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.

Emergency Management Specialist – Wentzville

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Emergency Management Specialist 8-18

(Post Date: August 14, 2018) (Post expires: September 4, 2018)

Police Officer

The City of California is accepting applications for full time police officer. All applicants must meet the following requirements: POST certified, High School graduate or GED and reside within 20 miles of the city limits of the City of California within 6 months from hire date. Excellent benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, sick pay, vacation and 401K retirement plan. Applications are available at the Police Department at City Hall, 500 South Oak, California, MO 65018 or visit our website at www.cityofcalifornia.net and click on the employment tab. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. August 31, 2018 at City of California Police Department. EOE.

(Post Date: August 14, 2018) (Post expires: August 31, 2018)

Police Officer – Ava

The City of Ava is accepting applications for two full time Police Officers. We offer a 40 hours per week, overtime is paid. Entry level pay is $14.00 per hour. All uniforms, and duty gear furnished. Take home car if you live with-in 5 miles of city limits.

Benefits include Health insurance paid 100% on employee, 75% paid on family,

Lagers-6 Retirement, and Sick & Vacation Pay.

All applicants must meet the following requirements: POST certified, High School graduate or GED, at least 21 years of age. Will be required to pass a drug screen, and a background check.

City of Ava participates in e-verify as part of the Missouri Immigration Law. Applications and full job descriptions available by contacting the Ava Police Department (417) 683-2900 or e-mail policechief@avamissouri.org. EOE. Open until filled.

(Post Date: August 13, 2018) (Post expires: September 14, 2018)

Police Officer – Manchester

The Manchester Police Department is seeking motivated individuals for the position of police officer. Manchester police officers enjoy a typical work week of four days on and four days off. Starting salary is $54,285. Salary is accompanied by an employee fringe benefit package which includes health and dental insurance funded in part by the City for employees and their dependents, paid holidays, vacation, tuition reimbursement, and pension plan contributions.

Qualified applicants must meet the following requirements: be at least 21 years old, possess a Missouri Class “A” POST-certification or be currently attending a police academy and be able to pass written and physical agility tests.

Applicants must possess a valid Missouri driver’s license, and have no convictions or pending indictment for any felony, or any crimes related to a domestic violence. Applicants must submit to a thorough background investigation which includes drug screening, criminal background checks, character assessments and psychological exams.

Applications are available online through the City’s website at www.manchestermo.gov or in person at the Police Department at 200 Highlands Boulevard Drive. Applications must be submitted to the Manchester Police Department at 200 Highlands Boulevard Drive, Manchester, MO 63011. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Questions may be directed to the police department at (636) 227-1410            EOE

(Post Date: August 8, 2018) (Post expires: October 31, 2018)

Part-Time Police Officer – Camdenton

The City of Camdenton is accepting applications for a part time Police Officer I position. Flexible hours up to 24 hours a week.  Entry level salary range of $13.15 – $13.90 depending upon qualifications and experience.

All applicants must meet the following requirements: POST certified, High School graduate or GED, at least 21 years of age. Will be required to pass physical exam, drug screen and background check.

City of Camdenton participates in e-verify as a part of the Missouri Immigration Law.  Application and full job descriptions available by contacting the Camdenton Police Dept. (573) 346-3604 or from the City website, www.camdentoncity.com. EOE  Expires: 9/30/2018

(Post Date: August 6, 2018) (Post expires: September 28, 2018)

Police Officer – Gladstone

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(Post Date: August 1, 2018) (Post expires: September 11, 2018)

Police Officer – Camdenton

The City of Camdenton is accepting applications for a full time Police Officer I position. We offer a 40 hours per week with modified 12 hr. days with every other weekend off. Entry level salary range $27,352 – $28,912 depending upon qualifications and experience with the possibility of promotion/pay increase at 6 months & two year.

Benefits include Health, Dental, Lagers-7 Retirement, and Sick & Vacation Pay.

All applicants must meet the following requirements: POST certified, High School graduate or GED, at least 21 years of age. Will be required to pass physical exam, drug screen and background check.

