LE Employment Opportunity Listings

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

*NOTE: Must provide Job Expire Date.

POLICE OFFICER – Battlefield, MO

The Battlefield Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.
Entry level salary: $16.00 per hour

Upon completion of 90-day probation period, assigned patrol vehicle may be used to travel to and from work.
All uniforms and equipment provided.
Full benefits package
General Requirements:
 United States Citizen
 Graduated from a state recognized high school or has a G.E.D. equivalency
 At least 21 years of age at the time of employment
 POST A license – current and in good standing
 Pass a background investigation with no felony convictions and no misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude or a history of repeated offenses
 Pass a drug screening test
 Have a valid Missouri Driver’s License with a good driving record

Applications may be printed from www.battlefieldmo.gov . Paper copies are available at Battlefield City Hall, 5434 S. Tower Drive Battlefield, MO.
Deadline to submit applications 5:00 PM October 16, 2020

(Post Date: September 16, 2020) (Post expires: October 16, 2020)



Normandy is now hiring for an indeterminate number of police officers

The Normandy Police Department is always accepting applicants for the position of Police Officer. Solicited applications are kept on file for a year and unsolicited applications are kept for six months. Must have Class “A” P.O.S.T. certification, or be within 60 days of graduation from an accredited Police Academy. Applications are available at City Hall; 7700 Natural Bridge Road

How to Apply

Simply fill out the short application below. Once filled out save the file to your computer and then send it in email to policedepartmentapplications@cityofnormandy.gov or drop off /mail to:

Normandy Police Department
7700 Natural Bridge Road
Normandy, MO 63121
Attn: Employment

Click here to start your application today!

Learn more about Employee Benefits by clicking here.

Are you considering a career in law enforcement? Consider contacting any of these academies:

Jefferson College Law Enforcement Academy

St. Louis County and Municipal Police Academy

Eastern Missouri Police Academy

(Post Date: September 14, 2020) (Post expires: December 1, 2020)

POLICE OFFICER – Eureka Police Department

Police Officer – Eureka Police Department

City of Eureka, Missouri – Police Officer The City of Eureka, Missouri (population approximately 13,000) is accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer. There is no application deadline, and interviews will be conducted periodically until the position is filled. Application and job description available at Eureka Police Dept., 120 City Hall Dr., Eureka, MO and on the City’s website (www.eureka.mo.us). Must have Missouri P.O.S.T. license Starting salary is $50,500.00, plus excellent benefits. For additional information, call 636-938-6600 (Relay Missouri: 1-800-735-2966). The City of Eureka is an EOE/ADA employer.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  Starting salary is $50,500.00.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Must have Missouri P.O.S.T. license

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:  There is no application deadline, and interviews will be conducted periodically until the position is filled. Application and job description available at Eureka Police Dept., 120 City Hall Dr., Eureka, MO and on the City’s website (www.eureka.mo.us).

CLOSING DATE:  12/31/2020



(Post Date: September 8, 2020) (Post expires: December 31, 2020)

CAREER OPPORTUNITY – Moscow Mills Police Department

Career Opportunity

The Moscow Mills Police Department is seeking bright, dependable, motivated, physically fit and ethical individuals willing to provide a professional level of police services to our community.

Testing & Selection

The testing procedures may include one or more of the following; evaluation of experience and training, oral interview, written examinations, performance examinations, physical ability testing, physical examination, drug testing, and an intensive background investigation.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: High School diploma or equivalency (GED) / MO POST Certified by
  • Age Limit: Must be 21 years of age by date of
  • Valid Driver’s License: Must possess a valid driver’s
  • Citizenship: Must be a United States

Annual Salary & Benefits

 tarting Salary: $40,324 (Base Pay + Holiday pay) for licensed Missouri police officer applicants. Retirement: LAGERS

Insurance: First Class Health Insurance Paid Vacation

Paid Sick Leave

Holiday Pay: Each officer receives pay for 11 holidays each year.

Personal Leave: After employees have completed their probationary period, an employee may accrue up to 4 additional days of personal time per fiscal year with pay for personal business.

Uniforms and Equipment:

The Department furnishes all necessary uniforms and equipment.

Applications can be found on the City website: moscowmillsmo.com/employment-opportunities/ Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on September 21, 2020

(The City of Moscow Mills is an equal opportunity employer)

(Post Date: September 8, 2020) (Post expires: November 30, 2020)

POLICE OFFICER – Macon, Missouri

Now Hiring Flyer for Police Officer(1)   


Applicants Must: Benefits Include:

• Be a United States citizen
• Be at least 21 years old
• Possess a valid Missouri driver’s license
• Missouri POST certification
• Pass a comprehensive background check

• Salary of $29,500 – $37,000
• Paid vacation, sick, and personal leave
• 11 paid holidays
• Attractive City Paid Health-Care Package
◦ Dependent Benefits Available
• L.A.G.E.R.S Retirement Program

• Department issued uniform, equipment, and firearm providedApplications may be downloaded at http://www.cityofmacon- mo.com/images/PDFs/Employment-Application-2017.pdf or picked up during regular business hours at the Macon Police Department or Macon City Hall. Applications maybe returned to the Macon City Hall.

