The City of Andover is located in the western portion of Butler County in south-central Kansas. Andover’s western edge borders the City of Wichita and is 14 miles southwest of El Dorado, the county seat. The City of Andover is a rapidly growing, contemporary community with excellent schools adjacent to Wichita; small-town living at its finest, with many big-city amenities. Andover has a population of 15,435 and covers about 11 square miles.
Public Safety Specific:
The Andover Police Department is interested in professional, highly motivated, problem-solving & community-oriented individuals for full-time Police Officer positions. The Andover Police Department is a 28-sworn member, nationally accredited agency with a strong community commitment, high integrity standards, a state-of-the-art facility and equipment, excellent benefits, City Retirement Plan, and no residency requirements. The Andover Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are accepted through https://www.andoverks.com/88/Employment until 11:59 PM December 31st, 2023.
The Andover Fire-Rescue serves a population of upwards of 20,000 people located across 40 square miles. The Andover community is served by 39 uniformed personnel. Of those, 21 are full-time career firefighters, 6 are part-time firefighters and 12 are volunteer reservists. Andover Fire-Rescue has earned the grade of a Class 3 fire department by the Insurance Service
Office (ISO). This rating places the department in the top 12 percent of departments in the state.