Job Opportunities

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 Contact@MOPCA.com.

 

CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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POLICE OFFICER I-II
CITY OF LEBANON, MO

The City of Lebanon is current accepting applications and résumés for the following vacant position:

POSITION: Police Officer I – II

DEPARTMENT: POLICE DEPARTMENT

CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

PRIMARY DUTIES:

Provides law enforcement services to serve and protect the community that includes but are limited to patrols of the city, responds to calls for service, conducts criminal investigations, generates and completes original incident reports, arrests violators, and testifies in court proceedings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A high school diploma or equivalent plus be a graduate from an authorized state basic law enforcement training academy.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates with two (2) years active-duty military service with honorable discharge will also be considered.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION:

Must possess a Missouri P.O.S.T. certification (Peace Officer License).

SALARY INFORMATION:

Placement within range depends on experience, education, and training:

POSITION/CATEGORY – Police Officer I STARTING HOURLY WAGE – $20.26 – $32.31 LEVEL OF PAY – L07 REGULAR/FULL-TIME
POSITION/CATEGORY – Police Officer II STARTING HOURLY WAGE – $21.77 – $34.72 LEVEL OF PAY – L08 REGULAR/FULL-TIME

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Pre-employment Drug Testing, Truth Verification Examination, and Successful Background Check.

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION:

Interested candidates must submit a letter of interest, résumé, employment application, & references to:

Sharon Kloud, Human Resource (HR) Manager P.O. Box 111 Lebanon, MO 65536 Email: skloud@lebanonmo.org Phone: (417) 991-3904 Fax: (417) 588-6098

To download an Application for Employment and/or view the complete job description, please visit www.lebanonmissouri.org. The City of Lebanon considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

(Posted 06/03/24)


CORRECTIONS OFFICER
CITY OF ST. PETERS

Status: Accepting Applications
Open Positions: 1
Closes On: June 30, 2024
Days Worked: Sun., Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat.
Details: $22.49/hr. – $25.48/hr. depending on qualifications and experience.

Application Special Instructions:

NOTE:  No visible tattoos while wearing a long-sleeved uniform shirt and open collar. (Optional  – an arm sleeve may be worn to cover the forearm when wearing a short sleeve uniform shirt in a single color matching the uniform shirt or trousers, or may be black in color)

Full-Time Benefits: Health Insurance – Dental Insurance – Vision Insurance – Vacation – Employee Assistance Program – Tuition Reimbursement – Life Insurance – Long Term Care – Defined Benefit Plan (Retirement/LAGERS L-6 with Rule of 80 option) – 11 Paid Holidays

Voluntary Benefits: 457 Deferred Compensation/Roth; Worksite (Accidental Injury/Hospital Care/Critical Illness); Additional Life/AD&D (Whole/Term)

 To Apply or View Full Job Description:

https://www.stpetersmo.net/437/Employment-Opportunities

Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of St. Peters provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. Employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. The City of St. Peters does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, status as a veteran, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pursuant to Missouri state law, the City of St. Peters participates in the E-Verify program to verify the eligibility of every newly hired employee to work in the United States.

Thorough background, education, and criminal record checks will be completed. Physical and Drug screening is required prior to employment. All employees fall under the City’s Alcohol & Controlled Substance Use, Abuse, and Testing Policy.

(Posted 06/03/24)


POLICE SERGEANT
LAMAR POLICE DEPARTMENT

The Lamar Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Sergeant. The Sergeant is a first-line supervisor and is responsible for field supervision of a patrol shift. The ideal candidate will be team-oriented and possess exceptional leadership and communications skills, with a record of community involvement and an ability to establish strong relationships with neighborhoods, the business community, law enforcement agencies, and governmental organizations.

Qualifications:

  • Experience: Previous police supervisory experience is preferred. Salary commensurate with experience; medical insurance and other benefits provided.
  • Education: Applicant must possess a State of Missouri POST Certification or be able to obtain certification before the hire date.
  • This position is open until filled; the first review deadline is Thursday, June 27th, 2024, at 3:00 p.m.
  • How to Apply: To be considered for this position, please complete an application, background packet, and your resume showing your qualifications for the position to: Jobs • Patrol Sergeant (cityoflamar.org)

SERGEANT Job Description

 The Sergeant will be directly responsible to the Lieutenant to which he/she is assigned. He/she will have a thorough knowledge of departmental policies, regulations and goals. His/her duties and responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to the following:

  • The Sergeant will conduct training and inspections of his/her personnel during the squad meetings and pass on needed information on a daily basis.
  • The Sergeant will work in a close relationship with his/her personnel instructing and motivating them in procedures and goal achievements.
  • The Sergeant will monitor the conduct and demeanor of his/her personnel toward the public and ensure fair and impartial service in a courteous manner.
  • The Sergeant will ensure that all phases of Law Enforcement are being covered by his personnel and no areas are neglected.
  • The Sergeant will ensure all incidents are reported in a clear, neat, orderly and complete fashion in accordance with departmental policy.
  • The Sergeant will be alert for situations or areas of problems and promptly report them to his supervisors along with suggestions for means of improvement. He/she shall also pass along suggestions from his personnel for evaluation and report results back to them as to the findings of such suggestions.
  • The Sergeant will organize, schedule and train those under his command, so as to have a sufficient number of trained and informed personnel to fulfill his assigned function with the guidelines set by the administration.
  • The Sergeant will be familiar with all functions of the department and give assistance and cooperation when requested; and ensure a good working relationship throughout the department.
  • The Sergeant will act as first line supervisor including preparing evaluations on his/her subordinates.

Jobs • Patrol Sergeant (cityoflamar.org)

(Posted 05/22/2024)


CHIEF OF POLICE
CITY OF WARSAW, MO

The City of Warsaw Missouri is currently seeking an experienced, energetic, innovative leader to serve as its next Chief of Police. The ideal candidate is authentic, approachable, an effective communicator who is open to new ideas and committed to being a team leader and relationship builder. This role presents a great opportunity to lead a team of dedicated officers to building a deeper community trust and enhance public safety as well as work within a very unique rural community. The City of Warsaw strongly prefers a leader who exemplifies humility, respect, and an empowering approach to build on the strong foundation of the Warsaw Missouri Police Department.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Starting salary $56,638.40 – Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.
  • 90% Health plan for employees
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • $20,000.00 Paid life insurance
  • Air Ambulance fully paid for you and your family
  • 14 Paid Holidays Per Year
  • LAGERS L-7 100% Paid by City
  • All Equipment, Uniforms & Boots Paid by City
  • Free memberships: Gym, City golf course, and City swimming pool
  • Up to date equipment: MDT;s, E-Ticketing, digital ally, in-car and bodycam system, digital radio
    with encryption.

Qualifications

  • Experience in budget development, financial management, and personnel management.
  • Knqwledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and build connections with community groups, public officials, city administration, and the public.
  • Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to effectively lead and motivate personnel, foster teamwork, and build positive working relationships.
  • Completion of Missouri’s Peace Officer Standards and Training Program (POST) upon hire.
  • Must meet and maintain all training and education requirements for the position.
  • Completion of advanced law enforcement training programs, such as the FBI National Academy, or similar leadership development courses, preferred.
  • Experience as a Police Chief or in a similar leadership role within a municipal law enforcement agency.
  • A valid driver’s license in the State of Missouri.

For additional questions please contact Warsaw City Administrator, Randy Pogue at (660) 438-5522 with any questions you may have or email your resume to randy.pogue@welcometowarsaw.com. Online application can be found at welcometowarsaw.com/City/ Administration/Job opportunities/City of Warsaw application.

(Posted 05/22/2024)


POLICE OFFICER
CITY OF OAK GROVE, MO

The City of Oak Grove is currently seeking energetic qualified men and women for the position of Police Officer. Applicants wishing to apply for this job opening must hold a current, valid Missouri P.O.S.T. Class A law enforcement license or the ability to transfer an out of state law enforcement license to Missouri.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Starting pay $46,410
  • Lateral Incentive up to 3 Years Experience $50,440
  • 100% Health Plan for Employee, 80% Family
  • 120 PTO Hours Per Year
  • 14 Paid Holidays Per Year
  • LAGERS L-7 100% Paid by City
  • All Equipment, Uniforms & Boots Paid by City
  • Current Collective Bargaining Agreement West Central Regional Lodge #50

Basic Requirements:

  • Law enforcement licensing through Missouri Police Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) with a current Class A Peace Officer License or ability to transfer equivalent credentials from another state.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License or ability to obtain a valid Operator’s License immediately following date of hire as defined by resident state regulations.
  • No felony convictions or commission of or participation in any felony crime, whether detected or not.
  • No on-going or repetitious history of committing or participating in misdemeanor crimes, whether detected or not.
  • Must be credible witness in court with ability to perform the essential job functions and undergo required testing and interview process.

Additional Information:

For additional questions please contact Seargent Josh Laitner at 816-690-3773 x1108 or by email to jlaitner@cityofoakgrove.com

(Posted 5/15/2024)


DETENTION OFFICER – POLICE (FULL TIME)
GRANDVIEW POLICE DEPARTMENT

POSITION SUMMARY The City of Grandview is accepting applications for the part time position of Detention Officer. The purpose of positions in this classification is to perform specialized inmate detention and care work in the Grandview Police Detention Center under the supervision of Police Sergeant. An employee in this class performs inmate intake, detention, care, and release work in accordance with established policies and procedures. Work includes the observation and accompaniment of inmates inside the cell and City Detention Center and related care and record keeping requirements. Tactfulness and firmness are required in frequent contacts with violent, suicidal, and mentally disturbed inmates.

