LE Employment Opportunity Listings

The Missouri Police Chiefs Association provides local and state law enforcement agencies to advertise employment opportunities for police chiefs, supervisory positions, law enforcement officers, communication officers, and other positions within their organization.  Information on the position and access to employment applications can be e-mailed to the MPCA.

*NOTE: Must provide Job Expire Date.

POLICE CHIEF – Bridgeton, MO

POLICE CHIEF – Bridgeton, MO

Starting Salary: $105,000 +/- DOQ

The City of Bridgeton is seeking an experienced, community-minded public safety leader to serve as Police Chief. Strong candidates will be forward thinking and possess the ability to develop policies based on best practices in policing to ensure the Bridgeton Police Department continues to provide the highest level of public safety service.
The Police Chief is responsible and accountable for directly overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Bridgeton Police Department including its personnel, budget, and resources. Responsibilities include: making recommendations to the Mayor and City Administrator; developing and implementing policy initiatives; setting the tone, climate and vision for the department; ensuring compliance with statutory responsibilities and directives; leading by example in engagement with the community; evaluating opportunities to implement technology innovations; working collaboratively as a member of the City’s Executive Team and cooperatively working with other law enforcement agencies including federal, state, county and municipal.
To learn more about this executive-level opportunity that offers a comprehensive benefit package, read the Chief of Police Position Profile.

Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public administration or similar from an accredited university. Successful candidate must possess a well-rounded career in law enforcement which includes a minimum of five (5) years command-level experience.

 Strong leadership skills to manage, develop and maintain positive morale
 Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with elected and appointed officials, citizens and staff
 Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations with a track record of using best-practice police methods
 P.O.S.T. certified by the State of Missouri, or ability to meet all Police Officer requirements for the State of Missouri within 60 days of appointment
 Past experience of developing and executing strategic plans and policies
 Experience serving a police department similar in size and complexity to Bridgeton (resident population 11,550; daytime population 32,000+)
 FBI National Academy graduate, or similar command college
 Prior experience with a CALEA or MPCA accredited police department or agency

 Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, applications and supporting documentation are accepted online only.
 For consideration, please complete the application and upload a cover letter of interest, resume, salary history, and four (4) work-related references (including contact information and email addresses).
 Deadline for submission is May 14, 2021.
 The City of Bridgeton is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

(Post Date: April 12, 2021) (Post expires: May 14, 2021)



The Town & Country Police Department is a Missouri Police Chief’s Association accredited organization and maintains an open application process to assist with obtaining the most qualified law enforcement officer candidates.  Applications continue to be accepted; however, to participate in the upcoming testing process, candidates must submit their application by 12pm (noon) on Friday, June 4, 2021.  Those candidates will then be scheduled for a written test on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 2pm.  Interviews will be scheduled soon after the written test and from that point an eligibility list created.

 Applications can be acquired in person at the Town & Country Police Department (1011 Municipal Center Dr.) or by visiting our website https://www.town-and-country.org/196/Police

Starting salary:  $60,736.00


  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Non-contributory LAGERS retirement plan
  • 12 paid holidays
  • 12 hour shifts
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Specialized units
  • On-site fitness facility
  • Community support
  • Progressive and continuous in-service training opportunities

TCPD anticipates at least 2 hires in 2021. 

Contact:  Lt. Danny Wilkey    wilkeyd@town-and-country.org  314-587-2854


(Post Date: April 7, 2021) (Post expires: June 10, 2021)

POLICE OFFICERS – City of California, MO

Sign on Bonus for Full Time Police OfficersThe City of California is accepting applications for full time and part time Police Officers. All applicants must be Peace Officer Standards and Training certified and possess a high school diploma or graduate equivalency degree.

If you are selected for a full-time position, you will receive a $1000 bonus.   Starting pay for Police Officers is $19 per hour with excellent benefits, including health, dental, vision and life insurance, sick pay, vacation and a 401K retirement plan. Hourly wages are paid bi-weekly along with any overtime that is worked. Applications are available at the Police Department at City Hall, 500 South Oak, California, MO 65018 or visit the city’s website at www.cityofcalifornia.net and click on the employment tab.   Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

California is well known as, “Small Enough to Know You, but Big Enough to Serve You.” California is a small town with strong family values, great community spirit, and an award-winning school district, and churches of nearly every denomination. At the same time, California is located only 15 minutes from Jefferson City, the State’s Capitol, and about 45 minutes from Columbia.

Come join the California Police Department and be a part of an exciting new beginning as we help protect and serve the City of California.


(Post Date: April 6, 2021) (Post expires: May 31, 2021)

RESERVE POLICE OFFICER – Boonville Police Department, Boonville, MO

Reserve Police Officer: The Boonville Police Department has immediate openings for reserve police officers. Applicants must be in good health and be able to successfully complete a high-level training program. Must be 21 years of age and be P.O.S.T. certified. This is an hourly wage position with no benefits. Applicants will be subject to written examination, physical fitness testing, Pre-employment physical, and drug screening at the discretion of the city.

Reserve Police Officers will receive primary consideration for any full-time positions that become available. If a reserve officer meets all the qualifications and is in good standing, they can be promoted to a full-time status from the reserve force.

For further information contact the Boonville Police Department 401 East Morgan Street Boonville, Mo. 65233 or email Chief Bobby Welliver at bwelliver@boonville-mo.org

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. EOE for race, sex, and handicapped status.

For Application, please copy and paste the following link:


(Post Date: March 1, 2021) (Post expires: May 31, 2021)
1001 East High Street Jefferson City, Missouri 65101 Phone: (573) 636-5444
1001 East High Street Jefferson City, Missouri 65101 Phone: (573) 636-5444