LE Employment Opportunity Listings

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

*NOTE: Must provide Job Expire Date.

Normandy – Police Officer

Please click on the link below for more information!

NPD Job Posting 6-2019

(Post Date: June 18, 2019) (Post expires: July 31, 2019)

Police Officer – Arnold

Police Officer

Full-time job

The City of Arnold Police Department is now interviewing qualified men and women for immediate openings for a Police Officer.

The City of Arnold is the largest municipality in Jefferson County, Missouri. The Police Department continues to increase in personnel, as the area rapidly increases in population. The men and women of the Arnold Police Department provide many services to the community. Among these are investigative, traffic, canine, patrol, community relations, school resource officer, business resource officers, crime suppression unit, narcotics investigations, community policing, and problem solving.


  • Excellent Starting Salary of $50,904 – $53,965, Depending on Education. Top Out Pay of $71,278 – $75,584.
    • Tuition Assistance/Reimbursement
    • Dental Plan Available
    • Paid Group Health Insurance
    • Uniform and Firearm Provided
    • Excellent Vacation Plan
    • Life Insurance
    • 12 Paid Holidays
    • State-of-the-Art Police Facility
    • State-of-the-Art Equipment


    • 21 Years of Age
    • United States Citizen
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent – Higher Education Preferred But Not Required
    • No Criminal Record
    • Valid Missouri Driver’s License
    • Good Moral Character
    • Graduate of a 640-hour POST Certified Police Academy
    • Pass the Following:
    – Written Test
    – Oral Interview
    – Background Investigation
    – Polygraph / CVSA Examination
    – Psychiatric Examination
    – Medical Examination

    To Apply

    Applications are available at the City of Arnold Police Department or online at ArnoldMO.org (search term “police application”) and should be returned to:

    City of Arnold Police Department
    Attention: Administrative Assistant to the Chief
    2101 Jeffco Blvd.
    Arnold, MO 63010

    OR email completed form to: rrobinson@arnoldmo.org

For additional information, call 636-296-3204.

The City of Arnold is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not engage in practices which exclude any person for employment or employment opportunity on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, military status, lawful political affiliation of handicap.

2101 Jeffco Blvd
Arnold, MO 63010-2742

(Post Date: June 12, 2019) (Post expires: July 26, 2019)

Police Officer – Versailles

Full-time position available, $14.50 per hour. Paid benefits include health, dental and life. All uniforms and equipment are provided. 401k with match available after one year of service.

Must be POST certified or near completion of academy training. Must have a valid drivers license. Apply at Versailles Police Department

104 North Fisher Versailles, MO 65084. Email at versaillespd@cityofversailles.net. Call 573-378-4634.

(Post Date: June 10, 2019) (Post expires: August 1, 2019)

Patrol Deputy for Caldwell County Sheriff Office

The Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff for the Road Patrol Unit. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled Applications may be obtained from the Caldwell County Sheriffs Office located at 54 North Franklin, Kingston Missouri 6650. Contact Sheriff Jerry Galloway or Major Mitch Allen at 816-586-2681.

Minimum Employment Requirements:

– Possess a current P.O.S.T. license.

– Valid Missouri Driver’s License

– Must have a High School diploma/GED

– Must be able to pass a detailed background check

– Criminal History

– Motor vehicle record check

– Drug Screen Test

– Must be flexible with scheduling and willing to work any shift times, weekends and holidays.12hour shifts every other Friday, Saturday and Sunday off.

– Complete a probationary period.

– Successfully complete a Field Training program. (reduced time for experienced officers)

– Have typing/computer skills, excellent communications ability, ability to handle stressful situations and able to multitask.

– Benefits including insurance, L.A.G.E.R.S. and C.E.R.F. retirement, sick leave and vacation are offered.

– ASSigned take home vehicle if you reside in Caldwell County

– Uniforms and equipment

-Starting Salary $ $30,000 a year for non experienced officers.




(Post Date: May 31, 2019) (Post expires: July 31, 2019)

Police Officer – Sedalia

Salary:  $36,692.00 annually

Job Summary: To enforce local, state and federal laws, while providing police services to the public for the purpose of maintaining public order and safety.

Benefits:  Uniforms and equipment, accrued vacation and sick leave, overtime and compensatory time, paid holidays, insurance coverage, retirement program, education assistance program, continuing education.