Schedule is 4pm–12am Monday through Friday.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO)

  • Receives inmates by conducting search, completing required intake forms, securing all personal property, and dressing out inmates in detention attire
  • Acts as booking officer by maintaining inmate information, verifying the completion of necessary intake forms, classifying inmates and assigning cell location, and maintaining inmate count and cell locations
  • Oversees the security and activities of inmates; supervises meals and cleaning of facilities; distributes personal property; transports inmates for interviews, court or release; monitors inmate’s medical status and takes appropriate action when illness or injury is suspected; supervisors the purchase and distribution of snack items
  • Searches incoming property delivered for inmates to determine if it is allowable
  • Releases inmates on bond, due to court order, or for time served; ensures release papers are accurate and complete; returns all personal property to the individuals
  • Supervises inmates cleaning and maintenance of detention facilities
  • Over sees visitors for inmates during appropriate scheduled times
  • Prepares prisoners for court appearance in municipal court and transports prisoners to and from court. Assists during court when available and as needed with the security of the prisoners
  • All other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or equivalent, possession of a valid state driver’s license required. Prior Detention officer experience preferred.

PAY & BENEFITS Starting at $19.50, per hour Grandview has an excellent benefits package including 100% City funded L6 LAGERS pension plan (https://www.molagers.org/join-the-lagers-community/), Aetna Health and Dental plan, and Vision plans. Employees enjoy 10 paid Holidays as well as 2 Floating Holidays every year! New employees earn two weeks of Paid Time Off during their first year. Although there is no ongoing mandatory physical fitness training program, the Department encourages employees to be physically fit. The Department allows employees one hour per shift to utilize the equipment in the exercise room to engage in physical conditioning during shifts.

TO APPLY Complete an application online. Eligible candidates will be notified by email of a written test date. Contact Recruiter Sgt. Jacob Gross (816) 316-4906 or jgross@grandview.org with questions.

Send cover letter and resume to one of the following (please note position title applying for):

  • Online
  • E-Mail: msalinas@grandview.org
  • Fax: 816-763-3902
  • Mail to Grandview City Hall, 1200 Main Street, Grandview, MO 64030

Come to Grandview City Hall to complete an application or The View Community Center 13500 Byars Road

OPEN UNTIL: FILLED


PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATOR
GRANDVIEW POLICE DEPARTMENT

The Grandview Police Department is searching for an individual that wants to be part of a progressive and professional team!

POSITION SUMMARY The City of Grandview is now accepting applications for Full-Time Public Safety Telecommunicator for Police Services. The incumbent must be able to perform: transcription; typing 25 WPM; data entry; word processing; computer operation; use of modern Department equipment. The ideal candidate will be capable of assertively taking command of situations in a sensitive yet straightforward manner, while showing consideration and respect to others, and will have the ability to deal with stressful and pressured situations in an efficient and controlled manner. Candidates must demonstrate good decision making skills under pressure, work with minimum direct supervision, and be a team player with a positive attitude. Here, at the City of Grandview, we work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

This position requires 12-hour shifts to include nights, weekends and holidays.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO)

  • Receive requests for emergency and non-emergency services. Obtain sufficient information to determine the appropriate agency, and if emergency or administrative action needs to be taken
  • Dispatch and direct emergency personnel, consider call priority, availability and the number and types of personnel needed
  • Monitor and coordinate departmental and inter-agency activities
  • Operate, maintain, and validate data in local, state, national, and international computerized criminal justice data bases
  • Solicit informational responses, coordinate and communicate responses and monitor ongoing activities to upgrade information received by field units as well as to enhance officer safety
  • Organize, catalog, maintain, and tabulate Departmental files and records
  • Perform collateral duties and special assignments at the direction or request of Departmental Supervisors
  • Operate and provide first line maintenance and perform preliminary diagnostics on all telecommunications and office equipment located in the Dispatch Center
  • Provide on-the-job training for new tele-communicators and other departmental personnel designated for training
  • Exercise discretion in a manner consistent with Departmental Policy and Procedures
  • All other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or equivalent, proficient keyboard data entry, along with the ability to deal effectively and positively with the public. Must be able to type 25 words a minute minimum. Police/Emergency Services dispatch experience highly preferred but will train motivated candidate with excellent oral communication skills to work in fast paced, multi-task environment. Must be able to recognize forced whisper at 5 feet with correction. Bilingual desired but not required.

PROCESS Extensive selection process includes a proficiency test, preliminary interview, typing test, oral board interview, background investigation, credit check, and polygraph exam. Post-offer exam includes psychological exam, drug screen, and hearing test. We have one immediate opening; other successful candidates will be placed on a list for future vacancies.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS Mobility to work in a standard office environment, use standard office equipment and attend off-site meetings. On an intermittent basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat, twist, and reach while performing office duties. Manual dexterity to use standard office equipment and supplies. Vision to read handwritten and printed material and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person and by telephone; ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds such as files, manuals, or equipment.

PAY AND BENEFITS Starting at $20.00 an hour with a Career Development Program of progressive steps of 8% to Telecommunicator II and 8% to Master Telecommunicator. Grandview has an excellent benefits package including 100% City funded L6 LAGERS pension plan (https://www.molagers.org/join-the-lagers-community/), Aetna Health plan, Dental and Vision, Deferred Compensation and generous paid time off benefit; on-site physical fitness equipment; discounted fitness membership to a state-of-the-art-community center; tuition assistance program; and employee wellness program.

TO APPLY Complete an application online. Eligible candidates will be notified by email of a written test date. Contact Recruiter Sgt. Jacob Gross (816) 316-4906 or jgross@grandview.org with questions.

Send cover letter and resume to one of the following (please note position title applying for):

  • Online
  • E-Mail: msalinas@grandview.org
  • Fax: 816-763-3902
  • Mail to Grandview City Hall, 1200 Main Street, Grandview, MO 64030

Come to Grandview City Hall to complete an application or The View Community Center 13500 Byars Road

OPEN UNTIL: FILLED


POLICE OFFICER ACADEMY SPONSORSHIP
GRANDVIEW POLICE DEPARTMENT

The Grandview Police Department is searching for an individual that wants to be part of a progressive and professional team and will choose a successful candidate to sponsor through the Police Academy.

Qualified, non-certified candidates will be trained at a full-time, six month regional police academy WHILE RECEIVING A SALARY. Following graduation, the candidate will work a specified time commitment under contract.

POSITION SUMMARY Grandview, Missouri is a first tier suburb in the Kansas City, MO metropolitan area with a population of 25,000. GVPD is a cutting-edge department of 74 full time employees with 57 sworn officers performing the challenging yet rewarding work of law enforcement and community service. No other public official has as much face-to-face contact with the community they serve. You have the opportunity to directly improve safety and quality of life for the people of Grandview. Opportunities at GVPD include: A Traffic Unit, Motorcycle Assignment, SWAT Team, Investigations, assignments at the Jackson County Drug Task Force Undercover Unit, School Resource Officers, Canine and DARE Assignment. The Patrol Division operates on 12 hour shifts with three day weekends off, twice a month.

EQUIPMENT Contemporary weapon systems to include: Patrol Rifles, Tactical Shotguns and Glock Handguns. The department operates low mileage vehicles that are equipped with: laptops, WiFi in-car digital video and electronic ticketing. The jail facility utilizes computerized booking and Live Scan fingerprinting technology

QUALIFICATIONS High School diploma or equivalent, additional higher education is preferred. Eligible to be licensed as a police officer in the State of Missouri with no felony or domestic violence convictions. Valid driver’s license; minimum age 21; looking for someone with good character, independent judgment in emergencies, strong writing and communication skills, and ability to work with a diverse public.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Binocular vision correctable to 20/30, able to recognize forced whisper at 5 feet with correction, ability to successfully complete job specific physical skills test.

PROCESS

  • Pre-Employment
    • Written examination
    • Preliminary interview
    • Behavioral-based oral board interview
    • Background investigation including credit check
    • Interview with The Chief of Police
    • Polygraph examination
  • Post-Offer
    • Psychological evaluation
    • Drug screen
    • Medical/Physical examination

The hiring process requires approximately six weeks to complete

SALARY AND BENEFITS Starting salary is $22.16 per hour while attending the Academy and increases to $23.27 upon certification with a Career Development Program that includes steps of 8% to PO II and 8% to Master PO. Additional assignment incentives are available. All weapons and uniforms are provided along with a uniform cleaning contract. There is discounted membership to a state-of-the-art-community center along with an on-site workout facility. Grandview has an excellent benefits package including 100% City funded L6 LAGERS pension plan (https://www.molagers.org/join-the-lagers-community/), Aetna Health plan, Dental and Vision, Deferred Compensation and generous paid time off benefit; tuition assistance program; and employee wellness program.

TO APPLY

Send cover letter and resume to one of the following (please note position title applying for): · Online

  • E-Mail: msalinas@grandview.org
  • Fax: 816-763-3902
  • Mail to Grandview City Hall, 1200 Main Street, Grandview, MO 64030

Come to Grandview City Hall to complete an application or The View Community Center 13500 Byars Road

Eligible candidates will be notified by email of a written test date.

Contact Recruiter Sgt. Jacob Gross (816) 316-4906 or jgross@grandview.org with questions.

OPEN UNTIL: FILLED


POLICE OFFICER – FULL-TIME
GRANDVIEW POLICE DEPARTMENT

The Grandview Police Department is searching for an individual that wants to be part of a progressive and professional team!

POSITION SUMMARY Grandview, Missouri is a first tier suburb in the Kansas City, MO metropolitan area with a population of 25,000. GVPD is a cutting-edge department of 74 full time employees with 57 sworn officers performing the challenging yet rewarding work of law enforcement and community service. No other public official has as much face-to-face contact with the community they serve. You have the opportunity to directly improve safety and quality of life for the people of Grandview. Opportunities at GVPD include: A Traffic Unit, Motorcycle Assignment, SWAT Team, Investigations, assignments at the Jackson County Drug Task Force Undercover Unit, School Resource Officers, Canine and DARE Assignment. The Patrol Division operates on 12 hour shifts with three day weekends off, twice a month.

