Police Officer

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$49,171.20
  • Posted Date:02/22/2017
  • Deadline to Apply:03/31/2017 4:00 PM


The City of Bridgeton is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer.  Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen, a Resident of the State of Missouri, at least 21 years of age, and possess a minimum of 60 college credit hours, attending or a graduate of a P.O.S.T. certified basic police academy or be eligible for and obtain a class "A" peace officer license from the State of Missouri prior to appointment. Applicant must have the ability to pass a police service test for entry-level candidates, extensive background investigation, voice stress analyzer and physical/psychological test.

  • Starting salary of $49,171.20
  • Paid Time Off
    • Vacation accrual starts after first month. Amount calculated based on length of service.

    • 9 paid holidays per year.

    • 48 hours paid personal time per year.

    • Sick leave (8 hours per month with max accrual of 1,440 hours).

  • Overtime compensated at 1.5 times in pay or time off.
  • Health and Dental Coverage.
    • Family coverage available.

  • Term Life Insurance.
  • Long Term Disability.
  • 457B retirement plan with a 5% matching contribution.
  • Worker's Compensation.

Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2017 at 4pm returned to the window, by mail, or given to a Police Supervisor afterhours. 

Application must be picked up in person or by special arrangement from the Bridgeton Police Department at 12355 Natural Bridge Road, Bridgeton, MO  63044 

For further information visit

Or call the Office of the Chief at 314-739-7557


The City of Bridgeton is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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