Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Topeka! Our commitment to diversity and providing a quality workplace has marked us as a top employer in the Topeka/Shawnee County community.
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- Policies & Guidelines, General Employment
- Topeka Police Department EEOP SHORT FORM 2010
- City Vehicle Insurability Guidelines
- Registration for Police Officer Entry Level Examination
- Topeka Police Officer Employment Guide
- Firefighter Physical Agility Test
If you would like additional information not covered in the information below, please call 785-368-3867.
General Employment InformationAll new hires must successfully complete a pre-employment health assessment and/or a drug screening as well as a criminal background check. Criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify you from employment, but will be considered in relation to the position you are seeking.
With the exception of temporary or seasonal employment, City Code requires that all new employees reside within Shawnee County. At the time of employment they need not be residents of the county, but shall establish residency in Shawnee County within (6) months after the successful completion of the initial probationary period.
Equal OpportunityIt is the policy of the City of Topeka to provide equal opportunity in employment to all persons. This policy prohibits discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, sex, disability, familial status, national origin or ancestry, age, or sexual orientation.
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