EQUIPMENT Contemporary weapon systems to include: Patrol Rifles, Tactical Shotguns and Glock Handguns. The department operates low mileage vehicles that are equipped with: laptops, WiFi in-car digital video and electronic ticketing. The jail facility utilizes computerized booking and Live Scan fingerprinting technology

QUALIFICATIONS High School diploma or equivalent, additional higher education is preferred. Licensed as a police officer in the State of Missouri with no felony or domestic violence convictions. Valid driver’s license; minimum age 21; looking for someone with good character, independent judgment in emergencies, strong writing and communication skills, and ability to work with a diverse public.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Binocular vision correctable to 20/30, able to recognize forced whisper at 5 feet with correction, ability to successfully complete job specific physical skills test.

PROCESS

  • Pre-Employment
    • Written examination
    • Preliminary interview
    • Behavioral-based oral board interview
    • Background investigation including credit check
    • Interview with The Chief of Police
    • Polygraph examination
    • Post-Offer
    • Psychological evaluation
    • Drug screen
    • Medical/Physical examination

The hiring process requires approximately six weeks to complete

SALARY AND BENEFITS Starting salary is $23.27 per hour with a Career Development Program that includes steps of 8% to PO II and 8% to Master PO. We offer accept lateral entrance from outside agencies!! Additional assignment incentives are available. All weapons and uniforms are provided along with a uniform cleaning contract. There is discounted membership to a state-of-the-art-community center along with an on-site workout facility. Grandview has an excellent benefits package including 100% City funded L6 LAGERS pension plan (https://www.molagers.org/join-the-lagers-community/), Aetna Health plan, Dental and Vision, Deferred Compensation and generous paid time off benefit; tuition assistance program; and employee wellness program.

TO APPLY

Send cover letter and resume to one of the following (please note position title applying for): · Online

  • E-Mail: msalinas@grandview.org
  • Fax: 816-763-3902
  • Mail to Grandview City Hall, 1200 Main Street, Grandview, MO 64030

Come to Grandview City Hall to complete an application or The View Community Center 13500 Byars Road

Eligible candidates will be notified by email of a written test date. Contact Recruiter Sgt. Jacob Gross (816) 316-4906 or jgross@grandview.org with questions.

OPEN UNTIL: FILLED


FULL-TIME POLICE OFFICER
CITY OF LAKE LOTAWANA, MO

The City of Lake Lotawana, Missouri, Police Department is currently accepting resumes and applications for the position of Full Time Police Officer. The successful applicant must be Missouri Class A POST certified Police Officer or able to obtain certification within one month from the date of hire. The position entails: patrol, basic investigation, traffic, and city code enforcement activities.

The City of Lake Lotawana, Missouri is a fourth-class city in the KC/MO metropolitan area with a population of 2,000 full time residents and an increase in the residential population during the summer months. For its size, LLPD is a cutting-edge department performing the challenging work of law enforcement and community service. Opportunities at LLPD include Uniform Patrol, Working Hazardous Moving Grants, DUI Enforcement Grants, Community Outreach, and Limited Investigations. All Patrol Officers operate on 12-hour rotational shifts, with three-day weekends off twice a month.

Salary & Benefits: All uniforms and equipment are provided. Starting hourly wage is $22.00, years of service are taken into consideration. A full range of insurance and retirement benefits are available.

Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent mandatory; college degree and/or additional continuing educations is preferred; Missouri Class A Post Certification preferred; Or able to attend a recognized academy with the sponsorship from the City of Lake Lotawana; minimum age 21.

Physical Requirements: Ability to remain on your feet for an extended period of time, in every weather condition.

Process: The selection process will include board interview, full background investigation, polygraph or CVSA exam, psychological and medical exams, as well as a drug screening.

Apply: Applications may be downloaded at www.lakelotawana.org/employment.html. Once completed, the “Police Department Position Application” and “Authorization for Release of Pre-Employment Information” forms may be scanned and emailed to jmccain@lakelotawanapd.org, or may be posted to the address below to the attention of Chief J. McCain.

Applicants must also email or mail a resume and a brief cover letter of interest to Chief McCain. Please, NO PHONE CALLS.

The City of Lake Lotawana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

City of Lake Lotawana, 100 Lake Lotawana Road, Lake Lotawana, MO 64086 Fax (816)-578-5714 www.lakelotawana.org

(Posted 05/15/2024)


SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER
WAYNESVILLE R-VI SCHOOL DISTRICT

JOB SUMMARY

To conduct highly responsible law enforcement work under general direction to create and maintain a safe, secure, and orderly learning environment for students, staff, and patrons.  Foster an efficient and cohesive program that will build a positive relationship between law enforcement officers and the youth of our community in addition to reducing crime committed by juveniles and young adults.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

NOTE: Reasonable accommodations will be made, if necessary, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Personal and Professional Responsibilities

  1. Wear an approved uniform during duty hours except on days approved by the school administration (i.e., spirit days).
  2. Duty hours will be on school days during school hours. A modified work schedule will be utilized on days of significant evening events (i.e., athletic events, dances, and graduation exercises).   Attend away events if requested by school administration.
  3. Adapt to a school environment and maintain a commitment to ongoing professional development in working with youth and in a school environment.
  4. Maintain sensitivity and respect for school officials’ responsibilities. Make a concerted effort to develop and maintain a cooperative atmosphere.
  5. Serve as link between the school district, and local law enforcement and social service agencies.
  6. Attend parent, faculty, student, and other organizational meetings as requested by the school administration.
  7. Work in conjunction with the school administration in the investigation and due process of serious discipline incidents.
  8. Assist other law enforcement officers with outside investigations concerning students attending the Waynesville R-VI Schools.
  9. Assist district administration in the investigation of complaints against staff and worker compensation cases as needed.
  10. Keep accurate, legible records and reports.
  11. Maintain professional responsibility to serve as a positive role model to students, especially in terms of appropriate attitudes and respect.
  12. Attend regular meetings with school administration to exchange information and ideas.
  13. Keep all information regarding names and actions taken in the strictest of confidence and in accordance with FERPA.
  14. Establish a trusting channel of communication with students, staff, and patrons.
  15. Testify in Board of Education hearings, court, and other legal proceedings.
  16. Keep current on modern police practices and methods used in crime investigations and the identification and presentation of physical evidence.
  17. Alert school administration and appropriate law enforcement agencies of potential problems in the school and community before they occur.
  18. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the school administration. May be reassigned to other duties on a temporary basis during school holidays, vacations, or police emergencies.

Safety and Security of Facilities and Grounds

  1. Protect Waynesville School District property, and staff, students, and patrons while on school district property.
  2. File reports for all traffic accidents occurring on school grounds.
  3. Monitor security cameras.
  4. Patrol parking lots to ensure staff and students’ safety upon arrival on and leaving of school property.
  5. Perform ongoing security checks of all school facilities and make recommendations to the school administration.
  6. Investigate criminal activity committed on or adjacent to school district property.
  7. Deter misconduct by remaining highly visible in the halls, cafeteria, gymnasium, parking areas, etc.
  8. Keep current on principles and practices of security supervision.
  9. Work in conjunction with the district facility safety advisor regarding emergency routes, drills, and waiting areas utilized during emergency situations.
  10. Assist the school administration with truancy issues, criminal activities, and anyone causing a disruption on school property.

Educational and Intervention Responsibilities

  1. Prepare and conduct classroom activities while maintaining an awareness that each school may require different styles of educational and intervention programs that involve a wide range of topics including security, crime prevention, drug/alcohol education, citizenship and community responsibility, and other related issues as approved by the school administration.  Activities should be fun and interesting as well as informative.
  2. Coordinate all educational activities with law enforcement officials, local organizations, and school administration. Seek their advice, permission, and guidance prior to enacting any program or distributing any pamphlets/brochures/handouts within the school.
  3. Work cooperatively with other officers and persons from the criminal justice field as approved by school administration to instruct in areas where the School Resource Officer may lack the appropriate skills or knowledge.
  4. Be familiar with all community agencies which offer assistance to youth and their families such as, but not limited to, mental health clinics, substance abuse treatment centers, child protective services, domestic violence services, juvenile authorities, and make referrals to such agencies when necessary.
  5. Assist with crisis intervention for students in stressful situations.
  6. Empower students with the knowledge of law enforcement efforts and obligations as well as consequences for violations of the law.
  7. Inform students of their rights and responsibilities in order to become better informed, lawful citizens.
  8. Intervene in student arguments and talk with all persons involved to avoid altercations.
  9. Coordinate crisis intervention scenario with administration and emergency response personnel.

Rules, Regulations, and Enforcement

  1. Enforce school policies and regulations, state statutes, and city ordinances.
  2. Interview victims, witnesses, and suspects in crime and disorder investigations and follow-up investigations in compliance with law and Board policy.
  3. The SRO should not take advantage of students and staff as a “captive audience” for routine police investigations and nonessential interviews by police and others that may be disruptive to the learning environment as the primary purpose of the school is to educate.
  4. The SRO will not act as a school disciplinarian; however, the SRO will report any violations of school discipline policy to the appropriate administrator.
  5. The SRO will not conduct locker checks without reasonable suspicion except in emergencies (Policy JFG).
  6. The SRO should not transport a sick or injured child for medical assistance or provide an escort with a police vehicle except in emergency situations.
  7. As required by law, the SRO will notify the appropriate agencies and initiate a report if there is knowledge of or “reasonable cause” to suspect a child of being abused or neglected.
  8. Abide by state laws and Board policies should it become necessary to conduct formal questioning or interviews with students or staff on school property or at school functions under the jurisdiction of the Waynesville R-VI School District.
  9. Make arrests and takes offenders into custody in compliance with law and administrative procedure.
  10. Conducts lawful searches of persons and property, confiscates and secures evidence and contraband in compliance with law and Board policy.
  11. The SRO shall immediately cease a foot or vehicle pursuit that continues off of school district property except in cases of extreme offenses or threat of safety.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  The individual must be able to perform each essential job duty and responsibility satisfactorily.  The following requirements are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities needed to perform the job at a fully acceptable level.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND/OR CERTIFICATION

  1. School Resource Officer Certification
  2. Commissioned as a law enforcement officer within agencies that have law enforcement jurisdiction over the school district’s premises and location of school activities.
  3. Minimum of three year’s experience in a law enforcement-related field
  4. Such alternatives or additions to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate
  5. Law enforcement certification up-to-date as required by state law.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  1. Ability to write reports and correspondence consistent with the duties of this position.
  2. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in a diverse setting both in oral and written form using a variety of communication techniques and tools to ensure the appropriate flow of information, collaborative efforts, and feedback.
  3. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret information.
  4. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions, inquiries, and/or complaints.
  5. Displays courtesy, tact, and respect when dealing with others.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

  1. Ability to perform basic math using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals consistent with the duties of this position.
  2. Sufficient math skills to record distances, numbers, and times.

