Grandview is now under a Stay at Home Order issued by Jackson County through April 24 to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Grandview City Hall, DMV Licensing Office and the View Community Center are now closed to the public. Call (816) 316-4800 with questions.


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The City of Grandview’s employees are its most important resource. Our success depends on the capable people who bring their skills and experience to our organization. Grandview offers a variety of rewarding careers with great benefit packages to full-time, regular employees including medical, dental,  retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and discounted Community Center Membership.

Grandview, MO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE. Visit this page frequently to see our list of advertised vacancies and find the information you need to become a successful applicant.

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Police Officer - Certified Only

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$20.94 per hour
  • Posted Date:01/17/2019

The City of Grandview, Missouri has immediate openings for Full-Time Police Officers.


The City of Grandview, Missouri is accepting applications for the immediate opening of Police Officer. The City of Grandview is an Equal Opportunity Employer in search of individuals that want to be a part of a progressive and professional organization.


Grandview, Missouri is a first tier suburb in the KC/MO metropolitan area with a population of 25,000.  GVPD is a cutting-edge department of 70 full time employees with 58 sworn officers performing the challenging work of law enforcement and community service.  Opportunities at GVPD include: Motorcycle Assignment, SWAT Team, Investigations, and Assignments at the Jackson County Drug Task Force Undercover Unit, School Resource Officers, Canine and DARE Assignment.  The Patrol Division operates on 12 hour shifts with three day weekends off, twice a month.


Contemporary weapon systems to include:   Patrol Rifles, Tactical Shotguns and Glock Handguns.  The department operates low mileage vehicles that are equipped with: laptops, WiFi in-car digital video and electronic ticketing. The jail facility utilizes computerized booking and Live Scan fingerprinting technology



 High School diploma or equivalent, additional higher education is preferred.  Licensed as a police officer in the State of Missouri with no felony or domestic violence convictions.  Valid driver’s license; minimum age 21; looking for someone with good character, independent judgment in emergencies, strong writing  and communication skills, and ability to work with a diverse public. 



Binocular vision correctable to 20/30, able to recognize forced whisper at 5 feet with correction, ability to successfully complete job specific physical skills test.


The selection process includes a written test, preliminary interview, panel interview, background investigation, credit check, interview with the Chief of Police and polygraph exam.  Post-offer exams includes psychological, drug screen and medical exam.  The hiring process requires approximately six weeks to complete.



 All weapons and uniforms are provided along with a uniform cleaning contract.  There is discounted membership to a state-of-the-art-community center along with an on-site workout facility.   An excellent benefits package (including health, dental, vision, life, LAGERs Pension, and 457 Retirement). The City provides a competitive compensation plan with a Career Development Program that includes steps of 8% to PO II and 8% to Master PO.  Additional assignment incentives are provided.  



Complete the downloadable Police Pre-Application Process packet or complete the application online. Turn in application packet to Human Resources at City Hall 1200 Main St., Grandview, MO  64030 with copies of all requested documents before the closing date.  Eligible candidates will be notified by email of a written test date.

Contact Recruiter Sgt. Greg Smith (816) 316-4906 or with questions.





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