Minimum Qualifications:  High school diploma or GED; US citizen, 21 year of age or within 6 months; no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions, valid driver’s license; and be subject to random drug screen.  Must have one of the following:  30 college credit hours, or current POST Certification or enrolled in a Basic 600 hour academy, or Missouri Department of Corrections certification with 2 years’ experience, or minimum 2 years military experience which is either currently active or separation less than 3 years, or a current employee of the City of Sedalia with at least 5 years of experience.

You may obtain a Police Department Application and Personal History Statement (Part 1 only) by contacting the Personnel Department Office, 200 South Osage, Sedalia, MO 65301, (660) 827-3000 or at www.cityofsedalia.com under employment.  Completed documents must be received by the noon deadline of Monday, June 24, 2019.  They can be returned to the Sedalia Police Department, 300 W 3rd Street, Sedalia, MO 65301 or emailed to sgoff@sedaliapolice.com.

(Post expires, Monday, June 24, 2019, noon.)

(Post Date: May 29, 2019) (Post expires: June 24, 2019)

La Grange Police Department – Full Time Police Officer

The La Grange Police Department, a progressive law enforcement agency, is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer.

Minimum Qualifications are as follows:

At least twenty-one years of age.

High School Diploma or GED.

Must possess a valid class A or B Missouri Peace Officer License or current enrollment in a police academy.

Valid Driver’s License

Salary and benefits are as follows:

Officers are paid Bi-Weekly with a Starting salary $32,760 a year which will increase to $33,852 upon successful completion of probation period. The city of La Grange also offers paid overtime and holiday pay. Holiday pay is dispersed twice per year in May and December for a total of approximately $2418.

All department uniforms and equipment will be issued to officer.

The City of La Grange offers comprehensive benefits packages including paid vacation, paid sick leave, and health, dental, vision programs.

LAGERS retirement provided to the employee by the City of La Grange.

Apple I phone provided by the City of La Grange.

Officers work 12 hour shifts with every other weekend off.

How to Apply

Applications can be picked up at 118 South Main St, City Hall or call (573) 655-4301.

Employment applications can also be downloaded from the city’s website www.cityoflagrangemo.gov.

You may return your application with resume and cover letter by email to: Chief Carl Knoche: cknoche@cityoflagrangemo.gov or in person to the La Grange Police Department at 204 W. Washington Street.

(Post Date: May 28, 2019) (Post expires: July 1, 2019)

Police Officer – Gladstone



DEPARTMENT: Public Safety, City of Gladstone

Pay: Starting annualized salary $40,472 – $60,900 + Benefits
APPLY ONLINE AT:   https://www.gladstone.mo.us/hr/position-details.php?id=54

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for protecting life and property and enforcing laws.


  • Performs traffic direction and control at special events; enforces traffic law violations; investigates traffic accidents and produces data to identify high crash and high violation areas.
  • Maintains the Alco Sensor IV breath alcohol instrument as assigned; provides written records of the instrument’s maintenance to the Department of Health.
  • Prepares required reports for accidents, arrests, and other incidents.
  • Conducts public and department education by making public appearances as requested.
  • Answers calls for service; makes arrests; transports prisoners; serves warrants; patrols business and residential areas.
  • Performs documentation; prepares paperwork; conducts follow-up investigations; packages and logs evidence; books and bonds prisoners.
  • Maintains equipment, vehicle, and uniform.
  • Performs community policing activities.
  • Inspects residents for wanted parties.
  • Provides ATM escort for banks.
  • Distributes inmate meals and provides inmate transport.
  • Serves as School Resource Officer as assigned.
  • Testifies in court.
  • Serves as DARE Officer and/or coordinates DARE program as assigned.
  • Participates in or coordinates department training activities.
  • Assists in maintaining accreditation files.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, statutes, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of the criminal justice system.
  • Knowledge of standard investigation techniques.
  • Skill in the operation of vehicles and specialized equipment.
  • Skill in self-defense techniques and the operation of firearms.
  • Skill in performing criminal investigations.
  • Skill in the use of computers and various software programs.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The Police Sergeant or Corporal assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.

GUIDELINES: Guidelines include department general orders, POST guidelines, standard operating procedures, applicable federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, statutes and department rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

COMPLEXITY: The work consists of related duties connected to protecting life and property and enforcing laws. Personnel shortages and the need to perform tasks in life-threatening situations contribute to the complexity of the position.

SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position is to protect life and property and to enforce laws. Successful performance helps ensure the safety of citizens and property.

