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Police Officer - Eureka, MO Police Department

The City of Eureka, population approximately 12000, is accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer. There is no application deadline, and interviews will be conducted periodically until the position is filled. Application and job description available at Eureka Police Dept., 120 City Hall Dr., Eureka, MO. Duties: Promptly responds to calls for service, investigates automobile accidents and criminal misdemeanor and felony offenses; performs crime scene analysis, identifies and collects evidence. Patrols designated zone of the City in a patrol car or on foot to deter and detect criminal activity; enforces State law and City ordinances, takes suspect or offender into custody and delivers them to appropriate confinement location; reports on deficient lights, signs, road surfaces or other driving areas utilized by the public; assists motorists; establishes traffic control and police protection. Maintains and prepares written reports in an accurate, comprehensive, timely and legible manner as necessary to comply with police procedures and facilitate subsequent prosecution; determines existence of probable cause, identifies and takes suspects and offenders into physical custody; locates and interviews victims, witnesses, and interrogates suspects; follows up on investigations and continues with assigned investigation until it leads to a logical conclusion.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  Starting salary is $$60,114.15 (10-Step Program topping out at $77,197.00) plus excellent benefits..

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Minimum Qualifications: Include a minimum of an Associate’s Degree, Class A Missouri P.O.S.T. certification, United States Citizenship, Missouri residency, must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age, must pass a psychological evaluation, possess a valid State of Missouri issued driver’s license, pass a written exam, pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination, no felony arrests or convictions, arrests or convictions of crime of moral indecency; may not have in excess of two (2) moving violations from separate incidents within the past eighteen (18)months or be at fault in two (2) traffic crashes/accidents during the past five (5) years, have no objectionable tattoos and no visible tattoos of any kind below the wrist, or on hands and fingers. Physical: Ability to maintain physical fitness; stoop, bend, crawl, walk, climb and lift and/or move heavy objects or persons, give chase on foot, and retrain persons within the course of proper police procedures; work in confined areas and outdoors in all weather conditions and at any time day/night; walk, sit or stand for long periods of time; possess the physical strength and agility to defend self and/or others in a hostile or combative situation; operate a police vehicle and proficient use of firearms

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:  Applications for employment are available at the Police Department, 120 City Hall Drive and online at www.eureka.mo.us/government/employment-opportunities. For additional information, call 636-938-6600 (Relay Missouri: 1-800-735-2466). The City of Eureka is an EOE/ADA employer.


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