City of Camdenton participates in e-verify as a part of the Missouri Immigration Law.  Application and full job descriptions available by contacting the Camdenton Police Dept. (573) 346-3604 or from the City website, www.camdentoncity.com. EOE  Expires: 9/30/2018

(Post Date: July 31, 2018) (Post expires: September 28, 2018)

Police Officer – Nixa

Police Officer

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$16.63/ hour
  • Posted Date:07/24/2018
  • Deadline to Apply:08/17/2018

Job Title: Police Officer                                                               

Department:  Police Department     

Pay Grade:  6

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

Definition:  Under general supervision of the Chief of Police or his designate, Police Department, performs a variety of law enforcement activities, including patrol, investigation, community relations, narcotics control, and youth services for the City of Nixa’s Police Department and the safety and security of its residents.

Tasks and Duties:  

  • Patrol area in a police vehicle to preserve law and order by discovering and/or preventing the commission of crimes and enforcing State and Municipal laws and Ordinances;  respond to calls and complaints involving criminal and civil situations such as assaults, automobile accidents, burglaries,  domestic disturbances, fights, and robberies;  secure crime scenes and conduct preliminary investigations.
  • Enforce traffic laws and ordinances by checking vehicle speed by radar or pacing, and issue warnings and citations when violations are observed/ prepare reports to document the facts of an incident and facilitate the apprehension, prosecution, and conviction of the perpetrator; appear in court to present sworn testimony and evidence on behalf of the City or State.
  • May serve in special assignments such as a D.A.R.E. officer who is responsible for drug and crime prevention efforts in the schools and specializes in youth services;  School Resource Officer assigned to Nixa RII school district;  Traffic Enforcement Officer with advanced training in accident investigation and reconstruction with emphasis in traffic law and enforcement;  may serve as a special investigator or assistant to other local, regional, State, or Federal agency, in order to develop information and evidence, apprehend perpetrators, prepare cases for court, and/or provide evidence and testimony in court.  May perform other public service activities such as providing training and information to community or neighborhood groups, schools, churches, etc; and may assist with animal control activities.
  • Effectively perform as a member of a team in carrying out the City’s organizational development plan philosophy.
  • Perform other tasks and duties assigned by supervision.


  • Knowledge of City of Nixa, State, Federal, and County ordinance statutes, codes, and regulations to be enforced, and relating to the rights of individuals.
  • Knowledge of police operations including patrol, traffic enforcement, investigation, communications, and report preparation.
  • Knowledge of standard law enforcement equipment, including batons, computers, intoxalyizer, radar radios, vehicles, and weapons.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other officers, civilian staff, and members of the public.
  • Skill in interpreting complex statutes, ordinances, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Skill in performing patrol, investigation, and special assignment activities.
  • Skill to successfully complete the Dept. Field Training Program.
  • Possess a certification of law enforcement “Class A” for the State of Missouri.
  • Possess a valid State of Missouri driver’s license.

Essential Functions:

  • Sight, hearing, smelling and speech, coordinated use of both arms, hands, legs, and feet at once, bending, frequent and rapid lateral movements over various terrain, lifting, carrying, stooping, superior strength with ability to push and pull up to 100 pounds and lift up to 50 pounds from the ground to 3 feet in height unassisted, changing of physical location.  Ability to work indoors with heating and cooling regulated; may be exposed to extreme weather conditions, dust, and/or pollen.  Available to work varied hours including some evenings and weekends.  Mentally analyze a situation, solve a problem and make decisions under pressure in areas of responsibility

This position description is a general guideline for work behavior and is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of all job duties.  Therefore, it is also not, nor can it be implied to be, a contract of employment.  The contents of this position description may be changed without notice, and employment may be terminated by either party, at will.


(Post Date: July 25, 2018) (Post expires: August 17, 2018)

Part Time Police Officer – Vienna

The Vienna, MO Police Department is accepting applications for a part time police officer. Applicants are required to meet the following criteria to be eligible for consideration for the position of Police Officer for the City of Vienna, Mo.

  1. Must be at least 21 years of age
  2. Must possess a current and valid Missouri P.O.S.T law enforcement certification
  3. Must agree to and pass a background check
  4. Must possess a valid Missouri Driver’s License (or equivalent if military) with an acceptable driving record
  5. Male applicants must not have visible piercings. Female applicants allowed visible piercing in the ears only (subject to uniform policy upon hire)
  6. Must not possess excessive or objectionable tattoos visible while on duty. Applicants hired may be required and must agree to wear covering “sleeves” or long sleeve uniform shirts as directed by the Chief of Police. No tattoos are allowed above the collar or on the hands (except the ring finger).
  7. Must be able to work any shifts to include, days, evenings, weekends and holidays as directed by the Chief of Police
  8. Must provide approved duty side arm and equipment belt
  9. Successful applicants will be subject to a 6 month probationary performance evaluation period

Part Time Position: Usually offers between 20 and 40 hours each month.  Salary: $11.00 per hour.

