Employment Opportunities

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The City of Wathena, Kansas (pop. 1348) is accepting applications for the full time position of Chief of Police.  The Chief of Police is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all activities of the Police Department.  A college education is preferred but not required.  Training and course work in criminal justice, law enforcement, or a closely related field is preferred.  Work experience should include five years in police work and two years in a supervisory position.  Possession of, or ability to obtain appropriate certification as a police officer in the State of Kansas.  Applicant must pass background check, and psychological evaluation.  Salary range DOQ.  City benefit package includes health, dental, life insurance, vacation, holidays, and sick leave.  Job requires living in the City limits.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  Send resume or applications are available at the City Hall in Wathena, 206 St. Joseph Street, P.O. Box 27, Wathena, Kansas 66090, and at www.wathenakansas.com.  1-785-989-4711. EOE.