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 – Foristell

The City of Foristell is accepting applications for a full time Police Officer. Must be POST Certified within the State of Missouri, be 21 years old, and have a valid MO driver’s license. Starting pay is $36,400.00 annual salary with 12 Paid Holidays, LAGERS retirement benefit, vacation and 60 hours personal time a year.  Officers are  provided with uniforms, duty weapon and body armor.  12 hour shifts provide 26 Fri –Sat – Sun weekends a year.  Applications can be obtained at www.cityofforistell.org click link to Police Department and scroll to the bottom of the site.  Applications will be accepted until 02/28/2018.

(Post Date: February 15, 2018) (Post expires: February 28, 2018)

Part-Time Police Officer – Vienna

The Vienna, MO Police Department has an opening 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: $10.50 per hour, increasing to $11.00 per hour after successful completion of probationary period.

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: February 14, 2018) (Post expires: April 13, 2018)

Nuisance Officer – Versailles

Nuisance Officer Duties and Responsibilities

Subsection 1: Job Description

  1. Must be recommended to the City Council by the City Marshal.
  2. Must be able to handle animals with care and have a working knowledge of providing animals basic needs.
  3. Must be POST certified and able to be a commissioned police officer.
  4. Must have a working knowledge of general construction practices.

Subsection 2: Duties

 Is responsible for the maintenance of the dog and cat facilities, which includes the feeding and watering of animals. Disposal if required.

  1. Shift is determined by the City Marshal. But will work various hours when  required. ( Flexible hours  0600-1800 and some weekends)
  2. Is responsible for apprehending animals running at large.
  3. Is responsible for cleaning deceased animals from roadways.
  4. Is responsible for supervising community service workers.
  5. Is responsible for checking on the city’s population of kept animals, to make sure they are properly licensed and cared for.
  6. Is responsible for the cities flowers and plants and there care during the  appropriate season.
  7. Is responsible for given warnings or citations for nuisance violations.
  8. Is responsible for firearms range maintenance and for maintenance on code enforcement  vehicle.
  9. Is responsible for keeping police & code enforcement vehicles clean.
  10. Is responsible for light maintenance at City Hall, police department and it’s out buildings.
  11. Is responsible for a weekly report to the City Marshal on facility conditions and animals
  12. Is responsible for completing a daily log of his/her activates.
  13.         Will be available for various other duties as deemed necessary by the City Marshall or Asst. Chief
  14. Will be responsible for Planning and Zoning enforcement.
  15. Will be responsible for building inspections and determining if a building is to be deemed dangerous.

 Our department needs an officer with great communication skills, Experience would be great but we are willing to train the right person.

Send resume to Versailles Police Department  104 North Fisher Versailles, MO 65084 or e-mail at versaillespd@cityofversailles.net.

You can also collect an application at the Versailles Police Department 102 North Fisher Versailles. MO. You may also contact Chief Chad Hartman at 1-573-539-2581.

(Post Date: February 12, 2018) (Post expires: March 2, 2018)

Police Officer – Normandy

Position: Entry Level Police Officer
Type: Full Time
Salary: $46,000.00
Posting Date: 02/07/2018
Closing Date: 04/01/2018
CITY OF NORMANDY
The Normandy Police Department is seeking highly motivated applicants for the position of Police Officer. Potential applicants being considered for the position of Probationary Police Officer must meet the following basic requirements:
 Must be a U.S. Citizen and a Missouri Resident at the time of appointment;
 Must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent;
 Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment;
 Must not have any felony convictions;
 Must possess a class “A” peace officers license; be within (60) days of graduation from an accredited P.O.S.T. approved facility;
 Must possess a valid Missouri Driver’s license upon appointment.
The Police Department provides the following benefits to its employees at no expense:
 Paid Time Off including:
1. 10 paid holidays annually
2. 24 hours of personal holiday time annually
3. 8 hours/month sick leave
4. Vacation accrual beginning immediately
 Employee Health Coverage
 Employee Dental Coverage
 Life Insurance
 Long-term disability
 LAGERS retirement plan L7
 Gold’s Gym Membership
Applications can be obtained in person from City Hall during normal business hours or online at:
http://www.cityofnormandy.gov/index.aspx?nid=354
Please review submission requirements prior to completion. Completed applications can be submitted in person or mailed. All applications must be post marked no later than April 1, 2018.

