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Police Officer - Trenton Police Department

The City of Trenton currently has an opening for the position of Police Officer. This opening is immediate and will be filled as soon as possible. Benefits for police officers include employee paid health insurance with family coverage available, life insurance, vision coverage, dental coverage available, Personal Time Off (PTO), Major Medical Leave (MML), paid holidays, and L.A.G.E.R.S. retirement. Officers are furnished with all uniforms, leather, equipment, firearms (both on and off-duty), and bullet resistant vest. Trenton is the county seat of Grundy County with a population of approximately 6001. Trenton is a rural community located on U.S. 65 in north central Missouri and the home of North Central Missouri College. Our Police Department employs twelve full-time Police Officers, five part-time Police Officers, six Communication Officers, and an Animal Control Officer. We participate in various programs such as community based policing programs, problem oriented policing, and a multi-jurisdictional tactical team.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  Beginning Salary : Police Officer $41,018. Additional compensation can be earned through a step program rewarding years of service, education, and training certifications. We also offer police academy reimbursement for recruits that are selected for employment and obtain a Missouri P.O.S.T. License..

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  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 possess a Missouri P.O.S.T. Certification at the time of commission. Preference points will also be considered for applicants who have an Associate degree or higher from an accredited college or university. Applicants must pass an oral interview, a complete background investigation, and a pre-employment drug screening examination.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:  Applications can be requested at the Trenton Police Station or by contacting the Trenton Police Department, 610 Main Street, Trenton, Missouri 64683. Applications can also be obtained by calling (660) 359-2121 or (660) 359-5557 or by e-mailing rross@trentonmo.com .

CLOSING DATE:  11/10/2021

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