REASONING ABILITY

  1. Ability to interpret and apply a common sense understanding to a variety of instructions and information furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  2. Ability to quickly and objectively identify and define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  1. Maintains appropriate confidentiality.
  2. Promotes a harassment-free environment.
  3. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships; demonstrates a commitment to teamwork.
  4. Ability to learn and properly utilize various machines/equipment especially as machines/equipment are upgraded.
  5. Ability to learn and upgrade job skills in order to meet changing demands of the position.
  6. Ability to react well under pressure, handle and balance multiple demands at one time, work with frequent interruptions, and perform duties and tasks at expected levels of professionalism.
  7. Extensive knowledge of and ability to perform duties in full compliance with all district, Board of Education, city, state, and federal laws, methods, requirements, policies, procedures, and activities pertinent to the duties of this position.
  8. Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  9. Ability to use independent judgment and demonstrates initiative to act without being asked.
  10. Ability to use appropriate defense measures to protect self or others in adverse situations.
  11. Basic procedural understanding of criminal law and criminal procedures with particular reference to the apprehension, arrest and custody of persons committing misdemeanors and felonies, including rules of evidence pertaining to the seizure and preservation of evidence.
  12. Understanding of and skill at applying basic interview techniques, vehicle operations and safe driving practices, standard broadcasting procedures, and crowd, vehicle, and pedestrian control.
  13. Ability to administer first aid in emergency situations.
  14. Sensitive to cultural differences among individuals and groups of persons.
  15. Sufficient human relation skills to resolve confrontation, affect behavior of others, and convey a positive image of the district.
  16. Ability to observe accurately, recalling faces, names, descriptive characteristics, and facts of incidents and places.
  17. Broad base of knowledge regarding youth, social issues, and the criminal justice system.
  18. Knowledge of the court system and presentation of evidence in court proceedings.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk for extended periods of time; climb stairs; run, sit, climb and/or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; crawl; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. Ability to listen more closely and acutely than normal daily life to accurately perceive information. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to discern colors and work in a night setting. Employee must maintain appropriate physical standards including agility, physical strength, and stamina in order to respond to emergency situations, restrain and apprehend suspects, lift, and push or pull individuals or objects weighing up to 100 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may experience potential hazardous and dangerous situations involved in intervening in anti-social, illegal, or violent behavior. Employee must safely work in situations of exposure to blood borne pathogens which may require specialized personal protective equipment.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors where safety and health considerations exist from weather extremes, physical effort, and dangerous incidents. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Applications need to be submitted at: www.applitrack.com/waynesville/onlineapp/

(Posted 5/7/2024)


PATROL OFFICER
CITY OF KIRKWOOD, MO

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs uniformed patrol work involving traffic and crime control
  • Investigates criminal activity
  • Enforcement of laws and ordinances
  • Protection of life and property
  • Gives presentations to groups and individuals on subject matter related to job tasks and functions

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to act effectively in emergency and non-emergency situations
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • No felony or serious misdemeanor convictions
  • Possess a Missouri Class A Peace Officer License (or after being hired, must successfully complete the course of study at the St. Louis County and Municipal Police Academy and graduate with a Missouri Class A Peace Officer License by 21st birthday. Must have graduated from Academy by July 15, 2024)
  • Excellent physical and mental condition
  • Must be 21 years of age on or before the date of appointment.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

  • Potential contact with persons and /or articles with contagious/communicable diseases. Personal danger related to armed and or dangerous persons/animals. Working in possible inclement weather and shift work. Non-Smoking Environment.

STARTING SALARY: $70,111 – $87,694 ($65,379 for Police Academy Trainee)

Deadline to apply is May 26, 2024

To apply: Complete an electronic employment application on the City website under “Employment” OR: A paper application can be picked up at Kirkwood City Hall, 139 South Kirkwood Road, 63122 OR: call 314-984-6975 to have one e-mailed, mailed, or faxed to you. Return paper applications to: Attn: Human Resources-PD, at the address listed above.

PERSONS REQUIRING AN ACCOMMODATION TO APPLY FOR A JOB OPENING SHOULD CONTACT HUMAN RESOURCES AT 314-822-5809.

THE CITY OF KIRKWOOD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND PARTICIPATES IN E-VERIFY.

(Posted 5/7/2024)


POLICE OFFICER
CITY OF CALIFORNIA, MO

The City of California is now accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer. All applicants must be POST certified, possess a high school diploma or GED and pass a background check. Proficiency in Spanish welcomed but not required.

Starting pay is $22.00 per hour with excellent benefits, including health, dental, vision & life ins, sick pay, vacation, and 401K. Applications are available at the Police Department located at 101 E. Madison St., California, MO 65018 or online at cityofcalifornia.net/employment-applications/. Applications will be accepted until both positions are filled. Equal Opportunity Employer.

California is well known as a town “Small Enough to Know You, but Big Enough to Serve You.” It is a community with strong family values, great community spirit, an award-winning school district, and churches of nearly every denomination. California is located 20 miles west of Jefferson City, the State’s Capitol, and 50 miles southwest of Columbia.

(Posted 4/21/2024)


POLICE OFFICER
CITY OF PLEASANT HILL, MO

The City of Pleasant Hill Police Department is looking for qualified men and women to join our team. If you would like to become a police officer in a professional environment that allows you be yourself, be of service to the community, and be engaged with a supportive team, while working in a fun, friendly, family-oriented atmosphere, then you should consider applying.

 Essential Functions

  • Patrols the City and maintains law and order by responding to 911 calls, calls for service, crime scenes, medical emergencies, in-progress crimes, and motor vehicle accidents.
  • Investigates criminal disturbances and conducts traffic stops; follows up on cases as needed.
  • Collects and processes physical evidence from crime scenes; labels and books evidence; prepares technical reports for use in court; testifies in court as required.
  • Maintains records and files.
  • Attends on-going training; maintains certifications.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • POST certified

Salary

  • Starting sworn pay $23/hr + lateral experience DOQ
  • $50,600 annual (*including paid holidays)
  • Double time assignments available

Benefits

  • 100% City paid retirement – LAGERS L-6
  • 100% Health insurance paid options, including City contribution to HSA
  • All uniforms and equipment provided
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Generous paid time off
  • Onsite gym

Positions open until filled.

The City of Pleasant Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Posted 4/17/2024)


POLICE OFFICER
VILLAGE OF CLAYCOMO, MO

The Village of Claycomo currently has an opening for the position of Police Officer. This opening is immediate and will be filled as soon as possible. Benefits for Police Officer include employee health insurance (100% covered by the Village) with family coverage available, paid time off, major medical leave, life insurance, vision coverage available, dental coverage available, Fraternal Order of Police Membership, paid holidays (plus 88 hours of extra holiday time), and LAGERS Retirement (paid by the Village at 100%). Police Officers will be furnished with all uniforms, equipment, firearms, and a bullet-resistant vest. The Village of Claycomo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  Starting Salary is $49,500 plus opportunities for overtime and holiday pay. Every other weekend off with a 12-hour scheduled rotation Day Shift Patrol 0600-1800 or 0700-1900/Night Shift Patrol 1800-0600 or 1900-0700.

Part-Time / Reserve Officer $20.00 per hour starting. A part-time/reserve officer must work 16 hours a month.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants must be at least twenty-one years of age at time of appointment with a high school diploma or equivalent, possess a valid Missouri driver’s license, with no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions. Applicants must pass an oral interview, a complete background investigation, and a pre-employment drug screening examination. Preferred- Missouri Class A POST License but the Village of Claycomo will send a candidate through the police academy as long as they sign a 3-year employment contract with the village.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:  Applications can be found on our website at https://claycomo.org or by stopping by in person at 115 E US 69 Highway Claycomo, MO 64119. You can also email Capt. Lorenson if you have any questions or would like the application emailed to you directly. Capt. Lorenson’s email-captain.lorenson@claycomopd.org Claycomo Police Department 115 E US 69 Highway Claycomo, MO 64119 City Hall-816-452-5339


POLICE OFFICER (FULL-TIME)
CITY OF CALIFORNIA, MO

The City of California is now accepting applications for TWO full-time Police Officers. All applicants must be POST certified, possess a high school diploma or GED and pass a background check. Proficiency in Spanish welcomed but not required.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including health, dental, vision & life ins, sick pay, vacation, and 401K. Applications are available at the Police Department located at 101 E. Madison St., California, MO 65018 or online at cityofcalifornia.net/employment-applications/. Applications will be accepted until both positions are filled. Equal Opportunity Employer.

California is well known as a town “Small Enough to Know You, but Big Enough to Serve You.” It is a community with strong family values, great community spirit, an award-winning school district, and churches of nearly every denomination. California is located 20 miles west of Jefferson City, the State’s Capitol, and 50 miles southwest of Columbia.


POLICE LIEUTENANT
CITY OF PLEASANT HILL, MO

The City of Pleasant Hill Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Support Services Lieutenant.

The next Lieutenant will need to embody the role of servant leader while bringing a wealth of collaborative experience to the table. The individual should instill confidence and trust within the community and the division. They must command respect from both commissioned and non-commissioned team members. The top-tier candidate will be naturally inclined towards teamwork, be a self starter and possess a high level of trust, respect, and integrity.