Applications will be received until position is filled. Applications may be picked up from Vienna City Hall, located at 424 8th Street between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM Monday through Friday or requested on line by e-mailing sjames@viennamissouri.org. Resumes may be returned with completed applications.

The City of Vienna is an equal opportunity employer.

(Post Date: July 23, 2018) (Post expires: September 24, 2018)

Records Clerk I PT – Wentzville

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Clerk I Records 7-17-18

(Post Date: July 17, 2018) (Post expires: August 17, 2018)

School Resource Officer – Ava

School Resource Officer

The City of Ava and the Ava R-I School District are accepting applications for a full-time School Resource Officer for the Ava R-1 School District.  The successful applicant must be POST certified with a minimum 3-years experience as a law enforcement officer.  A competitive starting salary, all uniforms, equipment and additional trainings will be furnished.

Please send resume to Chief Reggie Johnson, P.O. Box 518 Ava, MO 65608 or email policechief@avamissouri.org.  Please contact Chief Johnson at 417-543-1134 with any questions.

(Post Date: July 16, 2018) (Post expires: August 17, 2018)

Police Officer – New Franklin

The New Franklin Police Department is currently hiring for full, and part-time road officers. Full-time officers starting pay depends on education, and years of service. the pay range is 28,500 to 30,500. We offer medical and dental for the employee, and a 401k.
part-time officers pay range is $12-14 per hour depending on experience
please send resume’ to    newfranklinpdmo@gmail.com
(Post Date: July 12, 2018) (Post expires: September 12, 2018)

Police Officer – North County Police Cooperative

North County Police Cooperative


$42,452 starting salary

 The North County Police Cooperative is accepting applications for both full and part time police officer positions. Must be POST certified. Applications can be picked up in person at 8027 Page, Vinita Park, MO 63133. The North County Police Cooperative provides police services for the cities of Charlack, Vinita Park, Dellwood, Beverly Hills, Uplands Park, Velda Village Hills, Pine Lawn, and Wellston. 

 Expires 10/31/2018

(Post Date: July 6, 2018) (Post expires: October 31, 2018)

Police Officer – Mexico


If you or someone you know has current State of Missouri Certification as a Peace Officer, we have the job for you!  The Mexico Public Safety Department is accepting applications for the position of Public Safety Officer.  Competitive starting annual pay of $32,427.20, all uniforms and equipment furnished, excellent benefits and an opportunity to receive training in both police and fire-fighting fields.

Mexico is a great community located in east central Missouri, with a population of over 11,500.  If you are interested in this unique opportunity contact the City of Mexico, Administrative Services, 300 North Coal St., Mexico, Missouri 65265, phone (573) 581-2100 or visit our website at www.mexicomissouri.net to download an application.  Applications will be accepted until filled.  The City of Mexico is an EOE/AA/E-Verify/Tobacco free workplace.

(Post Date: July 3, 2018) (Post expires: October 2, 2018)

Police Chief – De Soto

The City of De Soto is seeking an experienced professional with a demonstrated record of professional law enforcement experience including leadership, management, strong fiscal management and a customer-service driven philosophy.

The City of De Soto is located in Jefferson County and is the Southernmost City within the County.  De Soto has a population of approximately 6400 and functions under a Council-Manager form of government.  The department consists of 15 sworn officers and its own dispatch center consisting of 6 communications personnel.

Minimum qualifications for this position include a minimum of seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in law enforcement with at least five (5) years in a supervisory role, with prior experience as a Chief of Police preferred. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree is desired.  The individual must be able to perform all essential functions of the job including the ability to qualify with the department issued firearm.  He/she must possess a Missouri Class “A” P.O.S.T. certification and must possess / maintain a valid Missouri Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.  The individual will be required to pass a background investigation, pre-employment substance abuse testing and post-offer medical evaluation.

The Police Chief will ensure preservation of order, protection of life and property, and enforce all applicable laws and ordinances of the State of Missouri, Jefferson County and City of De Soto. He/she will be responsible for the planning, organization and direction of the Police Department to include the coordination of policies, procedures and activities of the department; prepare an annual budget; formulate – enact and enforce departmental rules and regulations; ensure a safe working environment for all employees; protect personnel as well as City assets; develop and carry out short and long term goals that meet the City’s needs; as well as other duties and responsibilities as outlined in the Police Chief job description, assigned by the City Manager in conjunction with City Council input.

