City of Grandview, MO - Grandview, MO

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The City of Grandview, Missouri is accepting applications/resumes for a Missouri Class A POST Certified Police Officer or applicant who is currently enrolled in a police academy with successful graduation before date of hire. The City of Grandview is an Equal Opportunity Employer in search of individuals that want to be a part of a progressive and professional organization.

Position Summary: Grandview, Missouri is a first tier suburb in the KC/MO metropolitan area with a population of 25,000. GVPD is a cutting-edge department of 70 full time employees with 55 sworn officers performing the challenging work of law enforcement and community service. Opportunities at GVPD include: A Traffic Unit, Motorcycle Assignment, SWAT Team, Investigations, Assignments at the Jackson County Drug Task Force Undercover Unit, FBI Computer Forensic Crime Lab, School Resource Officers, and DARE Assignment. The Patrol Division operates on 12 hour shifts with three day weekends off, twice a month.

Equipment: Contemporary weapon systems to include, Patrol Rifles, Tactical Shotguns and Glock Handguns. The department operates low mileage vehicles that are equipped with: laptops, WiFi in-car digital video and electronic ticketing. The jail facility utilizes computerized booking and Live Scan fingerprinting technology.

Salary & Benefits: All weapons and uniforms are provided along with a uniform cleaning contract. There is discounted membership to a state-of-the-art-community center along with an on-site workout facility. An excellent benefits package (including health, dental, vision, life, LAGERs Pension, and 457 Retirement). The City provides a competitive compensation plan with a Career Development Program that includes steps of 8% to PO II and 8% to Master PO. Additional assignment incentives are provided. Starting salary for Missouri Class A POST certified candidates is $18.80 per hour, ($39,104 annually).

Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent, additional higher education is preferred. Missouri Class A POST Certification required or current enrollment in a police academy with successful graduation before date of hire; valid driver’s license; minimum age 21; looking for someone with good character, independent judgment in emergencies, strong writing skills, and ability to work with a diverse public.

Physical Requirements: Binocular vision correctable to 20/30, able to recognize forced whisper at 5 feet with correction, ability to successfully complete job specific physical skills test.

Process: The selection process includes a background investigation, credit check, written test, interview, an oral board and polygraph exam. Post-offer exams include: psychological testing, drug screen, medical exam and physical agility test. The hiring process requires approximately six weeks to complete.

Apply: Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to one of the following (please note position applying for): Email: jobs@grandview.org,
Fax: 816-763-3902, or
Apply in person at City Hall, 1200 Main Street, Grandview, MO 64030

Closing Date: Will remain open until all positions are filled.