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Police Officer - The Crestwood Police Department

The City of Crestwood Missouri is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of police officer. This entry level position requires the officer to work various duty hours. Traditional law enforcement duties include but are not limited to preventive patrol operations, traffic investigation and enforcement, criminal investigations and other services related of a peace officer.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  Salary Range: $57,000 5 year step plan to $ 71,200. Additional merit raises to $76,000 max. Step plan and max increase yearly with COLA, and additional yearly education incentive pay, per collective bargaining contract. .

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates who are already employed as peace officers are required to have a Class A level Missouri P.O.S.T. certification, or for out-of-state applicants, expect to have received such certification via the Missouri P.O.S.T. Veteran Peace Officer Exam during this hiring process. Candidates who are not currently employed as peace officers must be attending a qualified P.O.S.T. certified police academy expecting to graduate with a minimum of 800 hours training, and a Missouri Class A Peace Officers License. Applicants must have a valid driver's license from their state of residence. Successful applicants will be required to take a written examination, take part in scheduled interviews, and be able to pass a thorough background examination. Successful candidates will also be required to submit to psychological testing and a physical examination before employment.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:  For consideration, qualified applicants must submit a completed application to Janet Gravagna by email at jgravagna@cityofcrestwood.org or by mail to: Janet Gravagna, City of Crestwood, 1 Detjen Drive, Crestwood, MO 63126. An employment Application and job description may be downloaded from the City’s website at https://www.cityofcrestwood.org/166/Human-Resources or obtained at the Crestwood Government Center, One Detjen Dr., Crestwood, MO 63126. If you would like to know more about The Crestwood Police Department please contact Officer Dion Olson at dolson@cityofcrestwood.org Applications accepted until filled. The City of Crestwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer

CLOSING DATE:  05/15/2022

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