Job Opportunities

 The City is accepting applications for the following positions:

Assistant Police Chief
The City of Oakley is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Police Chief.  

Oakley has a population of 2,098 and is located at the junction of I-70, Hwy 40 and Hwy 83 in western Kansas.  Responsibilities include supervision of the City's Police Department that consists of 6 sworn officers, 5 dispatchers and the Communications Center that is the 911 center for Logan and Gove Counties.  

The ideal applicant will have at least six years of law enforcement experience, with one or more years of supervisory experience.  A college degree in Criminal Justice or a related field is preferred.  

Competitive benefits including: KPERS retirement and paid full family health insurance.

Wage range: $18.50 to $25.00/hr.  

Submit cover letter, and resume with 3 work related references to:  City of Oakley, RE: Assistant Police Chief Search, 209 Hudson Avenue, Oakley, Kansas 67748 or via email to EOE.  

Position open until filled.

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Assistant Police Chief Job Description

Police Department/Communications Officer
 The Oakley Police Department will have an opening for one Communications Officers, please contact
  Communications Lieutenant Sara McDonald or Chief Danny Shanks at 785-671-3219.   
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  The City of Oakley is an equal opportunity employer.

  Oakley Municipal Code

  The Oakley Municipal Code is now available online.