PERSONAL CONTACTS: Contacts are typically with co-workers, representatives of other city departments, medical personnel, school personnel, lawyers, court personnel, victims, witnesses, suspects, inmates, and the general public.

PURPOSE OF CONTACTS: Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, arrest offenders, issue citations, and interrogate persons.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, running, jumping, bending, or crouching. The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and distinguishes between shades of color. The employee must be able to apply force and dexterity required to apprehend suspects.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is typically performed in an office, library, computer room, police vehicle or outdoors. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, irritating chemicals, violent and cold or inclement weather. The employee may also be exposed to dangerous and life-threatening situations. The work requires the use of protective devices such as firearms and protective clothing.



  • Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. Two years of college or military experience preferred.
  • Missouri POST certification.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Missouri for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
  • Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the Police Standards and Training Council for the State of Missouri.
  • Additional training required after hire.

POSITION DETAILS:   P.O.S.T. continuing education provided; 12 hour shifts with every other weekend a 3 day weekend; uniforms and cleaning provided; paid retirement, vacation, sick leave, holidays; 50% college tuition reimbursement. Positions open until filled. For consideration please submit application using the link below. NO RESUMES ACCEPTED. This is a drug free workplace. EOE.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:   Must be 21 Years of Age, possess a valid driver’s license and at least one of the following:

  • Five years full-time experience in law enforcement with a Missouri Class B Certification
  • Missouri Class A Certification
  • Possess a four-year degree from an accredited university or college
  • Two years of active duty Military Service.

QUESTIONS CONTACT: Katherine Roberts   816-423-4025   katheriner@gladstone.mo.us

Post closes 08/31/2019.

(Post Date: May 15, 2019) (Post expires: August 31, 2019)

Police Officer – Wright City

The Wright City Police Department is accepting applications to fill immediate positions within the Patrol Division.

Salary & Benefits of Employment


  • Full time Officer $44,460
  • Overtime Compensation
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits
  • Dependent Insurance Available
  • LAGERS Retirement Fund
  • Paid Vacation Leave
  • Paid Sick/Personal Leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Scheduling Flexibility
  • Ongoing Continuing Education training
  • Uniforms provided by Department
  • All Equipment Provided by Department
  • Assigned Take Home Patrol Car when eligible & vehicles available


Wright City is a semi-rural community spanning 6 square miles, located approximately 45 miles west of Saint Louis along Interstate 70. According to the 2010 census data, Warren County is currently the third fastest growing county in the State of Missouri with a population of 32,753. The City of Wright City holds approximately 4,000 residents. The Police Department employs 22 individuals to include records, patrol, part time patrol, Criminal Investigation Division and admin staff. Career advancement is possible within department divisions and assignments such as patrol, detective bureau, records, public relations, K-9 and special operations.

Applicants must be POST certified prior to being hired but can apply and test while still attending the police academy. Test scores will be maintained on an eligibility list for future openings for a period of six months.

Application instructions and forms can be picked up at the Police Department or by visiting our website at www.wcpd-mo.org.

(Post Date: April 30, 2019) (Post expires: June 28, 2019)

Part-Time Dispatcher – Kirkwood

Click on link below for more information!

Dispatcher PT 04.19 (5)

(Post Date: April 22, 2019) (Post expires: June 21, 2019)

Police Officer – Boonville

Police Officer: The Boonville Police Department has an immediate opening for police officer. Applicants must be in good health and be able to successfully complete a high-level training program. Must be 21 years of age and be P.O.S.T. certified or currently in a training academy. Starting Salary is $31,611.84. The City of Boonville provides an excellent benefit package which includes paid vacation, sick leave, group health, life insurance and fully paid retirement plan.  Patrol Officers work 12-Hour shifts with every other weekend off. Applicants will be subject to written examination, physical fitness testing, Pre-employment physical, and drug screening at the discretion of the city.  For further information contact the Boonville Police Department 401 East Morgan Street Boonville, Mo. 65233 or email Chief Bobby Welliver at bwelliver@boonville-mo.org

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

For Application please copy and paste the following link:


(Post Date: March 29, 2019) (Post expires: June 28, 2019)

Police Officer – Centralia

Responsibilities: Maintain law and order by performing duties, including but not limited to; processing citizen complaints, documenting and writing reports on law violations, transporting prisoners, and overall general law enforcement in the City of Centralia.