The Lieutenant is a commissioned, law enforcement position, and has the overall responsibility for the Records Division, Communications Division, Facilities and Fleet, Custody/Jail, Evidence, and Information Technology. Additionally, the Lieutenant must be capable of performing the role of a police officer.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent
  • Class A Missouri POST License
  • Five years police experience
  • Two years of experience in a supervisory rank
  • Considerable knowledge of the police principles, practices, methods, techniques, and equipment
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of leadership, training, and supervision
  • Good knowledge of relevant, laws, municipal ordinances, rules, and regulations
  • Knowledge in specialized areas, including geography of the city, Firearms, first aid, CPR, AED
  • Knowledge of Incident Command and Basic principles of Emergency Management
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, agencies, and the public.
  • Ability to analyze difficult situations, problems, data, and to use sound judgment in decision making.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and to prepare clear and comprehensive reports.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Knowledge of or experience with E911/Radio Communications
  • Knowledge of or experience with custody/jail procedures
  • Knowledge of or experience in Fleet Management.
  • Knowledge of or experience with Information Technology

FLSA: Exempt
Pay Classification/Range: PO27/$63,440-$91,353 DOQ
Reports to: Captain

BENEFITS

  • 100% City Paid Retirement – Lagers L6
  • 100% Health insurance paid options, including City contribution to HSA
  • All uniforms and equipment provided
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Onsite Gym

To apply for the position, please submit an application and resume through the following link:

www.pleasanthill.com

This position is for internal and external applicants.
The schedule of the process will be as follows:

Applications Open April 8, 2024
Applications Close April 15, 2024
Application Review April 15, 2024
Administrative Assignment Issued April 15, 2024
Administrative  Assignment Due April 22, 2024
In-Person Interviews April 25, 2024
Conditional Offer April 26, 2024

(Posted 4/8/2024)


POLICE OFFICERS
CITY OF COLUMBIA, MO

Entry level POST certified Police Officers start at $60,008 and receive unrivaled benefits. Lateral entry is available for experienced officers.

Not POST certified? Get your academy paid for while earning $20.54 per hour and receiving full employee benefits.

Eligibility

  • Be at least 21 years of age by completion of Missouri POST Certification.
  • Reside within a 50 mile straight line radius of the Columbia Police Department within 180 days.
  • Have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

About CPD

  • Has an authorized force of 193 officers, as well as more than 60 professional support staff.
  • Specialty assignments include: K-9; Traffic Enforcement and DWI; Major Crimes, Special Victims and Property Crimes Units; VNOC (Vice, Narcotics & Organized Crime); Street Crimes Unit; SWAT; Crisis Negotiations Team and School Resource Officers.
  • Serves an estimated community of 126,254 with multiple colleges and universities in a city consistently ranked within the top 30 nationally.

Benefits

  • Uniform and equipment provided, as well as free uniform dry cleaning.
  • Accumulated sick leave (18 days per year) with no maximum accrual.
  • 2 weeks vacation (increases with time of service), 10 paid holidays and 4 floating holidays per year.
  • Multiple insurance plans, including high-deductible and health-savings options.
  • Tuition reimbursement program.
  • Retire at 25 years at 50% of highest 3-year average.

For more information

(Posted 4/5/2024)


CHIEF OF POLICE
CITY OF HARRISONVILLE, MO

The City of Harrisonville is seeking a professional, highly motivated Chief of Police for the community, home to over 399 businesses, and a residential population of 10,070   The City of Harrisonville is a small town located 40 miles from Kansas City’s central business district.  The HPD consists of 23 law enforcement, 6 dispatchers, and 2 civilians.   Under the supervision of the City Administrator, this position is to plan, coordinate, direct, and evaluate law enforcement activities and personnel to protect and serve the Harrisonville residents and property according to the applicable state statutes and ordinances. We are a department with strong ties to the community and the emphasis on effective community policing practices and problem-solving methods are required.

This position offers a competitive compensation/benefits package with a starting salary of $83,432 to $133,491 depending on qualifications.

Essential Functions:

  • Recruits and selects department personnel; assigns, directs, and inspects the work of staff; rewards, disciplines, coaches, counsels, and evaluates staff performance; develops staff schedules; transfers, promotes, demotes, suspends, and terminates; ensures deadlines for the department are met; develops and achieves high performance and strategic objects for the department; supervises daily operations.
  • Attends and participates in meetings with other law enforcement officers to discuss and analyze crime rates, unsolved crimes, and other various issues; makes public appearances at community events and public meetings.
  • Plans, reviews, and maintains the budget for the Police Department, and the Communications Department.
  • Develops and administers new policies and regulations for staff, including but not limited to standard operating procedures, use of force procedures, use of equipment and vehicles, and other daily operational concerns.
  • Stays current on relevant laws and recommends ordinance changes as necessary; remains aware of all city, county, state, and federal laws and takes notice when new laws are introduced or existing laws are changed; ensures city ordinances are current and enforced.
  • Review, approve, and schedule training requests for staff in the Police Department and Communications Department.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other city, county, state, and federal departments, and agencies.
  • Formulate the department’s objectives, strategies, policies, and procedures.
  • Foster a culture of accountability, integrity, and professionalism within the police department, promoting ethical conduct and adherence to departmental policies and standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Police Administration, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, or a related field. A master’s degree and graduation from the FBI Academy or a similar program are preferred.
  • Fifteen years of progressively responsible law enforcement experience, including at least five years in a management/supervisory role, and 3 years at the rank of lieutenant or above.
  • Proven experience in budget development, financial management, and personnel management.
  • Knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and build connections with community groups, public officials, city administration, and the public.
  • Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to effectively lead and motivate personnel, foster teamwork, and build positive working relationships.
  • Must live within 15 miles of the corporate city limits of Harrisonville within 6-months of hire.

Special Qualifications

  • Completion of Missouri’s Peace Officer Standards and Training Program (POST) upon hire.
  • Possession of Firearms Certification through the MO State Highway Patrol upon hire.
  • Must meet and maintain all training and education requirements for the position.
  • May require possession of, or ability to obtain, specific licenses and/or certifications depending on departmental assignment.
  • Completion of advanced law enforcement training programs, such as the FBI National Academy, or similar leadership development courses, preferred.
  • Experience as a Police Chief or in a similar leadership role within a municipal law enforcement agency.
  • A valid driver’s license in the State of Missouri.

This position is open until filled.

The City of Harrisonville is an equal-opportunity employer.

(Posted 4/4/2024)


POLICE OFFICERS
CANTON POLICE DEPARTMENT

  • Starting Pay up to $22 hr
  • Every Other Weekend Off
  • Work 15 Days a Month
  • Time and a Half Paid Overtime
  • Scholarship Opportunities Available
  • Paid Training & POST Certification
  • Excellent Benefits Package
  • High-Level Training
  • Uniform & Equipment Provided
  • Take-Home Vehicle Program
  • Work Cell Phone

(Posted 04/03/2024)


POLICE OFFICER
HOUSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT

The Houston Police Department is seeking applications for police officers. Houston is located in south-central Missouri and has a population of approximately 2,100 residents. The Houston Police Department is a fast-paced department with a relatively high call volume for the rural area where we are located. Our officers receive continuous training in specialized areas that can be beneficial to our community. We maintain the most up-to-date equipment in the law enforcement field due to a devoted police tax. Our officers also have numerous overtime opportunities to take advantage of throughout the year.

Minimum Requirements
Minimum education of a high school diploma or equivalent. Possess or be able to obtain Missouri POST certification (Class A Peace Officer License). Must maintain a valid Missouri driver’s license and safe driving record. Must reside within a 35-mile radius of the Houston Police Department within six (6) months of hire. Must pass an extensive background investigation. Must be willing to work any shift, including days, evenings, overnights, holidays, and weekends.

Work Environment
May be required to work in confined spaces, hazardous traffic conditions, high/dangerous places, or life-threatening situations. May be exposed to inclement outdoor weather, wet/humid conditions, vibration, airborne particles/fumes, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, loud noise levels, potentially hazardous bodily fluids, or potentially hazardous or cancer-causing agents/chemicals. May be required to wear a respirator in certain situations. Must possess physical abilities that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

Experience Requirements
Education and Experience – An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered. Must be 21 years of age by date of hire.

Starting Salary: $43,016-$49,921 (Depending on Experience)

Benefits:
• Paid Overtime Opportunities
• Salary Step Program
• 100% Employer Paid Health/Dental/Vision Insurance for Employee
• 100% Employer Paid Health Insurance for Spouse/Children
• Discounted Family Dental and Vision Insurance Available
• Employer Paid Life Insurance
• LAGERS Retirement (L6 plan)-No Employee Contribution Required
• Take Home Vehicle Program
• Annual Vacation Rollover
• Relaxed Tattoo/Facial Hair Policy
• Outer Vest Carrier/Tactical Uniforms
• Every Other Weekend Off
• Extensive Training Program

Please mail or email resumes to:

Houston Police Department
Attn: Chief of Police
601 S. Grand Ave.
Houston, Missouri 65483
Email: evans@houstonmo.org

(Posted 04/03/2024)


PATROL OFFICER
SUNRISE BEACH, MO

Job SummaryWe are seeking a highly motivated and responsible individual to join our team as a Patrol Officer. As a Patrol Officer, you will be responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for our clients and their properties. Your primary duties will include conducting patrols and responding to incidents as needed.Duties

  • Answers all calls for service and acts accordingly, i.e., report, investigation, arrest, etc.
  • Enforces all city, state and federal laws within the city limits of Sunrise Beach.
  • Conducts patrol and enforces all traffic laws in a manner that address problem areas.
  • Cooperate with other law enforcement agencies as needed or requested.
  • Attends public meetings and activities as assigned by the Lieutenant or Chief of Police to facilitate and explain the functions of the Police Department and or address concerns of the community and promotes community service style of policing.
  • Maintains police vehicle in a clean and orderly fashion and confirms that it is serviced regularly.
  • Completes reports and investigations in a timely manner to maintain an efficient system in the department.
  • Testifies in court as needed.
  • Perform any other task as assigned or as directed by the Lieutenant or Chief of Police.ExperiencePrevious experience in law enforcement, military, or security preferred. However, must hold a valid Missouri POST license.If you are a dedicated individual with a strong commitment to public safety and community policing, we encourage you to apply for this position.Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, or qualifications required.Job Types: Full-time, Part-timeSalary: $20.00 – $23.00 per hourExpected hours: 40 per weekBenefits:Competitve Pay ScalePO1-PO4 Rank SystemPaid Overtime$1,000 Longevity Pay IncreaseVacation at time of hirePersonal Leave at time of hire$750 Uniform allowanceLAGER RetirementMedical, Dental and Vision Insurance at NO cost for employeeSchedule:12 hour shifts, with every other weekend off.For application and required forms please visit:https://www.sunrisebeachmo.gov/wp-content/uploads/simple-file-list/Documents/Police-Department/Job-Application.pdf

(Posted 03/14/2024)


CHIEF OF POLICE
CITY OF BALLWIN, MO

The City of Ballwin is seeking a professional, highly motivated Chief of Police for this West County community, home to over 450 businesses, and a residential population of 31,000.  The Ballwin Police Department (BPD) is CALEA accredited and the City is routinely named one of the safest in Missouri.  Under the supervision of the City Administrator, this position is to plan, coordinate, direct and evaluate law enforcement activities and personnel to protect and serve the Ballwin residents and property according to the applicable state statutes and ordinances.  This position offers a competitive compensation/benefits package with a starting salary of $118,717 to $127,978 depending on qualifications.