(Post Date: February 12, 2018) (Post expires: April 1, 2018)

Police Officer – Salisbury

The City of Salisbury is accepting applications for a full time Police Officer. Must be POST Certified within the State of Missouri, be 21 years old, and have a valid MO driver’s license. Starting pay is $14.50 per hour($30,160.00 annual salary),with ample opportunities for overtime, includes health insurance 100% paid by employer, LAGERS retirement benefit, and paid holiday, vacation, and sick leave.  Officers are also provided with full uniforms, including duty weapon, body armor and body camera. Salisbury is a rural community of 1,618 people and is located in north central Missouri along US 24.  The City of Salisbury is home to a beautiful park system with a lake, including trails, campground, and a golf course. The police department employs 4 full time officers and one full time police clerk, providing 24-hour coverage to the community. Applications may be picked up at the Salisbury City Hall or the Salisbury Police Department and the position will remain open until filled. For more information, or to request an application to be mailed, please call the Salisbury Police Department at 660-388-6875.

The City of Salisbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Website: www.salisburymo.net

(Post Date: February 12, 2018) (Post expires: April 6, 2018)

Police Officer – Wentzville

Wentzville

(Post Date: February 12, 2018) (Post expires: April 13, 2018)

Police Officer – St. Charles Community College

The St. Charles Community College Campus Police is seeking a full-time Police Officer who will be responsible for the law enforcement, safety, and security at the College as well as the protection of campus assets, staff, faculty, students, and visitors. This position performs the duties of a Public Safety Officer and normal supervisory functions in the absence of the Director and Supervisor of Public Safety/Campus Police.

Hours: All shifts as needed. Work days and off days will vary. Holidays and overtime required as needed. Hours, days off, and work shift are subject to change.

Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent required. One year or more of relevant full-time experience as a law enforcement officer preferred. Missouri Class “A” POST Certified Police Officer’s license REQUIRED. Valid driver’s license required. Training certificates for use of handcuffs, pepper spray, batons, AEDs, and First Responder preferred.

Here is the link to the job posting and instructions on how to apply:

https://stchas.aaimtrack.com/jobs/207567.html

(Post Date: February 12, 2018) (Post expires: March 12, 2018)

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 $30,992.00. 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:

http://boonvillemo.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/30e68d1f-7087-46d3-89a1-d613c0abcd66.pdf

(Post Date: February 12, 2018) (Post expires: April 12, 2018)

Police Officer – Lexington

The City of Lexington is accepting applications for the position of Police Officers.  Applicants must be twenty-one (21) years of age, must have POST certifications, valid driver’s license and high school diploma or GED.  The salary is from $13.55 per hour.  For more information about the position or to obtain an application, please contact the Lexington Police Department at (660) 259-6321.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Please submit resume/application to: Lexington City Hall, 919 Franklin Avenue, Lexington, Mo. 64067 or by email to cghisalberti@embarqmail.com.  The City of Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications Due by 5:00 PM on February 23rd, 2018.

(Post Date: February 5, 2018) (Post expires: February 23, 2018)

Lieutenant – Harrisonville

Here is the next step in your development as a professional, to help lead a team of dedicated police professionals serving the loyal citizens of Harrisonville.  Harrisonville (Missouri) Police Department has the rare opening of Police Lieutenant, in charge of the Patrol Division.

Harrisonville, located 35 miles south of Kansas City, has a vacancy in the command staff and is seeking both internal and external candidates.  This position reports to the Chief of Police and is one of two lieutenants (Investigations and Patrol) within the department.

Salary range:

$59,238.00 to $88,858.00 annually,

$28.48 to $42.72 hourly

FLSA Status: Exempt

The City of Harrisonville provides an excellent benefit package which includes: health, dental, LAGERS, 457(b) plan, paid vacation, and education incentives.

Qualified applicants must have a mminimum of ten (10) years total full-time work experience as a commissioned law enforcement officer; must be able to supervise and direct subordinates as necessary; prior supervision preferred but not required. The applicant must have a strong working knowledge of computers, body and dash camera systems and radio programming.

Submit your cover letter and resume in pdf form to hpd@harrisonville.com and complete a required city application form available at www.harrisonville.com/jobs (pdf or online), or hand deliver it to the Police Department, 205 N. Lexington St., or mail to P.O. Box 367, Harrisonville, MO 64701. Applications may be obtained at Harrisonville City Hall, 300 E. Pearl St., Harrisonville, MO 64701.  Applications are due by February 23, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Post Date: February 5, 2018) (Post expires: February 23, 2018)

Patrolman – Mountain View

The Mountain View Police Department is accepting applications for full time patrolman (40 hours per week minimum). This position is paid weekly.