(Post Date: September 2, 2020) (Post expires: September 30, 2020)

POLICE CHIEF – Wellsville, MO

Accepting Applications for Police Chief

Due to the upcoming retirement of the Police Chief; The City of Wellsville, Missouri, population 1200 is accepting applications and resumes for the position of Police Chief.  Wellsville is located in east central Missouri, approximately 45 minutes from Mark Twain Lake and one hour from Columbia & St. Charles respectively.

The successful candidate should be a minimum of 30 years of age, with a minimum of 10 years of law enforcement experience, possess a current Missouri POST Certification in good standing, law enforcement experience with management and or supervisory track record is desired.  The chief of police will perform all the duties of a patrol officer in addition to the management of police department.  Management of the department includes but is not limited to; scheduling, payroll preparation, review of criminal and traffic offense reports, public relations, code enforcement and other duties as required by the position.

Chief of Police is under the general direction of the mayor and board of aldermen.  The salary is negotiable based on qualifications and experience; an extensive background check will be conducted.

Applications can be obtained by contacting the City of Wellsville, 200 West Hudson St., Wellsville, MO 63384 (573) 684-2323 or emailing contact information to:  wellspd@hotmail.com.  Applicants should include a detailed resume when submitting their application.  Applications and resumes are due on or before 4 pm Thursday October 15, 2020

(Post Date: September 1, 2020) (Post expires: October 15, 2020)


HIRING – Police Officer – Sedalia                                                                                 

Salary:  $39,994.00 annually, with potential hiring incentive for current POST Certified.

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 Class A 600 hour or higher 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.

To apply:

You must submit an application – police and a Personal History Statement – Part 1.

Completed documents must be received by the noon deadline of Monday, September 28, 2020.  They can be returned to the Sedalia Police Department, 300 W 3rd Street, Sedalia, MO 65301 or emailed to sgoff@sedaliapolice.com.

Application and Personal History statements can be obtained at: http://ci.sedalia.mo.us/content/11298/11390/default.aspx

Actual test date:  Saturday, October 3, 2020.

(Post expires, Monday, September 28, 2020, noon)



(Post Date: September 1, 2020) (Post expires: September 28, 2020)

POLICE CHIEF – City of Oak Grove, MO

Chief of Police 

City of Oak Grove, Missouri

August 26, 2020


Due to the pending retirement, the City of Oak Grove, MO. (population 8,500) is inviting dynamic and qualified law enforcement professionals to submit resumes for the position of Chief of Police.  The desire is to find a person who has a demonstrated experience in innovative leadership in the field of law enforcement.  The Oak Grove Police Department has the reputation as a highly skilled department with a staff who has earned respect and fortified productive partnerships with a rapidly growing community.  The new Chief of Police will be responsible for leading a department in a community that expects a high level of service and engagement.  This position is responsible for managing the city’s public safety services including compliance with all applicable state/federal laws and city ordinances, supervision of administrative policies and personnel, and formulation of departmental goals and training.  Additional community information can be found at fwww.cityofoakgrove.com


The Police Chief is appointed by the Board of Aldermen and reports directly to the City Administrator.  The ideal candidate must be a strong leader who can effectively work with other department directors and the governing body in a cooperative fashion to provide the best community service possible.  Oak Grove’s Police Chief is expected to actively interact with staff at all levels by actively engaging them, building a level of confidence and trusting them to manage incidents.

This position of Chief requires someone highly responsible, administrative competent, and capable of performing technical work as commanding officer of municipal police services. The work involves responsibility for the effective and efficient operation of the Oak Grove Police Department and for planning, organizing, evaluating, and directing its activities; assuring that law and order are maintained, that laws and ordinances are enforced; and that measures are implemented to prevent crimes and to protect lives and property.


  • A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Criminal Justice, Police Administration, or Public Administration from an accredited college or university.
  • At least 10 years of experience in police operations and 5 years of command experience.
  • Command level experience in the military or a criminal justice organization, or any combination of education, training, or experience that would qualify for the position.
  • A thorough grasp, understanding, and ability to implement a Community Policing philosophy that guides all police department activities.
  • Thorough knowledge of modern principles, practices, and methods of police administration, organization, and operations.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate the activities of a large, complex organization, to develop proper training and instructional procedures, and to maintain a high level of discipline and morale.
  • Proven commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity.
  • Creative visionary who uses consensus-building skills to resolve complex issues.
  • Ability to review, evaluate, and initiate appropriate action on technical and legal reports, contracts, and documents concerning departmental matters and to make subsequent recommendations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with county officials, associates, subordinates, representatives from other agencies, and the general public.
  • Must be POST certified or become certified as required by the State of Missouri.


