Chief of Police

City of Morrisville - MORRISVILLE, Missouri

May 4, 2021

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Application Deadline:
May 21, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$15 hourly

Job Description

The City of Morrisville is seeking candidates for a newly created Chief of Police position. Candidates must possess valid POST certification and prior law enforcement experience. Morrisville is establishing a police department with the selected candidate to begin full-time in June 2021 or on a part-time basis sooner. Morrisville will expect the selected candidate to establish our new police department and serve as the SRO for the Marion C. Early Schools. This is a full-time position with approximately 16-20 hours a week during the school term (Aug-May) serving as SRO and the balance of the weekly work hours serving the City of Morrisville. Benefits include flexible scheduling, paid training, comp time, and uniform allowance. Other benefits such as paid time off, insurance, and retirement may be offered at a later date depending upon the budget. Starting pay will be $15 per hour for an experienced and qualified law enforcement officer with scheduled raises to be planned after reviewing the budget after operations begin. Morrisville is a small community located 20 minutes north of Springfield with a population of 388. Interested candidates should submit by May 14, 2021, a cover letter and resume along with an employment application to:

City of Morrisville

Attn: Dustin Kessler, Mayor

P.O. Box 83

Morrisville, MO 65710

The City of Morrisville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please direct any questions to Dustin Kessler, Mayor of Morrisville, by calling 417-376-3500. Applications can be printed from

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: Valid MO Post Certification
  • Experience: Prior law enforcement required, preference for prior supervisory experience

Contact Information

Dustin Kessler

City of Morrisville
MORRISVILLE, Missouri 65710
phone: 4173763500

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