Benefits for full time patrolman include:

Full Family Medical Insurance 100% paid by department

Dental

Retirement

Life insurance

56 hours of vacation after 1 year

Sick time earned 4 hours per month

Starting pay for full time patrolman is $13 per hour after probationary period of 90 days.

The Mountain View Police Department has 8 full time officers, 6 reserves, and 1 police clerk/dispatcher. Normal schedules are 8 or 10-hour shifts depending on man power. We service a population of 2719, 1 college campus, and 5 local school campuses. Our City is nested in the far north east corner of Howell County that border Shannon, and Texas Counties.

Qualifications for this position are listed below.

Must be willing to work night, weekends, and holidays.

Be a citizen of the United States and a resident of Missouri.
Possess a State of Missouri Class B or higher POST certification from the Missouri Department of Public Safety.
Be of good 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.
Possess a valid Missouri Driver License.
Possess ordinary physical strength.
Pass a battery of validated tests within the MVPD selection process.

To obtain an application please stop by 233 W Second St. Mountain View MO 65548 or for more information please call 417-934-2525 or email us at mvpd.gov@gmail.com

https://sites.google.com/site/mountainviewpolicemo/home

Expires February 28th

(Post Date: February 2, 2018) (Post expires: February 28, 2018)

Police Officer – Gladstone

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ARE:

  • MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE
  • POSSESS A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE
  • FIVE YEARS FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT WITH A MISSOURI CLASS B CERTIFICATION; OR MISSOURI CLASS A CERTIFICATION; OR POSSESS A FOUR-YEAR DEGREE FROM AN ACCREDITED UNIVERSITY OR COLLEGE; OR TWO YEARS OF ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY SERVICE.

CURRENT PAY RANGE & BENEFITS:

  • $40,071.00-$60,297.00 + BENEFITS
  • 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

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED BY WAY OF:

  • IN PERSON AT THE GLADSTONE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, 7010 N. HOLMES, GLADSTONE, MO.
  • CITY WEBSITE AT gladstone.mo.us

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 5:00 P.M. FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2018.   RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 816-423-4021 OR VISIT OUR WEB SITE AT  www.gladstone.mo.us.  THIS IS A DRUG FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT.  EOE.

(Post Date: January 24, 2018) (Post expires: June 1, 2018)

Corporal – Greenwood Police Department

Immediate Supervisor:  Corporal

Department:  Police Department

FLSA Classification:  Non-Exempt

Status Classification:  Full-time (40 hrs. per week, flexible, evenings & weekends)

Education:  As Required By State of Missouri P.O.A./P.O.S.T.

Out-of-Town Travel:  May be required to maintain certification or attend training

Introductory Period:  One year or as stipulated at time of hire

Age:  21 years or older (state requirement)

Starting annual wage $33,800 plus benefit package

Closing date is February 28, 2018

(Post Date: January 18, 2018) (Post expires: February 28, 2018)

Part-time Dispatcher

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.

POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

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: January 12, 2018) (Post expires: March 12, 2018)

Police Officer – Bellefontaine Neighbors

Police Officer

City of Bellefontaine Neighbors – Bellefontaine Neighbors, MO

The Bellefontaine Neighbors Police Department is seeking highly motivated individuals for the position of police officer. The minimum starting salary with no previous law enforcement experience is $50,000.00 and may be adjusted depending on qualifications. Salary is accompanied by an employee fringe benefits package, which includes health and dental insurance, paid holidays and vacation, tuition reimbursement for eligible areas of study, a defined pension plan, and a defined contribution 457 plan.

In compliance with police department policy, for an individual to be considered for employment, interested persons must make written application, to include a cover letter and résumé, and meet the following basic qualifications:

  • Citizen of the United States at the time of application and Missouri resident within one year of the date of appointment;
  • No felony record or serious misdemeanor record;
  • 21 years of age. Applicant must have reached the 21st birthday at the time of appointment;
  • Proof of successful completion of basic police training from any Missouri P.O.S.T. approved training facility;
  • High school diploma or GED;
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license from any state at time of application and possess a valid driver’s license on date of appointment;
  • Must have had an honorable discharge from the military, if applicable;
  • May not have participated in a Bellefontaine Neighbors Police Department hiring process within the past twelve (12) months.

