Full Time Patrol Officer

Job Status
Open - open and accepting applications
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The Centralia Police Department is seeking an applicant for the position of full-time Patrol Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent, and a Missouri Peace Officer's license.

Wage: Grade G - $19.77 - $25.10 per hour. Additional $1 per hour shift differential pay.    

Primary shift 6:00pm to 6:00am. 

Application Deadline: Until position is filled

Application Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Possess a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Be at least 21 years of age at the time of hire
  • No felony convictions and no other criminal convictions within the last 5 years (excluding traffic violations)
  • Possess a valid Operator's license at time of application, and a valid Missouri Operator's license at time of appointment
  • Possess a valid Missouri Peace Officer's License and be in good standing
  • Pass a pre-employment drug screen and CVSA.

Applications may be obtained and returned to Centralia City Hall or completed online here. For any questions regarding the position please call Centralia Police Department at (573) 682-2132.

The City of Centralia is an equal opportunity employer and e-verify employer. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other legally protected status. Equal access to the hiring process, services, and employment is available to all individuals. Applicants requiring accommodations to application or interview process should contact the City Clerk.

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