Enforce 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.
POSTED EXTERNAL - APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH December 2020 ARE FOR THE JUNE 2021 TROOPER CLASS #61.
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.
Applicants that have any tattoo, scarification or brand that appear on the neck, head, face or hands will automatically be disqualified and will not be permitted to take the written exam. Applicants with tattoos, scarifications or brands that are visible or partially visible when wearing a short-sleeved shirt, will be required to wear the Class B (long sleeved shirt) while in on-duty status. Any offensive marking(s) anywhere on an applicant's body shall be an automatic disqualifier for employment with the Patrol.
For answers to all your questions about the Trooper Trainee position, the Kansas Highway Patrol, Automatic Disqualifiers.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Licensing: Valid Driver’s License
Minimum Qualifications: 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). Persons applying for positions with Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) will be subject to background investigation.
Successful Trooper Candidates will be placed in the areas of greatest need throughout the state. Additional conditional offers from the applicant pool may also include Capitol Police Law Enforcement Officer positions assigned to Troop K in Topeka.
122 SW 7th Street
Topeka, KS 66603