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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 health insurance with family coverage available, paid time off, major medical leave, life insurance, vision coverage available, dental coverage available, paid holidays, and L.A.G.E.R.S. retirement. Police Officers are furnished with all uniforms, leather, equipment, firearms (both on and off-duty), and a bullet resistant vest. Entry level salary for a Police Officer is currently $43,098 with an opportunity to earn additional compensation through a step program rewarding years of service, education, and training certifications. Trenton is the county seat of Grundy County with a population of approximately 6000. 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, four part-time Police Officers, six Communication Officers, and an Animal Control Officer. We participate in various community focused programs including a multi-jurisdictional tactical team. The City of Trenton is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify as a part of Missouri Immigration Law.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  $45,864 plus opportunities for overtime and holiday pay. Academy reimbursement available. Lateral transfer bonus available..

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 Missouri P.O.S.T. license or be in the process of obtaining one, possess a valid Missouri driver’s license, with no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions. 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 or by calling (660) 359-2121 or (660) 359-5557 or by e-mailing rross@trentonmo.com.

CLOSING DATE:  6/31/2024

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