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Police Officer

Jackson Police - Jackson, Missouri

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$29,332.00 annual

Job Description

The Jackson Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer until November 15, 2013 at 1500 hrs. The duties of our Police Officer positions are similar to other law enforcement agencies. We offer a variety of Patrol, Investigative, and Special Duty assignment. Every day will bring a new, non-routine and exciting challenge to you and another opportunity to help and protect others. Our new Officers are hired with the expectation that during each day of their career, they will provide a high level of service to our customers, continuing the efforts of the dedicated men and women of our department.

Additional Information

Jackson Police Department is an Internationally Accredited Police Agency with The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc.,(CALEA®). We offer competitive starting salary and excellent benefit package which includes family insurance coverage. The city offers employee retirement and the ability to participate in a deferred compensation plan. The department provides uniforms and equipment for each officer. We also offer a tuition reimbursement program that applies to courses at an accredited college, university or technical school for courses related to the employee’s current position.

Jackson Police is seeking qualified men and women for the position of police officer. Women, minorities, and persons with foreign language ability are particularly encouraged to apply. For information about this position and process visit the employment opportunities section of the Jackson Police Department Website (http://www.jacksonpd.org). The City of Jackson is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Requirements

  • Age: : 21 yrs of age
  • Education: : High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Experience: : Preferred but not required

Applicants must be Missouri P.O.S.T. certified and have completed an approved academy training program of at least 480 hours, 21 Years of Age, possess a current valid Driver’s license; education equivalent to graduation from high school or possess a GED certificate, and complete all phases of the applicant process.

Selected applicants will be required to undergo a written examination, physical agility test, oral board, psychological assessment and a comprehensive background investigation. Prior to employment, applicants must complete a medical examination and a pre-employment drug screen.

Contact Informaton

Rick Whitaker

Jackson Police
525 S Hope St.
Jackson, Missouri 63755
phone: (573) 243-3151

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