Position Responsibilities:

The BPD consists of 47 sworn officers and 13 civilian personnel, including dispatchers. This position is responsible for directing all departmental operations, including the planning, coordinating, staff, quality control and evaluation of all departmental functions to ensure the highest standard of professionalism and excellence in service to the community.  The successful candidate should be an innovative leader with a clearly stated history of professional law enforcement accomplishments, and proven track record in management, organizational planning, and staff development.  The candidate should possess the ability to implement change, seek and utilize additional resources and remain current on technological advancements.  We are a department with strong ties to the community and the emphasis on effective community policing practices and problem solving methods are required.  He or she should have the ability to communicate effectively, as well as excellent interpersonal skills as to establish and maintain effective internal and external working relationships.  History of successful partnerships with other municipal departments is preferred.

Position Qualifications and Requirements:

Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration or a related field required.  Missouri POST (Peace Officer Standard Training) certification and a valid Missouri driver’s license also required.  The successful candidate should have at least seven years of law enforcement supervisory/management experience.

To Apply:

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.ballwin.mo.us under the Employment Tab.  Applications are due by noon on Friday April 19, 2024.

The City of Ballwin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Posted 03/12/2024)


POLICE CHIEF
CITY OF CLIVE, IOWA

The City of Clive, Iowa (population 18,601) is seeking candidates for the position of police chief. The current chief is retiring after serving forty (40) years in law enforcement, with the last twelve (12) years as chief of the Clive Police Department. Clive is located in Dallas and Polk Counties, Iowa, and is part of the Des Moines – West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area. Clive is known for its Greenbelt Park and trail system running through the community. Located in central Iowa, immediately adjacent to Des Moines, and several other suburban cities, citizens have access to a large variety of cultural events, ample dining, retail, recreation, sporting, employment, educational and entertainment options. This is an exceptional opportunity for the right person. Additional information about the City of Clive and the Clive Police Department is available at https://www.cityofclive.com

Education Requirements: Graduation from a college or university with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public administration, political science or related area. A master’s degree and graduation from the FBI Academy or similar program are preferred. A combination of education, training and experience may be considered in lieu of a bachelor’s degree.

Experience: A minimum of 10 years of work experience in law enforcement, with 5 years in a management/supervisory capacity, and 3 years at the rank of lieutenant or above. A combination of education, training and experience may be considered in lieu of this experience requirement.

Salary and Benefits: The police chief is an FLSA exempt position. Salary: Negotiable DOQ; salary range is $134,648 – $175,057 Generous benefit package including: paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, Municipal Fire and Police Retirement System of Iowa (MFPRSI) contributions, group health/dental/vision, life insurance, and flexible health/dependent care spending plan contributions.

Certification: Candidates must have a valid Iowa driver’s license, be able to obtain an Iowa Professional Permit to Carry Weapons, and meet the licensing standards established by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy | Iowa Law Enforcement Academy. The successful candidate (if non-Iowa Certified) must pass a physical agility test, cognitive exam (POST test), psychological examination (MMPI — II), physical examination, and drug screen.

Residency: The City requires that the successful candidate live within the city limits within a reasonable amount of time. The City may consider a candidate who currently lives/owns a home in the Des Moines Metro area.

To apply, visit CityofClive.com and click on job opportunities. Applications, including resume and cover letter, are due no later than 4:00 p.m. on April 4, 2024.

It is the policy of the City of Clive to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons, and to recruit, hire, train, promote and compensate persons in all jobs without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.

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(Posted 03/06/2024)


POLICE OFFICER
CITY OF RIVERSIDE, MO

The City of Riverside is a growing community located northwest of downtown Kansas City, MO with a response area of 7 square miles and an average of 11,000 calls a year.  We are home to Argosy Casino, the KC Current professional women’s practice facility, and coming soon, a 15,000 seat Live Nation amphitheater.  We have a dedicated public safety tax, a newly remodeled station in 2023, and top of the line equipment. We are seeking multiple candidates for the position of Police Officer.

Description
Primary responsibilities include patrolling city streets, parks, commercial, & residential areas to prevent, discover, & deter crime; enforce laws and issue citations as necessary; respond to calls & investigate issues; conduct accident investigations; prepare reports & records; conduct follow-up investigations by questioning victims, witnesses, & suspects and taking written statements; develop leads & tips; search crime scenes for clues & preserve evidence; evaluate evidence & arrest offenders; prepare cases for giving testimony & testify in court. Police Officers have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of community oriented activities such as Junior Police Academy, Special Olympics, Fire/Police Athletic League, Shop with a Cop/Firefighter, and public education on Crime Prevention, Traffic Safety, etc.  Officers can also participate in a variety of special assignments including SWAT, Criminal Investigations, Crisis Intervention Team, K-9, and School Resource Officer.  The ideal candidate must have a strong commitment to integrity and fairness.  They will be able to effectively communicate with a wide variety of people & personalities and be able to react quickly & calmly in emergencies.  Must be able to conduct self and operate firearms and other equipment in a safe manner.  Must use good judgement in evaluating situations, problem solving, and making sound decisions.  Must have excellent verbal & written communications skills.   Qualifications
Must be 21 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, and be a U.S. citizen.  A High School Diploma or GED is required.  Must have or be able to acquire a MO POST certification.   Must have a clean criminal record and driving history.  Must have proportionate height and weight.  Must be willing and able to work rotating shifts, which include nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime assignments.

Schedule/Pay/Benefits
The schedule for this position is a set 12 hour schedule, with every other Friday through Sunday off.  May be required to work nights, weekends, holidays, and some overtime.  Academy sponsorship is provided to non-POST certified candidates with full pay and benefits and a $5,500 academy reimbursement is offered to current cadets or recent graduates.  Lateral transfer pay is offered to experienced officers.

The salary for these full-time non-exempt positions is $58,000-$82,604 ($27.88-$39.71 per hour).

Benefits include: Health/Life/STD/LAGERS Retirement (100% paid), Dental/Vision/LTD (75% paid), Longevity Pay ($65/yr service), Wellness Reimbursement ($840/yr), Tuition Reimbursement (70-90%), College Incentive ($600-$1,800/yr) ,Sick Leave (96 hrs), Vacation (80 hrs), Parental Leave (12 wks paid), GI Bill Qualified Training, Relocation Exp. ($3,000 for moving 75mi+), night shift differential $0.75/hr.

Application Details
For more information or to apply online, visit www.riversidemo.gov/jobs

(Posted on 03/01/2024)


POLICE DISPATCHER
CITY OF ST. PETERS, MO

Closes On: March 10, 2024
Job Status: Full-Time
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat., Sun.
Starting Rate: $24.45/hr. – $27.71/hr. depending on qualifications and experience.

Applicants selected for consideration will be required to complete on-site testing. This testing does require a minimum keyboarding of 30 correct words per minute to continue with the remaining components. Those successfully completing the testing and determined to be in the qualifying pool will be invited for an interview.

After completion of training, dispatchers will be allowed to participate in a bid system which will determine which shift and which days off they will receive. Dispatchers work shifts that must provide coverage twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, including weekends and holidays.

GI Bill® Approved**GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.”

To Apply or View Full Job Description:

https://www.stpetersmo.net/employment-opportunities.aspx

 Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of St. Peters provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. Employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. The City of St. Peters does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, status as a veteran, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pursuant to Missouri state law, the City of St. Peters participates in the E-Verify program to verify the eligibility of every newly hired employee to work in the United States.

Thorough background, education, and criminal record checks will be completed. Physical and Drug screening is required prior to employment. All employees fall under the City’s Alcohol & Controlled Substance Use, Abuse, and Testing Policy.

(Posted on 02/27/2024)


POLICE OFFICER
LINCOLN UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
JEFFERSON CITY, MO

Lincoln University of Missouri Police Department is currently accepting applications for two (2) full-time police officer positions. The ideal candidates should have at least 1 years of experience as a police officer and be Missouri POST Certified.

The duties for this position is as follows:

  • Operating police vehicles or conducting foot patrol throughout assigned geographical areas, observing for criminal activity or other incidents requiring police intervention.
  • Speaks informally on a continuing basis with citizens concerning local ordinances, state laws, and police related subjects to assist in resolving their particular issue in cooperation with the Department.
  • Answers calls regarding service, illness, accidents, disturbances, crime or distress and provides necessary assistance.
  • Conducts after hour’s security checks of buildings and property owned and operated by the University.
  • Responds to in-progress or recent criminal incidents to apprehend violators, restore or maintain public safety and obtain pertinent information for subsequent investigations.
  • Makes pedestrian/vehicle stops to question suspects of ordinance/statute violations. Interview victims, witnesses, and actual or suspected subjects in criminal incidents.
  • Writes a variety of narrative reports on incidents, information, traffic stops and accidents.
  • Maintains departmental equipment, supplies and facilities.
  • Keeps in contact with the general public, court officials, and other city officials in the performance of police operations activities; and frequently attends training programs to enhance job knowledge and performance.
  • Dispatch and assist with information disbursement.
  • Provide crime prevention programs to the campus community.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1 years’ experience as full-time POST certified peace officer
  • A valid Missouri operator’s license
  • MO POST certified.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced levels of education and safe driving record without violations, summonses, and arrests.

