Please Complete the CPD Employment Application Packet (including all required documents) and submit the completed packet in person at the Police Dept. during normal business hours of 9 am - 5 pm.
Please direct the completed Application Packet to the attention of Chief of Police.
POST Certified Police Officer (FULL-TIME)
Applicants must have a Class A POST license or applicant must be currently enrolled in a police academy with successful graduation before date of hire.
Applicant must have a minimum of 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university or three (3) years experience as a police officer, be a minimum of 21 years of age, and possess valid Missouri drivers license without a history of suspensions/revocations.
A successful applicant will be of good character and high ethical standards, able to pass rigorous background investigation, great judgment, strong writing skills and ability to work a rotating twelve hour (12) schedule including nights, weekends and holidays, and be able to work with a diverse public.
Cottleville Police Officers receive a competitive starting salary of $22.36/hr and an excellent benefits package (including health, dental, vision, life, LAGERs Pension).
The City of Cottleville is an Equal Opportunity Employer in search of individuals that want to be a part of a progressive and professional organization.
POST Certified Police Officer (PART-TIME)
The City of Cottleville is actively seeking part-time police officers.
The ideal part-time applicant is one that is NOT interested in obtaining a full-time position, but rather works full-time in the civilian sector and is interested in maintaining his/her Class A POST Certification and willing to work a shift or two per month as needed, or assist with special events.
Part-time officers are paid $15.00/hr. with no benefits. Uniforms and equipment are provided. College/experience requirement does not apply to part-time positions.
- Submission of Personal History Questionnaire
- Credential Review
- Physical Fitness Assessment
- Written Examination
- Peer Board Interview
- Polygraph Examination
- Background Investigation
- Medical Examination
- Psychological Examination
- Command Review Board
- Chief's Interview
- City Administrator Approval