Working Hours: Evenings, Nights, Weekends

Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent; must be 21 years of age or older at time of hire; applicant must not have any felony convictions; must not have other criminal convictions within the last 5 years, excluding traffic violations; must possess a valid Operator’s license at time of application and a valid Missouri Operator’s license at time of appointment; must possess a valid Missouri Peace Officer License and be in good standing.  Applicants must be able to meet the strenuous physical demands of law enforcement activities which include, at a minimum, the ability to engage in foot pursuits, to make forcible arrests, and to operate law enforcement equipment, including firearms. No marijuana use or possession in the past 5 years, and no other illegal drug use or possession in the past 10 years. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.

Starting Hourly Pay: $14.45 per hour.

Deadline for Application: Applications will be accepted until the position(s) filled.

Obtain an application online or from City Clerk, City of Centralia, 114 S. Rollins, Centralia, MO 65240.  Full time benefits include 100% City paid medical, dental, vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, and Lagers for the employee. Equipment is also provided for both full and part time employees.

(Post Date: March 26, 2019) (Post expires: June 26, 2019)

Police Officer – Marceline

The City of Marceline is accepting applications for a full time police officer.  Applicants must be twenty one (21) years of age, POST certified and have a high school diploma or GED.  Applicants should have knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, the democratic political process, common safety rules, regulations, procedures and practices to include effective restraint techniques, basic first aid and CPR.  Desired applicant will have strong communication, listening, public relations, and organizational skills.  Starting Salary is $14.00 per hour with a competitive benefits package.

Applications and job descriptions are available at Marceline City Hall or online at www.marcelinemo.us.   Please submit applications/resumes to Police Chief Bob Donelson by mail at Marceline City Hall, 116 N Main St USA, Marceline, MO 64658 or by email at robert.donelson@marcelinemo.us.

This position will remain open until filled.  The City of Marceline is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  The City Of Marceline reserves the right to accept/reject any applications.


(Post Date: March 21, 2019) (Post expires: June 21, 2019)

Police Officer – Lebanon

Salary range for Police Officer I is $15.973-$19.297 and range for Police Officer II is $17.570-$21.227.

Job Description

City of Lebanon

Position Title:              Police Officer                           Position/Category: Regular/Full –time

Working Title:            Police Officer I & II                  FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Supervisor:                 Police Sergeant                         Department: Police

Grade:                        8 – 9                                         Bargaining Unit Eligible: Yes

General Purpose:

Provides law enforcement services to serve and protect the community that include but are not limited to patrols the city, responds to calls for service, conducts criminal investigations, generates and completes original incident reports, arrests violators and testifies in court proceedings.


Under the general direction and supervision of the shift supervisor.

Description of Work:

Essential Functions:

  1. Responds to radio dispatched calls for service in accordance to departmental policies and procedures.
  2. Reads, interprets, and enforces federal and state laws as well as municipal ordinances; ensures property security and provides public service.
  3. Applies community-oriented neighborhood policing techniques regarding dispute mediation, conflict resolution, and analysis of neighborhood problems, behavior management, and crime prevention.
  4. Conducts preliminary and follow-up investigations of crimes and traffic incidents, interviews witnesses, collects and preserves evidence.
  5. Arrests, detains, and apprehends a variety of suspects by use of necessary physical means.
  6. Pursues suspects on foot involving running, climbing, jumping, and maneuvering under, over, and around obstacles.
  7. Performs self-initiated activities such as traffic stops and citizen contacts.
  8. Monitors and directs traffic and crowd control activities and intervenes to preserve the peace.
  9. Administers breathalyzer tests on suspected intoxicated persons in compliance with statues and ordinances.
  10. Cares for injured and administers basic emergency medical aid.
  11. Operates police department vehicles and equipment including automobiles and motorcycles as well as other specialized equipment such as mobile computer terminals.
  12. Prepares and prepares clear and accurate criminal incident reports in a timely manner.
  13. Observes, retains, and recalls people, places, and situations in detail.
  14. Testifies in court when required.


Important Functions:

  1. Identifies and reports maintenance needs of assigned equipment.
  2. Conducts police, safety, and drug education programs requiring personal presentations to various groups, schools, radio, and television audiences.
  3. Provides training to other law enforcement officers.
  4. Performs duties requiring covert activities.
  5. Operates other equipment such as radar detection devices, video equipment, copiers, camera, etc.
  6. Demonstrates creativity regarding police related problems.
  7. Initiates citizen contact using community-oriented philosophy.
  8. Attends conferences, seminars, workshops, and other training for professional development purposes.

Performs related work as required.

Qualification Requirements:

Any combination education, training, and experience providing the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.


