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.

Eligibility Roster – New Haven

The City of New Haven, Missouri is currently accepting applications for an eligibility roster for the positions of full-time and part-time Police Officer.  Full-time officers must hold a valid Missouri P.O.S.T. Class A Law Enforcement License and a valid Missouri Driver’s License.  Applicant must be willing to work rotating shifts, holidays, and weekends.

The City of New Haven offers a benefit package which includes competitive salary, health insurance, holiday pay, sick and vacation pay.  In addition the City of New Haven participates in the Missouri LAGERS retirement program.

Applicant must pass pre-employment physical exam and drug test.  Applicant must live within the geographical area of New Haven; (the area south of the Missouri river, north of Hwy 50, east city limits of Washington and west city limits of Hermann) within one year of date of employment.

The complete position posting, including the application and a complete job description, is available at New Haven City Hall, 101 Front St, New Haven, MO  63068 or by requesting via email to kathy.trentmann@newhavenmo.org  Applications may be submitted by mail or in person at City Hall or may be sent electronically to Kathleen Trentmann, City Administrator, kathy.trentmann@newhavenmo.org.

Closing date for applications is March 31, 2019.

The City of New Haven is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Post Date: February 19, 2019) (Post expires: March 31, 2019)

Police Chief – Clever

The City of Clever is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Chief. Applicants must have a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent. Applicant must be Missouri P.O.S.T. certified, possess a valid

Missouri Driver’s License. The Chief performs complex professional and difficult administrative work planning and directing the activities and programs of the Police Department; does related work as

required. Under the general direction and supervision of the Board of Aldermen, the Chief plans, organizes, directs, coordinates, and evaluates all activities of the Clever Police Department. Salary is

based on experience. Applications are available at the Clever City Hall 304 S Clarke Ave, Clever, Mo 65631 during normal business hours M-F 8:00am- 5:00pm. Applications/Cover Letter/Resume should be

returned to the Clever City Hall or emailed to mayor@clevermo.com by March 1, 2019.

The City of Clever is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Post Date: February 14, 2019) (Post expires: March 1, 2019)

Police Officer – Moscow Mills

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 appointment. • Age Limit: Must be 21 years of age by date of appointment. • Valid Driver’s License: Must possess a valid driver’s license. • Citizenship: Must be a United States Citizen.

Annual Salary & Benefits Starting Salary: $39,544 (Base Pay + Holiday pay) for licensed Missouri police officer applicants. Retirement: LAGERS Insurance: First Class Health Insurance Paid Vacation: All city employees receive vacation. Paid Sick Leave: Up to 180 hours of 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 safety days of personal time per fiscal year with pay for personal business. Uniforms and Equipment: The Department furnishes the following equipment: Uniforms Shirts and Pants • Hats and Caps • Jackets/Coats • Weapon and Ammo • Portable Radio • Body Armor • Duty Belts and Duty Gear

Applications can be found on the City website: moscowmillsmo.com/employment-opportunities/ (The City of Moscow Mills is an equal opportunity employer)


(Post Date: February 13, 2019) (Post expires: March 4, 2019)

Deputy – Benton County Sheriff’s Office

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office currently has projected openings for Deputy  Sheriff positions for Calendar year 2019.

Benton County is located in Central Missouri in a region full of outdoor possibilities. Two of the largest lakes in the State. Hunting, Fishing, Bike and Horse Trails, as well as numerous local festivals and events provide an opportunity to enjoy a rich quality of life.

The Sheriff’s Office currently participates in the State Sheriff’s fund which supplements our salaries to State Standards. Each Deputy is issued a vehicle, uniforms, weapons, and a Bullet Resistant custom fit Vest.  Training for P.O.S.T. compliance as well as specialist subjects is paid for by the Office. We offer competitive insurance, retirement and other benefits. Twelve hour shifts allow for extensive time off to enjoy the areas many attributes.

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office offers a unique environment for new deputies. An extensive new hire training program brings you up to speed at your own pace. This allows you to grow and become comfortable in your chosen profession. Unlike many small agencies our activity levels are high and provide for a diverse work environment.

The Sheriff’s Office currently has one opening and additional employment is anticipated in the future.

Minimum standards for hiring are comparable with most agencies.

  1. Minimum of 21 years of age.
  2. P. O.S.T. Certified
  3. Must pass a comprehensive background examination.
  4. High School Diploma or equivalent.
  5. Able to pass a physical examination
  6. Meet minimum performance standards.
  7. Successfully pass an oral interview.

Persons able to meet these standards should apply to the Benton County Sheriffs Office, 174 Washington Street, P.O. Box 67, Warsaw, Missouri.

Or Call the Office at 660-438-6135 and request an application.

Further information may be gained by contacting

Lt. Dean Noll at dean.noll@bentoncomo.com or

Sgt. Storm Walker at storm.walker@bentoncomo.com.

Signed Eric Knox

Sheriff Benton County Missouri

(Post Date: February 11, 2019) (Post expires: May 10, 2019)

Police Dispatcher – Ballwin


SALARY:                          $41,581

BENEFITS:                       Health, Dental, Life, MO LAGERS Pension, Paid Leave Benefits

APPLY ONLINE AT:         https://ballwinmo.applicantpro.com/jobs/870225.html

CLOSING DATE:              February 22, 2019


Responsible for the prompt, courteous, professional and efficient exchange of information between the citizen, the police officer and other police agencies.


