The City of Hays is accepting applications for Part Time Community Service Officers.  This position is responsible for responding to non-criminal calls for service, traffic control, parking enforcement, crowd control and assist with animal control issues. Additional responsibilities include assisting with investigations and search warrants, performing welfare checks, assisting with civil complaints, and enforcing laws and ordinances. Employees may be assigned to additional duties as needed.


Applicants must be at least 18 years of age (desired intent of this position is a steppingstone into sworn Hays police officer), must possess a high school degree or equivalency, valid driver’s license with a good driving record, and must not possess any history of felonies or misdemeanors involving deception or domestic violence. Previous experience and bilingual skills preferred but not required. Background check, substance abuse screening and post offer physicals performed.


Pay range for this position is $15.76 – $18.83 with annual pay increases.


Applications will be accepted online at www.haysusa.com/employment. Applications will be accepted until filled. Position opened until filled. Reviewing of applications will begin immediately. Questions about the position may be sent to Human Resources at hr@haysusa.com or by calling 785-628-7320.

About City of Hays

Hays, Kansas (pop. 20,500), is a university community serving as a regional center for education, health care, professional services, shopping, culture, arts, & recreation for the western half of Kansas - serving a population of nearly 100,000. This excellent community is recognized among the top Kansas cities in entertainment, health, arts, culture. Hays is home to Fort Hays State University (FHSU), a regional comprehensive university with over 14,000 students, known for its innovation & entrepreneurship. FHSU is the fastest growing university in the Kansas Regents system. The Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center on the FHSU campus is home to the Encore Series, Hays Symphony, & other national & world caliber performances. Hays Med, part of the University of Kansas Health System, is a major employer with more than 1,000 employees. Hays Med is home to the DeBakey Heart Institute of Kansas & one of the top rural medical centers in the United States. The Bricks in Historic Downtown Hays has unique shopping, galleries, eateries, & entertainment. Hays boasts excellent recreational facilities including: full service gyms, Hays Aquatic Park, Smoky Hill Country Club, Hays Municipal Golf Course, an extensive recreational program, & excellent opportunities for walking, running, & biking. Hays is within 45 minutes of two large lakes providing fishing, boating & other water sports. Bike Hays contains 21 miles of connecting trail system. The Hays Municipal Airport provides connecting jet service to Denver and Chicago with several flights in each direction daily. Multiple high-speed Internet providers service Hays. Hays is in an elite group of cities with fiber to the premise. More information about the City of Hays, KS at www.visithays.com.