EUREKA POLICE DEPARTMENT
120 CITY HALL DRIVE
EUREKA, MISSOURI 63025
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Updated: October 12, 2020
Position Title: Police Officer
********************THIS POSITION IS INVITE ONLY************************Candidates must be invited by the Eureka Police Department to apply****
The Eureka Police Department is currently hiring for the position of Police Officer with 2 positions currently available. To be considered for this position candidates must complete a department application that can be found at www.eureka.mo.us
Candidates must also complete the Personal History Questionnaire (PHQ) and Work Attitude Questionnaire (WAQ). Both the PHQ and WAQ can be accessed through your NTN candidate account.
Salary Information: $50,500 annually - Starting
Benefit Information: Health, Dental, Vision, LAGERS Retirement system, 457 Account, Long and Short Term Disability, 10 Paid Holidays
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid MISSOURI State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Corrected to 20/20
College: Associates Degree, sixty (60) hours of college credit or four (4) years of active military duty
Academy Certification: Yes
Prior Experience: No
Necessary Certifications: Missouri Class A Post Certification
Hiring Process: Go online to the City of Eureka webpage for application. Complete the application fully and turn into the Eureka Police Department. The Department will notify you of testing for the position.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS FOR COMMISSIONED POLICE EMPLOYEE:
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the following list of
essential functions is established as criteria for qualification to receive confirmed
offers of employment as a commissioned police officer with the Eureka Police
The work of the commissioned police officer involves responsibility for the
protection of life and property, prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals
and the general enforcement of ordinances, state and federal laws. Duties normally consist of routine patrol, preliminary investigation and traffic regulation. Police officers may also be assigned duties as detectives, crime prevention officers, department training officers, evidence technicians, field training officers, accident
investigators, firearms instructors, DARE program officers, dog handlers or special
response team officers. Work involves an element of personal danger. The
employee must be able to exercise sound independent judgement under stress.
Assignments may include working on special tasks which call upon specialized
abilities and knowledge possessed by the officer. Work assignments can be
general or specific and instructions are received from a supervisor who reviews
work methods and results through reports, personal inspection and discussion.
Eureka Police officers work a 28 day rotation schedule of 12 hour shifts.
Duties of a police officer can be physically demanding and stressful. This may include working long hours in all types of weather and emergency conditions.
Disqualifiers: criminal activity, driving problems, drug use, poor employment
history, and financial standing, may be reasons for disqualification from
consideration of employment.
Other information needed:
Military Discharge DD214, indicating type of discharge is required.
A full and complete background investigation will be conducted on all applicants
who pass all testing.
You will be asked to authorize all law enforcement agencies, the Veterans Administration, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, all military agencies, all federal, state or local government agencies, state and federal tax bureaus, credit bureaus, schools and universities, to furnish the Chief of Police of the Eureka Police Department with all available information regarding yourself and for the release of any medical, physical, psychiatric and psychological records to the Chief of Police for purposes of determining suitability for police work. The City of Eureka is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.