  • Monitors and maintains constant control of all frequencies installed in both of the radio consoles.
  • Answers the 911 telephone system, transfers calls as necessary to other police/fire departments for their assessment.
  • Directs complaints made by the public to the watch supervisor, or directs the appropriate agency to correct the problem.
  • Makes notifications of Patrol Officers of a non-emergency nature when involving public hazards or inconveniences such water main breaks, gas leaks, electric lines down, and traffic signal malfunctions.
  • Makes appropriate notifications to the Humane Society or Animal Protective Agency concerning stray or injured animals.
  • Screens and forwards phone calls for Patrol Officers, as well as, Administrative Staff, both of a business and personal nature.
  • Assists with station tours conducted by the Public Relations Officer by explaining and demonstrating the functions of the Communications Division.
  • Responsible for monitoring via audio/visual means the security of the building, the physical welfare of prisoners held in our booking and jail facility.
  • Responsible for computer inquiries and the dissemination of criminal history information and the thirteen month retention of records and audit of trail of same as required by the Missouri Uniform Law Enforcement System and NCIC.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of non-traffic offense computer entries of arrest, wanted/warrants, missing persons/runaway juveniles, as well as, the entries and maintenance of all NCIC entries of stolen property such as stolen vehicles, guns, and articles. Duties include validating all records entered into the Mules and NCIC System 90 days after entry and annually thereafter until canceled by apprehension or recovery.  Judicial dispositions are entered by Dispatchers on arrest entries as received by the courts system.
  • Maintains the department criminal number card file.
  • Maintains logs of arrest and field interview report entries, wanted/warrant and missing persons/runaway juvenile entries, DCN Log, and CAD Log for reports.
  • Maintains logs for 10 Minute Rule reference warrant verification; both inquiries and responses.
  • Develops and maintains required skills and certifications associated with the art of computer entry and inquiry expertise for Mules and REJIS.
  • Recertification occurs every two years for each system.



Non-emergency notifications.

EMOTIONAL/PSYCHOLOGICAL STABILITY:  The Communications position requires the employee to have the emotional and psychological stability required to:

  • Work effectively for periods of long duration in a smoke-free environment.
  • Maintain self-control when receiving, dispatching and handling serious calls for service.
  • Continue performing all required tasks at a professional level when faced with unpleasant circumstances.
  • Deal effectively with the morbid, macabre, the repugnant, the abnormal, the morose, the psychotic, the neurotic and otherwise unpleasant or unusual facets of results of human behavior.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:  Must successfully complete required training in the use of two-way radio equipment and computer entry, cancellation and information seeking functions.

  • Ability to function independently and as a team.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • The ability to function as a cooperative team member.
  • Accurate typing of 40 WPM.
  • The ability to deal with the public in an effective and courteous manner.
  • Through training, possess exceptional knowledge of department rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Possess basic knowledge of two-way radio operations and computer programs.
  • Ability to pass required training in the use of the Computer Aided Dispatch, REJIS, and MULES Systems.


  • Two-way, multi-channel radios,
  • Multi-button telephone,
  • Computers, printers.
  • Closed circuit television cameras and monitors
  • Paper shredder
  • 40 Channel Tape Recorder

EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:  Must be 18 year of age and have a GED or high school Diploma.  Previous dispatching experience preferred.   REJIS and MULES certification preferred.   Experience with Global CAD preferred.

(Post Date: February 6, 2019) (Post expires: February 22, 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)

Police Officer – Louisiana Police Department

The Louisiana 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.
  • Post Certified with at least a Class B license
  • Valid Driver’s License

Salary and benefits are as follows:

  • Starting salary $27,720 will increase to $28,425 after 180-day probation
  • All department uniforms and equipment will be issues to officer
  • Health and Life Insurance for employee provided by the City of Louisiana
  • LAGERS retirement provided to the employee by the City of Louisiana
  • Yearly holiday allowance of $650


Applications for this position may be obtained at the City Clerks Office located at 202 South Third Street, Louisiana, Missouri 63353. Telephone Number 573-754-4021. Any questions may be directed to Chief April E. Epperson.


(Post Date: January 16, 2019) (Post expires: April 1, 2019)

Police Officer – Boonville

Police Officer: The Boonville Police Department is taking applications 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 02-28-2019. The City of Boonville is an EOE for race, sex, and handicapped status.

For Application, please copy and paste the following link:


(Post Date: January 15, 2019) (Post expires: February 28, 2019)

Police Officer – Laurie

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Laurie Police Officer

(Post Date: January 7, 2019) (Post expires: March 7, 2019)

Police Officer – Cassville

The City of Cassville, Missouri, is currently accepting applications for a full-time police officer.  Missouri P.O.S.T. Certification is required and experience is 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. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid Missouri driver’s license.  Applicants must pass a drug test, extensive background investigation, and in-house testing. Starting salary is $15.38/hour.  The City of Cassville provides an excellent benefit package which includes LAGERS retirement, paid sick leave, 10 paid holidays, paid vacation leave, and paid employee insurance. Uniforms and equipment are provided.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Application is online at CityofCassville.com or applications may be picked up at Cassville City Hall, 300 Main St. Cassville, MO or can be emailed/mailed by request. You may call 417-847-4700 ext. 1 for information. The City of Cassville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Post Date: January 4, 2019) (Post expires: February 28, 2019)

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: November 19, 2018) (Post expires: February 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