Sworn Police Employment Opportunities
The Raytown Police Department offers great pay and benefits, as well as supplying all of your police required equipment (including weapons) and excellent training that will prepare you to perform as a professional police officer for the City of Raytown.
The base salary for a Missouri P.O.S.T. Class A police officer is $35,964, which includes ten (10) paid holidays.
The base salary for a non-P.O.S.T. Police Officer applicants is 10% lower than Class A officers, while attending the academy.
Non-P.O.S.T. Police Officer applicants that are hired will attend the Kansas City Regional Police Academy for their training. Upon completion of the Academy, you will continue your training at the Raytown Police Department, where you will complete a 14 week field training program with a Field Training Officer (FTO).
Additional benefits include a clothing allowance, overtime pay, vacation pay, holiday pay, sick leave, life, disability, health and dental insurance plans, pension plan, and a voluntary deferred compensation plan.
The Raytown Police Department applicant screening process consists of the following steps:
- Employment Application
Written and Physical Agility Tests
Oral Board Interview
You must be at least 21 years of age to take the POST Police Officer exam and have a high school diploma or GED.