Comments:

Lincoln University Police Department will provide funding to the successful candidate to attend the Police Academy to meet the POST training requirements. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations, or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.

TO APPLY:

To apply go to Lincoln University website and apply online. A paper application can be submitted at 301 Young Hall, 820 Chestnut St., Jefferson City, MO 65101.

Submit applications to:

Lincoln University
Attn: Human Resources Office 301 Young Hall
820 Chestnut St.,
Jefferson City, MO 65101-0029

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Salary: $20.30 per hour or $42,300.00 Plus Overtime
  • Benefits:
    • 401(k)
    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Paid time off
    • 50% Tuition Reimbursement
    • Vision insurance
  • Schedule:
    • 10-12 hour shifts
    • Paid Holidays
    • Monday to Friday
    • Night shift
    • Overtime
    • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

Jefferson City, MO 65101: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

  • Experience:
  • Military: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Leadership: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Work Location: In person

(Posted 2/21/2024)


POLICE OFFICER
ROLLA POLICE DEPARTMENT

PAY GRADE/SALARY RANGE (Full-time, non-exempt):

Police Cadet: Grade P1 $17.20/Hr
Patrol Officer: Grade P4 $48,814 to $51,713 estimated annually (includes holiday pay & shift differential)

FLSA: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:

Family health and dental insurance plan; life insurance; custom benefit plan; eleven (11) paid holidays and one (1) personal holiday; two (2) weeks of vacation and twelve (12) sick days a year; shift differential pay.

DESCRIPTION OF BASIC DUTIES:

Patrol Officers will be community policing oriented and required to perform a variety of duties such as enforce city and state violations, investigate criminal activities, routine patrol duties, traffic control and traffic accident investigation, assist citizens, perform communications duties, enforce animal violations, operate an emergency vehicle in a safe and defensive manner, meet physical aspects of job, and perform other duties as job requires.

Police Cadets (Sponsored by RPD) – Those hired into this position will attend a part-time police academy in Rolla, Missouri. Upon completion of the hiring process, the Cadet will work at least 20 hours per week at the Rolla Police Department, and the other 20 hours will be at the police academy for training. During academy training breaks, the cadet will work the required number of hours at the Rolla Police Department to equal 40 hours. The hours at the Rolla Police Department will include additional training, administrative duties, assisting citizens, documenting incidents, and performing other duties as the job requires. A contract will be required in order to benefit from this opportunity.

Police Cadets (General) – This position is for those already attending a full-time police academy and who have completed the RPD hiring process. The Cadet will be employed by the Rolla Police Department while finishing the academy. Upon completion of the departmental field training program, employee will be eligible for reimbursement of up to ½ the out-of-pocket academy tuition, not to exceed $5000. A contract will be required in order to benefit from this opportunity.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or equivalent General Education Development Certificate (GED). Must be certified as a law enforcement officer in the state of Missouri, OR currently be enrolled in a law enforcement academy, OR be eligible for licensing (waiver of MO academy requirement) as a peace officer in the state of Missouri by the Department of Public Safety (DPS), as defined in Chapter 590 of RSMo. More information can be found on the DPS website at www.dps.mo.gov.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Employee is frequently required to sit, walk, talk and hear; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. Specific vision abilities required include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Full job description available.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

< Must be a US citizen at least 21 years of age and possess a valid Missouri Driver’s License at time of appointment. (Cadets must be 21 years old at the time they take the Missouri Peace Officers Licensing Exam at completion of Academy.)

< Must successfully pass the following hiring process: Peer Board interview, Police Personnel Board interview, Chief’s interview, psychological test, polygraph, background investigation, physical fitness test, physical & drug screen, and weapons qualification.

APPLY ROLLA POLICE DEPARTMENT, 1007 N. ELM ST., ROLLA, MO 65401 OR ONLINE AT WWW.ROLLACITY.ORG.
PROCESS WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL POSITIONS ARE FILLED
RESUME REQUESTED
EOE/ADA

(Posted 02/16/24)


POLICE OFFICER
CRYSTAL CITY, MO

The Crystal City Police Department is conducting a hiring process for a Police Officer. Officers work 12-hour shifts allowing them off every other Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

STARTING SALARY RANGE: ($24.70 – $33.99 Hourly), ($53,944 – $74,234 Annually)
(Experience Recognized)

HIRING INCENTIVE:

  • Academy tuition reimbursement

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Must have a valid high school diploma or its equivalent
  • Must be a graduate of a Basic Law Enforcement Training Center
  • Must have passed the Missouri Peace Officer License Exam
  • Must pass a drug screening test
  • Must pass a psychological examination
  • Has no criminal history outlined in Section 590.080.1 and Sec􀆟on 590.100.1, RSMo

BENEFITS:

  • Paid health insurance
  • Paid vision insurance
  • Paid dental insurance
  • Paid vacation time
  • Paid personal time
  • Paid sick time
  • 13 paid holidays
  • LAGERS (L6) pension
  • Tui􀆟on assistance / reimbursement
  • Available comp time / overtime
  • Advanced training opportunities
  • Uniforms and equipment provided

TO APPLY:
Download and complete an electronic application on the Crystal City Police Department website: https://crystalcitymo.org/departments/police-department.html
Or; a paper copy may be picked up at the:

Crystal City Police Department
130 Mississippi Avenue
Crystal City, Missouri 63019
636-937-4601

Return applications to the address listed above. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The City of Crystal City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Posted 2/7/24)


POLICE DISPATCHER
CRYSTAL CITY, MO

The Crystal City Police Department is conducting a hiring process for a Police Dispatcher. Dispatchers work 12 hours shifts allowing them off every other Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

STARTING SALARY RANGE: ($18.68 – $26.83 Hourly), ($38,854 – $55,806 Annually)
(Experience Recognized)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must be a citizen of the United States
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must pass a criminal history and background check
  • Must pass a drug screening test
  • Must pass a psychological examination

BENEFITS:

  • Paid health insurance
  • Paid vision insurance
  • Paid dental insurance
  • Paid vacation time
  • Paid personal time
  • Paid sick time
  • 13 paid holidays
  • LAGERS (L6) pension
  • Tuition assistance / reimbursement
  • Available comp time / overtime

TO APPLY:
Download and complete an electronic application on the Crystal City Police Department website: https://crystalcitymo.org/departments/police-department.html
Or; a paper copy may be picked up at the:

Crystal City Police Department
130 Mississippi Avenue
Crystal City, Missouri 63019
636-937-4601

Return applications to the address listed above. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The City of Crystal City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Posted 2/7/24)


POLICE OFFICER – FULL-TIME
CITY OF CONCORDIA, MO

The City of Concordia is currently accepting applications for a full-time police officer position. The ideal candidate should have at least 2 years of experience as a police officer and be Missouri POST Certified.

The pay for the position can range from $16.26 hourly to $20.10 hourly based on experience and qualifications. In addition to competitive pay, the position also offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid employee health insurance, vision and dental benefits, paid vacation, sick and holiday time, LAGERS retirement plan, and uniforms and equipment furnished.

To be considered for the position, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Missouri POST Certified
  • Valid Missouri Driver’s License
  • No previous felony convictions or misdemeanors involving moral turpitude or domestic violence
  • Must pass background check, drug test, and physical
  • Minimum 2 years experience preferred

Successful candidate must be self-motivated and capable of working well with others as well as possessing good verbal, written, computer skills and interpersonal communication skills. Successful candidate must be willing to work nights and weekends.

Interested individuals may pick up an application at the Concordia City Hall or obtain one by calling the department at 660-463-2140, or by emailing the Chief of Police at: pmapes@concordiamo.org. You can also apply online at Concordiamo.org.

The City of Concordia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

(Posted 1/31/24)


POLICE OFFICER (NEW RECRUITS AND LATERALS)
SPRINGFIELD, MO

The Springfield Police Department is seeking to hire passionate new officers to make a positive impact in the Southwest Missouri area. Our department has one of the best training programs in the area, along with an abundance of diverse specialized units to experience, and an excellent benefits package.

Lateral Police Officer
As a Lateral hire, you will have a shortened 1-month academy to learn about Springfield’s specific policies and procedures. Read more about our Lateral Program go to https://gospd.com/lateral/.

Full range for Police Officer $51,916.80 – $80.516.80.  Staring pay is based on experience, training, and previous agency size.

Springfield Police Recruit
As a Springfield Police Recruit, you’ll have received quality training through the Academy to prepare you for the position of Police Officer. After graduating the Academy, you will start off in patrol, responding to emergency and non-emergency calls for service and promoting the safety of the public and of fellow police officers. You will be a proactive member of our Department, engaging in community-oriented policing, traffic enforcement, and on occasion, special detail. SPD is one of the best agencies in Missouri for specialized assignments and promotional opportunities. Learn more about becoming a Springfield Police Recruit at https://gospd.com/officer/.

Police Recruits start at $47,195 during the 6-month Academy.

Upon graduation, new Officers receive an automatic pay increase to $51,916.

Full range for Police Officer $51,916.80 – $80.516.80.

Selection Process
Applicants must successfully complete the following steps in the hiring process before being hired as a Springfield Police Recruit and go through our Police Academy. To learn about the hiring process here.

  • Written Exam
  • Physical Agility Test
  • Interview
  • Background Investigation
  • Drug Screen*
  • Polygraph*
  • Psychological Evaluation*
  • Medical Examination*

*These examinations are completed after a conditional job offer is accepted.

Testing Assistance
We offer testing assistance to help with costs incurred from traveling to participate in entry testing, follow-up testing, and post testing travel.