  • A Master’s degree in Criminal Justice, Police Administration, or Public Administration from an accredited college or university.
  • Attendance in an executive leadership training program such as the FBI National Academy, the School of Police Staff and Command, the Police Executive Leadership Institute, the Senior Management Institute for Police, or the Southern Police Institute.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of governmental fiscal policies and procedures and applicable legal directives including the budget process.


  • The Chief of Police is an FLSA exempt position
  • Salary: Negotiable DOQ; current range is $60,285 – $94,315
  • Generous benefit package including paid vacation, sick leave, personal leave, holidays, Missouri LAGERS L7 pension, 100% health, dental, and vision paid by the City, 80% for family

Please submit cover letter, resume and three work-related references to Matthew Randall, City Administrator, mrandall@cityofoakgrove.com. The first screening of applications will be on September 21, 2020. Position open until filled. EOE.  The final candidate will be required to complete an Oak Grove, MO. law enforcement application prior to hiring.

(Post Date: August 26, 2020) (Post expires: September 30, 2020)

POLICE OFFICER – Full Time – Hermann, MO

The Hermann Police Department is currently accepting applications for upcoming full-time police officer positions at the Hermann Police Department. Applicants must possess a current P.O.S.T certification or graduating from an accredited police academy in the next few months. All applicants will be subject to a comprehensive background investigation.

All equipment and uniforms are provided. The Hermann Police Department has an excellent work schedule. The City of Hermann offers a complete benefits package. Starting pay is $18.00 per hour.

Applications and other information may be obtained at the Hermann Police Department located at 1902 Jefferson Street in Hermann or by calling (573) 486-2211 for a fax or emailed copy of an application. You can also go to Hermannmo.com to submit an application.

Completed applications must be submitted by September 30th, 2020.

The City of Hermann is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Post Date: August 25, 2020) (Post expires: September 30, 2020)

POST Class A Certified Police Officer – Creve Coeur Police Department

The City of Creve Coeur is hiring POST class A certified Police Officers. Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma and either: 64 hours of college credit, two years law enforcement Officer experience or two years active/full time military experience. Out of State Officers are encouraged to apply.

Creve Coeur PD offers a top-notch benefits package, participation in the LAGERS retirement program and a pay range of $59,688 – $77,544.\

Job application information is available through this link: http://www.creve-coeur.org/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=76&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Police-Officer-76


Employment Information

(Post Date: August 21, 2020) (Post expires: October 31, 2020)


The Richmond Police Department is looking for a dedicated School Resource Officer/D.A.R.E. Instructor to provide security and develop safety plans for our Richmond School District. We are currently accepting applications for a School Resource Officer / D.A.R.E. Instructor that will be assigned to the Richmond R-XVI School District. The School Resource Officer’s responsibilities include developing the best safety procedures for potential threats in the school district, conducting drills with students and staff and de-escalating aggression between students and/or teachers. The School Resource Officer is the main security resource and is a certified police officer. If you’re looking for a rewarding career with competitive benefits, The City of Richmond is interested in you!

School Resource Officer/D.A.R.E. Instructor Requirements: 

                     High School Diploma or Equivalent

                     BA College Degree (preferred)

                     Missouri P.O.S.T. Certified

                     Advanced Training in a School Setting (preferred)

                     Ability to counsel, communicate and interact with students

                     Clear Drug, Criminal, MVR check

Interested persons may contact Lt. Todd Herdman at 816-776-3575 or Sandra Williams, Human Resources at 816-776-5304 ext. 118. Applications are available at Richmond City Hall, 205 Summit St, Richmond MO 64085 or on our website: cityofrichmondmo.org and may be submitted by email to: swilliams@cityofrichmondmo.org.

The City of Richmond is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. The City of Richmond prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The City of Richmond conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.


(Post Date: August 21, 2020) (Post expires: October 30, 2020)

POLICE OFFICER – Bowling Green, MO

The City of Bowling Green currently has an opening for the position of Police Officer. This opening is immediate and will be filled as soon as possible. The application process is open until filed.

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 posses a Missouri P.O.ST.  class A, Certification. Applicants must pass an oral interview, complete a background investigation, and a pre-employment drug screen examination.