Police Officer I – Principles relating to behavior sciences, report writing methods; communication techniques; and equipment involved in police work; applicable federal, state, and local laws; and community oriented policing techniques.

Police Officer II – Prior direct field practices using principles relating to behavior sciences, report writing methods; communication techniques; and equipment involved in police work; applicable federal, state, and local laws; community oriented policing techniques; and a minimum of two (2) instructional training certifications in a police field of expertise that is unique and enhances the department.


Successfully complete intensive training course in the principles and methodologies of law enforcement; memorize, retain, and recall information; follow oral and written instructions including interpreting and enforcing laws and ordinances; observe situations analytically and objectively and report them clearly and completely; maintain peace and order during potentially violent disruptive situation; possess appropriate judgment to react quickly and calmly under stress and when daily decision; utilize computer hardware and software systems as required by job assignment; communicate and work effectively with co-workers, supervisors and citizens; render creditable testimony in a court of law; utilize police equipment and protective clothing in a manner consistent with safety principles; follow oral and written instructions; possess a high degree of integrity, strong work ethic and ability to work with minimal supervision; communicate effectively as a member of a team and carrying out the City’s stated mission and philosophy; present an overall professional image; deal courteously but firmly in a professional manner with the general public; perform essential functions of the job without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of others.


Experience, Education, and Training

Police Officer I – Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent plus be a graduate from an authorized state basic law enforcement training academy or a minimum of two (2) years active duty military service with an honorable discharge will also be considered.

Police Officer II – Minimum requirements include an associate degree from an accredited college or university in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Psychology, Sociology or related field with a minimum of ten (10) years of previous law enforcement experience; or three (3) years as a Sergeant in good standing with a previous civilian Law Enforcement Agency.

Working Environment

Both indoor and outdoor environments with may involved a variety of extreme weather conditions; often confined to vehicle or other small places for long periods of time; may be subjected to poor lighting and ventilation when completing tasks such as building searches, stakeouts, etc.; possible exposure to mechanical, electrical, chemical, and toxic waste hazards as well as strong odors, fumes, and disease when responding to calls for service; subject to life threatening conditions and situations associated with law enforcement activities.

Physical Requirements

Vision correctable to 20/40 and be able to recognize the color of traffic signals and devices showing red, green, and amber.  Routinely performs walking, twisting, bending, squatting, stooping, climbing, kneeling, jumping, running, fighting, and wrestling; reaching from ground level to overhead; push and pull, lift and carry up to approximately 180 pounds; and hold and grip objects.  Subject to prolong walking, sitting, or standing.  Possesses ability to operate a computer keyboard and/or mouse.


Police Officer I – Must possess a valid Missouri Vehicle Operator’s License; and must pass state exam and meet P.O.S.T. requirements (Class A Peace Officer License).

Police Officer II – A minimum of two (2) additional training certifications that is unique and enhances the capabilities of the department such as Field Training Officer, Radar Instructor, Firearms Instructor, Taser Instructor, or CPR/First Aid Instructor.

Miscellaneous Requirements

Must be 21 years of age in order to be commissioned and must establish residency within an area whereas response time to emergency call to the City of Lebanon shall not exceed one hour; must be a U.S. citizen; must be able to successfully complete an intense background investigation, truth verification examination, and pre-employment drug test; must submit to periodic drug testing as required by applicable law.  Be of good moral character, with no felony convictions or crime involving moral turpitude, no 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 the misuse of deadly weapons.  Position is subject to working a variety of shifts including evenings, weekends, and holidays due to 24-hour/7 days a week departmental operation.  Subject to emergency call-in.

Police Department Policy Requirements

TATTOOS:  No objectionable tattoos on arms above the wrist that would be visible in LPD’s duty short sleeve uniform, no tattoos on the head, face, neck, or hands. FACIAL HAIR:  If a mustache is worn, it will be kept neatly trimmed. No portion extending beyond the corners of the mouth will fall below a line parallel with the bottom of the lower lip. No handlebar mustaches will be allowed. Sideburns shall not extend below the ear lobes and shall not extend into the cheek area that resembles “pork chop” appearance. Full beards and/or goatees will not be worn by officers or civilian employees.


(Post Date: January 31, 2019) (Post expires: June 28, 2019)
1001 East High Street Jefferson City, Missouri 65101 Phone: (573) 636-5444
1001 East High Street Jefferson City, Missouri 65101 Phone: (573) 636-5444