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The City of Colby is currently accepting applications for the following positions: 

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER I or II


The City of Colby Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Communications Officer I or II.  The successful applicant will be trained in radio communications for Police, Sheriff, Fire, and 911 emergencies.

This position entails a rotating 12-hour shift with every other three-day weekend off.  Successful applicants will possess a high school diploma or GED, must be willing and able to work with the public, be able to pass and maintain NCIC certification, and must have a clear criminal record.  It is preferred that the successful applicant reside within the city limits of Colby.

The Colby Police Department is an equal opportunity employer and provides employees with sick leave, vacation, KPERS retirement benefits, and overtime provisions.  Additionally, some college tuition benefits may be available after the first year of employment.  Starting salary will depend on the qualifications of successful applicant with the minimum starting salary being $14.00 per hour.

Persons wishing to apply may pick up an application at the Colby Police Department 360 North Franklin or Thomas County Sheriff’s Office 225 N. Court, or you may download an application below.  Application review to begin upon receipt of application.  Open until filled. EOE 


The application may be downloaded from the following link:

City of Colby Application

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