possess a valid Kansas Driver's License, and be able to pass a background check. Candidates should be self-motivated, community-oriented, able to work with limited supervision, and have the highest level of integrity. High School Diploma or GED required. Must be able to pass a background check, drug screen, and psychological exam. Basic typing skills are required.

The City of Halstead also has a competitive benefit package

·         Group Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance with a 10% employee contribution

·         Health Reimbursement Arrangement

– up to $1000/employee or up to $2,000 with dependent coverage

·         Group Life Insurance – 100% paid by employer

·         KPERS Retirement

·         Employee Assistance Program

·         Vacation and Sick leave

·         Overtime after 86 physical work hours

·         13 paid Holidays, Holidays worked pay at double time

·         Take home vehicle program     *subject to department policy

·         All Equipment provided

One year of law enforcement experience is preferred, but not required. Graduation from a Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center or reciprocating training center is also preferred.

You may pick up an application in person at 303 Main St., by emailing, or online on the City of Halstead website, applications may also be submitted online through

The City of Halstead is an equal-opportunity employer.