The salary range is negotiable depending on qualifications.  While experience and education are important, it is the desire of the City Council and City Manager to find an individual who is an appropriate fit both attitudinally and philosophically with the City and the Department, in the hopes of becoming a long term Chief of Police.

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. They can be emailed to a.baker@desotomo.com or can be sent to City of De Soto 17 Boyd Street, De Soto MO 63020 attention Ann M. Baker.

(Post Date: July 3, 2018) (Post expires: September 3, 2018)

Police Officer – Boonville

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: July 2, 2018) (Post expires: September 3, 2018)

Dispatcher Part-Time – Lincoln University Police Department

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Primary responsibility will be to receive and determine the nature and location of emergencies and to dispatch police, fire and EMS in accordance with established procedures.  Receive and process emergency calls and maintain contact with and location of all officers during call.  Monitor police department video systems.  Answer non-emergency calls for assistance, and enter, update and retrieve information from a variety of computer software systems.

Responsible for the prompt, courteous, professional, and efficient exchange of information with public including students and faculty / staff in person and by telephone, regarding a wide variety of situations including (but not limited to) general inquiries, power outages, and other service-related topics.

REQUIREMENTS: Operate a variety of communications equipment, including radio consoles, telephones, and computer systems.  Possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidate must be able to work calmly and effectively through difficult and stressful situations, ability to multitask, and be a problem solver. Basic knowledge of Excel and Word strongly preferred.   High School diploma or GED required.  Previous dispatching experience is desirable but not required.  Must be able to obtain CJIS and MULES clearance to access criminal justice data, and obtain required certifications if not already held.

HOURS: Must be available to work irregular hours or shifts (two 12-hour shifts and one four-hour shift per week). Shifts will include days, afternoons, nights, weekends and or holidays.

STARTING SALARY:  The part-time dispatcher wage will be $12.35 per hour.


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

(Post Date: June 28, 2018) (Post expires: August 31, 2018)

Police Officer – Canton

The City of Canton, Missouri is currently accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer.

Applicants must be 21 years of age, and possess a current A or B Missouri Peace Officer license and valid driver’s license. Applicants will need to pass a background investigation and drug screening upon hire.

Applications can be picked up from the Canton Police Department. Benefit package includes fully-paid health insurance for officer, Missouri LAGERS retirement plan, a raise after 6 month probation period, paid vacation, sick time and leave time after one year. On-call time is also paid along with an annual uniform allowance.

Starting salary for non-experienced applicants is $14.41 per hour and all other applicants will be determined on experience. Applicants having graduated from the academy in the last year may be eligible for tuition reimbursement; upon contract signing.

Applications can be obtained at our office, via facsimile or via email request from: jbrewer_cpd@centurytel.net.  Officers with experience please attach resume and cover letter.

The Canton Police Department reserves the right to accept or reject any applications. The City of Canton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Chief Ryan Crandell

108 N. 5th Street

P O Box 231

Canton, Missouri

Phone: 573-288-4412

Fax: 573-288-4498

(Post Date: June 18, 2018) (Post expires: August 17, 2018)

Police Officer I-II – Lebanon

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

POSITION:                   Police Officer I – II

CLOSING DATE:          October 31, 2018


  • 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 (Class A Peace Officer License).

SALARY INFORMATION:                      Placement within range depends on experience, education, and training.

Position/Category Pay Grade Starting Hourly Wage
Regular/Full-time Grade 8 – 9 $15.660 – $20.811

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:        Pre-employment Drug Testing

Successful Background Check

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION:             Interested candidates must submit a letter of interest, résumé, complete an employment application, and provide a list of references to the following:

Sharon Kloud

Human Resource Generalist

P.O. Box 111

Lebanon, MO 65536

Email: skloud@lebanonmo.org

Phone: (417) 991-3904

Fax:      (417) 588-6098

To 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.

(Post Date: June 13, 2018) (Post expires: October 31, 2018)
1001 East High Street Jefferson City, Missouri 65101 Phone: (573) 636-5444
1001 East High Street Jefferson City, Missouri 65101 Phone: (573) 636-5444