Benefits for police officers include employee paid health insurance with partial funding of family available, life insurance, vision and dental coverage available, paid holidays and L.A.G.E.R.S retirement. Officers are furnished with all uniforms, firearm, and bullet resistant vest.  Current salary is $33,280 with fifty cents an hour increase after successful completion of introductory period. An additional shift differential of fifty cents an hour if officers works the night shift.

The City of Bowling Green is the county seat of Pike County with a population of approximately 5000. Bowling Green is a rural community located in Northeast Missouri at the intersection of US Highway 61 and Highway 54. Our police department has 9 full time Police Officers and five part-time Officers

Applications may be obtained by contacting the City of Bowling Green, 16 West Church, Bowling Green Mo 63334. Applications may also be obtained at the City of Bowling Green’s web site http:bowlinggreen-mo.gov.


(Post Date: July 21, 2020) (Post expires: October 31, 2020)

POLICE OFFICER (Full Time) Sunset Hill Police Department

The City of Sunset Hills Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of full-time police officer. Applicants must be able to work rotating shifts, holidays, and weekends. Salary range: $56,211 – $73,074. Excellent benefits.

Applications are available at the police dept. or online at www.sunset-hills.com and should be completed by hand and turned in at the police department, or by mail. 

(Post Date: July 20, 2020) (Post expires: September 30, 2020)


The Town & Country Police Department maintains an open application process to assist with obtaining the most qualified law enforcement officer candidates.  Applications continue to be accepted; however, to participate in the upcoming testing process, candidates must submit their application by end of business on Monday, August 3rd.  Those candidates will then be scheduled for a written test on Thursday, August 6th at 2pm.  Interviews will be scheduled soon after the written test and from that point an eligibility list created.

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

Starting salary:  $60,736.00


  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Non-contributory LAGERS retirement plan
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Specialized units
  • On-site fitness facility
  • Community support

TCPD anticipates at least 2 hires by the end of calendar year 2020. 


Recruitment Flyer


(Post Date: July 16, 2020) (Post expires: December 31, 2020)


Police Officer Job Description

Work rotating shifts 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 security checks of University buildings and property.

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.

May serve as field training officer for new personnel.  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

Must be able to pass a physical and psychological exam before being hired and must be MO POST certified.

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced levels of education and safe driving record without violations, summonses and arrests.


$18.00 an hour plus benefits.

To Apply


(Post Date: July 16, 2020) (Post expires: October 31, 2020)

POLICE OFFICER – City of Marceline, MO

POSITION TITLE: Police Officer

The City of Marceline is accepting applications for full time Police Officers. Applicants must be POST certified and have a high school diploma or GED. Applications may be downloaded 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.                                                                           

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


(Post Date: July 16, 2020) (Post expires: October 1, 2020)


Police Officer Flyer – Grain Valley

(Post Date: July 2, 2020) (Post expires: September 30, 2020)

3 Full Time Positions Available – Osage Beach, MO

911 Dispatcher

911/Communications Supervisor

Police Officers

  • 911 Dispatcher – Full Time – $27,789.00 – $37,273.00 Annually
  • Category: 911 Telecommunications
  • Department: Police

Provide assistance to the public supplying information and dispatching emergency aid.  Operate multiple computer systems for two-way radio communications, Enhanced 911 telephone systems, records management databases and wide area network interfaces.  Analyze situations quickly and take appropriate emergency response in a timely fashion


  • 911 / Communications Supervisor – Full Time – $38,313.00 – $57,469.00 Annually
  • Category: 911 Telecommunications
  • Department: Police

Manages the 911 Center of the City by planning, budgeting, organizing staff, maintaining equipment and resources, directing daily operations, and evaluating performance for improvement.


  • Police Officer – Full Time – $33,315.00 – $49,973.00 Annually
  • Category: Public Safety / Law Enforcement
  • Department: Police

Employees assigned to the Patrol Division are responsible for responding to all calls received through the communications network from an outside emergency services source or self- initiated, enforcing all federal, state, and county laws, and City Ordinances.  Maintaining order, preventing crimes, and making arrests.  Upon assignment may train officers



More information and applications can be found online at – https://osagebeach-mo.gov/898/Employment-Opportunities


(Post Date: June 19, 2020) (Post expires: September 30, 2020)

Police Officer – Trenton, Missouri

TrentonPD Help Wanted2

Police Officer Application 2020


(Post Date: April 22, 2020) (Post expires: October 22, 2020)

Patrol and Dispatch Positions – Macon, Missouri

Now Hiring Flyer for MACON Police Officer

Macon Employment-Application-2017 (2)

(Post Date: April 22, 2020) (Post expires: October 22, 2020)
1001 East High Street Jefferson City, Missouri 65101 Phone: (573) 636-5444
1001 East High Street Jefferson City, Missouri 65101 Phone: (573) 636-5444