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SALARY

NON-POST:
HOURLY $18.45-$27.38
ANNUAL $38,368-$56,950

POST CERTIFIED:
HOURLY $19.36 -$27.38
ANNUAL $40,268-$56,950

CAREER DEVELOPMENT PLAN

POST CERTIFIED OFFICERS WITH EXPERIENCE CAN:
*EARN UP TO 16% MORE FOR 6+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
*EARN UP TO 8% MORE FOR 3+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
*POSSIBLY START AT A HIGHER RANK

OTHER SPECIAL PAY

 HOLIDAYS:  9 PAID + 1 FLOATING
 LONGEVITY PAY:  RECEIVED UPON THREE YEARS OF CONTINUOUS EMPLOYMENT
 INCENTIVE PAY:  INVESTIGATIONS UNIT       $1,200/YEAR
   FIELD TRAINING OFFICER $1,200/YEAR
   SWAT                                       $420/YEAR
   CRISIS NEGOTIATOR            $420/YEAR
   RECRUITMENT BONUSES    $500/HIRE (MAX. $1000/YEAR)
   SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL         $1,040/YEAR
TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: UP TO $3,000 FOR ACADEMY TUITION IF COMPLETED WITHIN 24 MONTHS OF HIRE DATE, DISBURSED OVER 3-YEAR PERIOD.

 

SPECIALTY UNITS

  • SWAT TEAM
  • SPECIALIZED ENFORCEMENT UNIT
  • K-9 UNIT
  • SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER
  • DARE/GREAT PROGRAMS
  • INVESTIGATIONS UNIT
  • JACKSON COUNTY DRUG TASK FORCE

BENEFITS

  • RETIREMENT PAID 100% BY CITY
  • MEDICAL INSURANCE
  • DENTAL INSURANCE
  • LIFE INSURANCE
  • SHORT-TERM DISABILITY
  • TAX SAVINGS PLAN
  • 12-HOURS SHIFTS
  • CREDIT UNION MEMBERSHIP
  • FITNESS MEMBERSHIP
  • ON-DUTY PHYSICAL FITNESS TIME
  • WEAPONS, LEATHER, UNIFORMS & UNIFORM CLEANING PROVIDED

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • AT LEAST 21 YEARS OLD
  • VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE
  • HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED REQUIRED
  •  ASSOCIATE'S OR BACHELOR'S DEGREE, OR TWO YEARS OF CONTINUOUS MILITARY SERVICE PREFERRED
  • EXCELLENT VERBAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS
  • UNITED STATES CITIZEN
  • CLASS A POST CERTIFICATION FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PREFERRED
  • NON-CERTIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE REQUIRED TO SIGN A THREE YEAR CONTRACT FOR TRAINING EXPENSES

SELECTION/TRAINING PROCESS

 PHASE 1  WRITTEN EXAM
 PHASE 2  PRELIMINARY INTERVIEW
 PHASE 3  ORAL BOARD INTERVIEW
 PHASE 4  BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION
 PHASE 5  CHIEF OF POLICE INTERVIEW
 PHASE 6  POLYGRAPH EXAM
 PHASE 7  CONDITIONAL OFFER
 PHASE 8  PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAM
 PHASE 9  MEDICAL/DRUG SCREEN/PHYSICAL AGILITY EXAM

 

Once selected as a entrant officer (non-certified), you will attend the Kansas City Missouri Police Academy. During this 26 week period, you will participate in an intense training curriculum which exceeds the minimum standards set forth by the POST commission for the State of Missouri. 

Upon graduation from the Academy, you will begin 18 weeks of field training.  You will receive one-on-one personal training and be evaluated on a daily basis to monitor your progress. This comprehensive program will prepare you for an exciting law enforcement career with the Grandview Police Department.

GRANDVIEW POLICE DEPARTMENT OPENINGS

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