How to apply for a job with the Kansas Highway Patrol

  1. Submit an application through the State of Kansas Career Portal
    • Search by job title or requisition number (position number)
  2. Apply for a Tax Clearance Certificate
    • Applicants who fail to submit a Tax Clearance Certificate as required will NOT be considered. 

      Applicants are responsible for submitting their certificate with their application materials to the hiring agency each time they apply. Tax Clearance Certificates must be received within 48 hours of the position closing date. This applies to ALL positions and ALL applicants (including current S.O.K. employees).

  3. Email the tax clearance to the Kansas Highway Patrol Human Resource Office. Include the job requisition number and your last name in the subject line or fax to 785-296-7908.

  4. Applicants must pass a background investigation before receiving any final offer of employment.

Those applying for Trooper must also pass:

  • Online exam
  • Physical agility test
  • Polygraph
  • Background investigation
  • and Psychological test
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