POLICE OFFICER

Police
St Peters Police Department - St Peters, Missouri

Oct 13, 2021

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Application Deadline:
Oct 27, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$27.19/hr. - $30.82/hr. depending on qualifications and experience hourly
Top Pay:
$$27.19/hr. - $30.82/hr. depending on qualifications and experience annual

Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Responds to routine, urgent and emergency calls for service.

Performs preventive patrol and actively enforces laws, statutes and ordinances.

Identifies potential and actual police hazards and determines appropriate response or enforcement activity.

Provides emergency assistance to injured.

Protects accident and/or crime scene to ensure evidence control.

Directs and controls traffic to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles and pedestrians.

Conducts preliminary investigations of suspicious and/or criminal activities/persons.

Conducts traffic enforcement activities to reduce accidents and discourage unlawful driving behavior.

Pursues, apprehends, transports and controls criminals or other persons menacing the public safety.

Assists/ensures conviction of unlawful behavior through enforcement, investigative and court support activities.

Prepares varied case, complaint and shift records and reports.

Performs all work in compliance with established City safety standards.

Performs other work as assigned.

Additional Information

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Working knowledge of modern police methods and practices.

Working knowledge of laws and ordinances that are applicable to the City.

Thorough knowledge of the geography of the City.

Considerable skills in the use of firearms.

Considerable skills in driving automotive vehicles.

Job Requirements

  • Age: NA
  • Education: NA
  • Experience: SEE REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Must be a U.S. citizen.

High school graduate or GED certificate.

Sixty college credit hours from an accredited College or University; or two (2) years of continuous police service with the same police agency; or have served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America and received a discharge under Honorable Conditions.

Must meet all Missouri Police Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certification requirements for a 1st class charter county (Class A) prior to start date.

Twenty-one (21) years of age or older.

Must have a Motor Vehicle Operator’s License valid in the state of Missouri.

Must pass required testing.

Contact Information

TANGULA BELL

St Peters Police Department
1020 Kimberly Lane
St Peters, Missouri 63376
phone: 636-477-6600

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