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police chief - Knob Noster Police Department

The City of Knob Noster, MO is seeking an energetic, self-motivated Chief of Police to lead and manage the Knob Noster Police Department. The City of Knob Noster is a town of 2,700 residents located in Johnson County, MO. It is the gateway to Whiteman Air Force Base. By the decision of the voters of Knob Noster, the city just changed from an elected City Marshal to an appointed Chief of Police. The Knob Police Department has the authorized strength of eight total officers, which includes one Lieutenant, one Sergeant, and one Police Detective. The remaining positions are Patrol Officers.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  The salary range is $50,000 - $60,000 per year, dependent on qualifications. First review of the applications will be May 25, 2022. .

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS ● The Chief of Police shall be twenty-one (21) years of age or older. ● Must have a valid MO driver’s license at the time of hire. ● A minimum of five (5) years of experience in law enforcement. ● Shall have no prior Felony or Domestic Violence convictions. ● Shall hold a current State certification for Peace Officer as set forth in Sections 590.100 through 590.150, RSMo.. ● Must be able to qualify with the Department-Issued Firearm. ● Must be able to pass a background test which may include a Polygraph or a Computer Voice Stress Analyzer (CVSA). ● Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS ● A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the field of Criminal Justice or a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education. ● Have successfully applied for a grant for their current agency. ● Have been a supervisor in a Law Enforcement agency. ● Live within the City Limits of Knob Noster.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:  Applications and complete job description may be obtained from the KN City Clerk, aschouten@cityofkn.net or online at www.cityofkn.net (click on transparency tab). The City of Knob Noster is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CLOSING DATE:  05/25/22

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