Police Officer Hiring Process


    Hiring Process: Police Officer

    The City of Shawnee accepts employment applications for the position of Police Officer on an on-going basis.

    Several formal hiring processes are held each year. Candidates selected from these processes will attend basic police training at the Regional Police Academy located at Johnson County Community College, unless Law Enforcement Certification has already been obtained.

    Application review of certified officers is continuous, and may result in an additional process for these candidates.

    The police officer hiring process consists of a series of interviews, a Physical Ability Examination, a polygraph, job fit assessment, and background investigation. Job offers are contingent on the successful completion of a post offer physical and drug screen.

    Applicants selected to participate in the Initial Interview will be notified via the email address provided on the employment application. Applicants who do not have an email address must note a daytime phone number.

    Hiring Process: Dispatcher

    The City of Shawnee accepts employment applications for the position of Dispatcher whenever a vacancy is needed to be filled.

    The Dispatcher hiring process consists of a series of interviews, a Dispatch simulation test, a polygraph, job fit assessment, and background investigation. Job offers are contingent on the successful completion of a post offer physical and drug screen.

    Applicants selected to participate in the Initial Interview will be notified via the email address provided on the employment application. Applicants who do not have an email address must note a daytime phone number.

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