After the written application, résumé, and cover letter have been received, candidates must successfully complete each stage of the competitive screening and employment process. The expectations are as follows:

  • National Police Officer Selection Test
  • Oral interview
  • Background investigation
  • Interview with Mayor and Chief of Police
  • Psychological and medical examination, to include drug screening
  • Physical ability assessment
  • Twelve (12) month probationary period from date of appointment

Applications can be obtained from the police department’s clerical office and on the police department’s website at:

http://www.cityofbn.com/departments/police/police-officer-job-opportunities/

The written application, résumé, and cover letter can be submitted in-person, mailed, or emailed.

Please read the submission instructions included with the application.

Contact information and availability:

Bellefontaine Neighbors Police Department, 9641 Bellefontaine Road, Bellefontaine Neighbors, MO 63137-1818.

Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Phone: (314) 867-0080, ext. 250.

Email: bnpdapplicant@cityofbn.com.

(Post Date: January 8, 2018) (Post expires: March 9, 2018)

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 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.  Applications may be picked up at Cassville City Hall, 300 Main St. Cassville, MO or can be emailed/mailed by request – 417-847-4441. You may call 417-847-4700 ext. 1 for information. The City of Cassville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Post Date: January 5, 2018) (Post expires: March 5, 2018)

Deputy Court Marshal – Boone County

 

 Announcement Date:      January 4, 2018   

For the Office or Department of:

 

Job Title:       Deputy Court Marshal   Court Administrator’s Office

  Boone County Courthouse

  705 E. Walnut
Number of Positions Available:     1

 

  Columbia, MO 65201
 

Full Time:  X                 Part Time:

Contact:   Les Werner

                Court Marshal

Regular:      X                 Temporary:
Phone:       (573) 886-4075
Starting Salary:  $36,337.60 Annual

 

Boone County funded position
 

Obtain & Submit Resumes/Applications:  Court Administrator’s Office, Boone County Courthouse, 705 East Walnut St., Columbia, Missouri  65201. Applications accepted until position is filled.  You may obtain a job application online at: http://www.courts.mo.gov/hosted/circuit13/other/jobs.htm and e-mail your application and resume to BNE-Jobs@courts.mo.gov.  All items submitted by email MUST be in PDF format only.

 

 

Summary of Duties: 

Courtroom and courthouse security; tending to juries; arrest, process and guard defendants; automated record keeping.

Qualifications: 

 21 years of age; high school graduate or equivalent; good physical condition; no criminal record; high degree of personal honesty, integrity and emotional maturity; good communication skills.  Required:  Must be POST certified as a Missouri Peace Officer.  Preferred:  Law enforcement experience and training; basic computer knowledge in Microsoft Word and Excel.

 EOE & in Compliance with ADA

(Post Date: January 4, 2018) (Post expires: March 5, 2018)

Police Officer – Arnold

Police Officer

Full-time job

The City of Arnold Police Department is now interviewing qualified men and women for an immediate opening 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, narcotics investigations, community policing, and problem solving.

Benefits

• Excellent Starting Salary of $48,023 – $50,911, Depending on Education. Top Out Pay of $67,244 – $71,306. (Additional 6% pay increase beginning Sep 2018.)
• 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

Requirements

• 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: bcarroll@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: January 3, 2018) (Post expires: March 1, 2018)

Police Officer – New Franklin

New Franklin police is taking applications for a full time officer. Starting pay is 28500. With benefits. Send resume to newfranklinpdmo@ Gmail.com

(Post Date: January 2, 2018) (Post expires: March 2, 2018)

Police Officer – Overland

The City of Overland is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Candidates must possess a Class A POST license (St. Louis County). Experience is preferred but not required. The starting rate with no experience is $20.49 per hour with annual step increases.

Other benefits include a 20 year retirement plan and the City pays 90% of your medical/vision/dental insurance (including family). All equipment is provided, along with uniform dry cleaning.

Successful candidates must pass a written test, oral board interview, medical, psychological, and drug tests. A thorough background check will be completed.

Applications may be obtained in person at the Overland Police Department, 2410 Goodale, Overland, MO 63114, or on-line at www.overlandmo.org in the “Employment” section.

Applications will be accepted until the position/s are filled.

(Post Date: December 29, 2017) (Post expires: February 28, 2018)

Chief of Police – 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 ten (10) 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: November 27, 2017) (Post expires: February 26, 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