Police Officer -- Two Positions, Public Safety

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July 25, 2017

Responsibilities

The police officer will: provide law enforcement services, prevention, detection and deterrence of crime through preventative patrol work within the community to identify concerns and problems and endeavor to reduce these problems; participate in departmental crime prevention programs and initiatives; work special details and events; provide support and assistance to persons who have been victims of crime; accurately and thoroughly complete reports related to criminal and non-criminal incidents; participate in department training programs; produce positive community relations while working to enhance the image and respect of the department.

Qualifications

Required qualifications include the ability to be certified and commissioned as a police officer in the State of Missouri; U.S. citizenship, twenty-one years of age, a high school diploma or G.E.D and a valid drivers license; excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to work as a member of team within a University environment, demonstrate organizational skills and attention to detail including comprehension of written and verbal instructions.  Graduation from an accredited Missouri Peace Officer Standard Training Academy, current P.O.S.T. license.  Eyesight: 20/100 uncorrected; 20/25 corrected.  Must be available to work rotating shifts, weekends and holidays, overtime and provide coverage for special events.

Preferred qualifications – completion of some college coursework and law enforcement experience.

Final candidate(s) will be expected to undergo and satisfactorily pass a background check, physical, computer voice stress analysis, drug screening and psychological evaluation.

To Apply

Submit a cover letter, resume, completed staff application form, a copy of your driver’s license, academic transcripts (copies acceptable for initial review), and a copy of a current POST license. 

Review of applications will begin immediately continue until position is filled.

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