Relocation
We love welcoming new Officers to our wonderful community. To make things easier, we offer relocation reimbursement. This benefit is offered to both new Recruits and Lateral Officer candidates.

Qualifications

  • Must be a high school graduate or have a G.E.D.

AND

  • Must possess 30 semester hours from an accredited college or university;

OR

  • Class A POST certified peace officer or currently enrolled in a Class A POST program with successful passing of POST exam within six months of application deadline;

OR

  • Two years of active duty military service with an honorable discharge;

OR

  • Four years of honorable military service in national guard or armed forces reserves;

OR

  • Possess a Missouri Class B certification as a peace officer plus at least two years of full time law enforcement experience within the last 5 years;

OR

  • Two years experience as a Police Service Representative

OR

  • Two years of experience as a 911 dispatcher and/or telecommunicator

Police Officer (Lateral) Requirements

In addition to the requirements listed above, lateral candidates must possess the following:

  • A MO POST Class A license (if candidate does not possess a MO POST Class A license, but possesses law enforcement certification through another state, he/she may participate in the testing process while seeking reciprocity through MO POST)

AND

  • A minimum of two years full time sworn police experience in any state within the last five years. Police experience must include the primary duties of responding to calls for service, conducting preliminary and/or follow-up investigations of crimes, responding to traffic accidents and apprehending, detaining and arresting suspects.

For more information or to submit an application go to https://gospd.com/.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability and Vet

Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to testing or appointment.  Proof of United States Citizenship/Authorization to Work in The United States as established by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986 is a condition of employment.  Pre-employment drug testing is required.

(Posted 1/25/24)


SAFETY MANAGER (FULL-TIME)
ST. LOUIS, MO

We are seeking an experienced Safety Manager to join our Brightli / Preferred Family Healthcare team. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and managing the safety program across our organizations, ensuring that we maintain a healthy and safe environment for all staff, clients, and visitors. The ideal candidate will have excellent leadership and communication skills, with a strong background in safety management and a passion for creating a culture of safety excellence.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and monitor safety policies, procedures, and protocols to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  • Lead and manage the Hospitality Specialist team, providing guidance, coaching, and mentorship to promote professional growth and development.
  • Conduct regular safety audits and assessments to identify areas of improvement and recommend corrective actions to mitigate risks.
  • Create and deliver safety training programs to educate employees on best practices, accident prevention, and emergency response procedures.
  • Collaborate with department heads and staff to identify and address safety concerns and hazards, and facilitate resolutions.
  • Coordinate and lead safety meetings, track progress, and maintain records of all safety-related activities.
  • Serve as the chair of the Safety Committee and represent the organization on health and safety matters with external agencies and stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive safety documentation, including operational guidelines, safety drills, facility surveys, and environmental checklists.
  • Provide timely and effective responses to safety incidents, conduct investigations, and recommend disciplinary action when necessary.
  • Foster a safety-first culture by promoting open communication, accountability, and continuous improvement.

Core Traits for Success

  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Service-oriented approach with a focus on customer satisfaction
  • Empathetic and understanding demeanor
  • Active listening and problem-solving skills
  • Dependability, motivation, adaptability, and integrity
  • Supportive and impartial attitude towards colleagues and clients
  • Compassion and commitment to creating a safe and healthy work environment

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • At least 8 years of relevant experience in safety management, preferably in a healthcare or related field
  • Proven leadership and supervisory experience
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with safety regulations and industry standards
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to read, interpret, and apply safety-related documents and instructions
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders, including employees, clients, and external agencies
  • Basic math skills, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and working with fractions and decimals
  • Ability to establish effective relationships through phone and personal contact
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record (if applicable)

Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to stand, walk, and occasionally sit
  • Frequent use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects or controls
  • Reach with hands and arms; talk or hear
  • Occasional requirement to walk and run up and down stairs
  • Specific vision abilities, including close vision, distance vision, and adjusting focus

Work Environment

  • Moderate noise level in the work environment
  • Work indoors and outdoors, under various weather conditions

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunities for career advancement within a growing organization
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • A dynamic and supportive work environment that values work-life balance
  • Recognition and rewards for outstanding performance and contributions to the organization

If you are a dedicated safety professional looking to make a meaningful impact in a behavioral healthcare organization, this could be the perfect opportunity for you to shine while being an integral part of our mission to save lives. We look forward to hearing from you!  Please submit your resume and cover letter to:  pfwilliams@springfieldmo.gov

(Posted 01/23/24)


SAFETY DIRECTOR/SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER
CITY OF PERRYVILLE, MO

The Perryville Police Department is accepting applications for employment for the position of Safety Director/School Resource Officer. This position is responsible for ensuring continuing professional development in child and adolescent development, conflict resolution and diversion strategies, de-escalation tactics, trauma informed practices, diversity, equity, and inclusion, behavioral health and any other training required within the Perry County Public School system.

Position requirements include, but are not limited to:

Preference will be given to applicants with the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Proven experience working effectively with youth
  • Demonstrated commitment to de-escalation, diversion, and/or restorative justice, and an understanding of crime prevention, problem-solving, and community policing in a school setting
  • Knowledge of school safety planning and technology
  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to engage in outreach to the community
  • Knowledge of school and community resources

The City of Perryville reserves the right to notify only those individuals selected for an interview as to the status of their application for employment.

The City of Perryville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Posted: 01/23/24)


POLICE OFFICER
CITY OF WEST BRANSON, MO

The City of Branson West is currently seeking qualified men and women for the position(s) of Police Officer. Job description and application available by contacting the Police Department at 417-272-3400 or by emailing the Police Clerk at PAPDclerk@BransonWestMo.gov.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Entry wage for police officers is $21.00 per hour ($43,680.00 annually). Branson West Police Officers work 4/10-hour days (when staffing allows), holidays and weekends.
  • Health insurance is available through the City of Branson West. The city pays the employee’s premium and 72.5% of dependent coverage.
  • Dental Insurance is available for all full-time employees and their dependents. The city pays the employee’s premium and 72.5% of dependent premiums.
  • A vision plan is available for all full-time employees and their dependents. The city pays the employee’s premium and 72.5% of dependent premiums.
  • The City of Branson West provides life insurance for full-time employees and their dependents: employee – $20,000 with option for more at employees’ expense.
  • Vacation: 1 year – 1 week, 2-9 years – 2 weeks, 9-14 years – 3 weeks, 15+ years – 4 weeks.
  • Paid Holidays: 14 holidays per year
  • Personal Day: 2 days per year
  • Sick Leave: 96 hours per year (earned at 8 hours per month).
  • Retirement system (LAGERS): Employee contribution calculated at 4% of employee’s wages. The City also contributes to the retirement fund at variable rates. Employee is vested after 5 years of service.
  • City of Branson West provides all uniforms and equipment except footwear.
  • Optional Benefits: Deferred compensation plans and accident, cancer, and critical care/cancer plans are available.

To qualify for a position with the Branson West Police Department, an applicant must meet the following criteria.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years of age at the time of appointment.
  • Must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of Missouri at the time of appointment.
  • Must be of good character, with no felony convictions, pending indictments, or certain misdemeanor offenses including any involving aggressive or violent behavior (i.e. domestic violence, criminal assault, etc.) disregard for the safety of others, or misuse of deadly weapons.
  • Must possess a valid Missouri Driver’s License at the time of appointment.
  • Must be Missouri POST certified to apply with a Class A certification at the time of appointment. There is no local residency requirement.

LATERAL/CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER POSITION
LEE’S SUMMITT, MO

Description

Police Officers are under the supervision of a shift or unit supervisor. The position requires consistent attention and commitment to the Lee’s Summit Police Department’s mission, goal and objectives. Primary responsibility is for enforcement of laws, statutes and ordinances to provide public safety and order to the community at large. Applicants wishing to apply via this job opening must hold a current, valid Missouri P.O.S.T. Class A law enforcement license or the ability to transfer an out of state law enforcement license to Missouri. Police Officers with P.O.S.T. Class A Certification/experience can make a lateral entry into the compensation plan based on years of experience. The compensation chart is linked below. https://cityofls.net/police-department/department-operations/employment/salary-and-benefits

Requirements

Law enforcement licensing through Missouri Police Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Must posses a current Missouri P.O.S.T. Class A Peace Officer License Must be able to transfer equivalent credentials from another state Minimum education requirement is a high school diploma or general equivalency degree. Must be a United States citizen. Must have a Valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License or ability to obtain a Valid Operator’s License immediately following date of hire as defined by resident state regulations; Department Motorcycle Operators must have a Valid Motorcycle Operator’s License, and a credible driving record. No felony convictions or commission of or participation in any Felony crime, whether detected or not. No on-going or repetitious history of committing or participating in Misdemeanor crimes, whether detected or not. Must be credible witness in court. Ability to perform the essential job functions. Must pass required testing.

Benefits / Salary

For a full listing of benefits, please visit our benefits and salary page at: https://cityofls.net/police-department/department-operations/employment/salary-and-benefits

Starting salary for certified officers ranges from $50,394 to $60,575 dependent on years of sworn law enforcement experience.

For more information or to speak with a recruiter, please visit our website at www.lspdjobs.net


POLICE OFFICER POSITION OPENING
MILAN, MISSOURI

The City of Milan, Missouri, is seeking qualified individuals for the position of Full-Time, or Part Time Police Officer’s. Full time employees receive 100 % paid health insurance, including dependents. Retirement LAGERS L3.

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, be at least 21 years of age, be Missouri POST certified/licensed, and have at least a high school diploma or G.E.D.

The successful applicant must pass all physical, psychological, and other tests re-quired by all laws and common for a Police Officer in the State of Missouri. A complete background check, physical, and pre-employment drug screening will be required.

Send cover letter and resume via mail or email attachment, City of Milan, P.O. 247, 212 E. 2nd Street, Milan, MO 63556 Milanpd@milanmo.gov , and/or contact Chief Gail Hayes for more details and/or with questions.

The City of Milan is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)