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Police Officer - St. Peter's MO Police Department

JOB OPENING #1606: Pursuant to Missouri state law, the City of St. Peters participates in the E-Verify program to verify the eligibility of every newly hired employee to work in the United States. POLICE OFFICER MPS/POLICE FULL-TIME NOTE: No visible tattoos while wearing uniform (includes short sleeve shirt and open collar). JOB DESCRIPTION Responds to routine, urgent and emergency calls for service. Performs preventive patrol and actively enforces laws, statutes and ordinances. Identifies potential and actual police hazards and determines appropriate response or enforcement activity. Provides emergency assistance to injured. Protects accident and/or crime scene to ensure evidence control. Directs and controls traffic to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles and pedestrians. Conducts preliminary investigations of suspicious and/or criminal activities/persons. Conducts traffic enforcement activities to reduce accidents and discourage unlawful driving behavior. Pursues, apprehends, transports and controls criminals or other persons menacing the public safety. Assists/ensures conviction of unlawful behavior through enforcement, investigative and court support activities. Prepares varied case, complaint and shift records and reports. Performs all work in compliance with established City safety standards. Performs other work as assigned.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  $25.78/hr. to $29.21/hr. depending on qualifications and experience.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Must be a U.S. citizen or lawfully authorized alien worker. High school graduate or GED certificate. Sixty college credit hours from an accredited College or University; or two (2) years of continuous police service with the same police agency; or have served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America and received a discharge under Honorable Conditions. Must meet all Missouri Police Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certification requirements for a 1st class charter county (Class A) prior to start date. Twenty-one (21) years of age or older. Must have a Motor Vehicle Operator’s License valid in the state of Missouri. Must pass required testing. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS Working knowledge of modern police methods and practices. Working knowledge of laws and ordinances that are applicable to the City. Thorough knowledge of the geography of the City. Considerable skills in the use of firearms and in driving automotive vehicles.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:  TO APPLY: www.stpetersmo.net/jobs Thorough background, education and criminal record checks will be completed. Physical and Drug/Alcohol screening required prior to employment. All employees fall under the City’s Alcohol & Controlled Substance Use, Abuse and Testing Policy. APPLICATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2019 (ORIGINAL DEADLINE OF 7/17/19 HAS BEEN EXTENDED) AA/EOE EXCELLENT BENEFITS

CLOSING DATE:  09/30/19

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