Now Hiring: Patrol Sergeant (August ’23)

Now Hiring: Patrol Sergeant (August ’23)

Now Hiring: Patrol Sergeant (August ’23)

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Do use your leadership abilities, but waiting for the opportunity that could take years?  The Goodland Police Department is ready to give you that opportunity immediately.  We are looking for a highly motivated and proactive Patrol Sergeant to lead a team of patrol officers.

Goodland is a community of approximately 4,500 covering 4.371 sq. miles, approximately 17 miles from the Colorado border. We are a progressive law enforcement agency that employs nine (9) full-time sworn police officers including a canine officer, one (1) full-time civilian employee and two (2) part-time police officers. Patrol duties include enforcing federal, state and local laws and ordinances, investigating crimes and accidents, and providing public assistance.  We provide a competitive city paid benefits package, base salary starting at $21.39 or DOE, a take home patrol car, full duty gear including boots (after one year), progressive training, and a family atmosphere. Our goal is to model professionalism while fulfilling our department mission of making “Goodland a safe and comfortable place to live while adhering to our core values of honor, integrity, and accountability”. 

Applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. Citizens that is at least 21 years of age at the time of hire
  • Possess a High School diploma or GED.
  • Have the ability to obtain a valid Kansas Driver’s License
  • Have no felony convictions, diversions or expunged records
  • No convictions for domestic battery
  • Possess good moral character.
  • Must be a certified officer in Kansas or a state where is eligible for reciprocity through Kansas
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience preferred

Applicants will be required to pass a written test, physical agility test, and an oral interview board. Final candidates will be required to pass an extensive background investigation. A conditional job offer requires the applicant pass a psychological evaluation, physical and drug screen.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION: Applications can be picked up at the Goodland Police Department or online at  

*Please make sure you select the application for the police department

Applications along with resume can be dropped off or mailed to the City of Goodland, 204 West 11th Street, Goodland, Kansas 67735 c/o Human Resources/ Police Department.  Applications and resumes can also be emailed to or faxed to (785)890-4590.

The City of Goodland is an equal opportunity employer.