Careers with the Chesterfield Police Department

It takes a special kind of individual to accept the challenges and demands that go along with a career as
a Chesterfield Police Officer. Officers must possess strong character, have above average decision making skills, posses the desire and compassion necessary to help people when they are in need and be able to cope with changing and sometimes dangerous situations. They must have the highest respect for the rights of all individuals and be committed to protecting those rights in all situations. 

If you're interested in finding out more about accepting this challenge and becoming a member of Chesterfield Police Department you'll find all the answers here.

As a member of this professional organization you will share the responsibility, as part of a well trained team, for providing policing services for residents, businesses and visitors who occupy the 32 square miles of Chesterfield each day.

Salary

The Chesterfield Police Department offers excellent starting pay, merit raises, and many opportunities for specialization, promotion and advancement. The current Police Officer Starting Salary is $ 54,000 (with Missouri P.O.S.T. certification)

Benefits
The Chesterfield Police Department has a very competitive benefits package including excellent health insurance, vacation and sick days and a defined contribution pension program.

Personal Rewards

Above and beyond the financial rewards, being a Chesterfield Police Officer brings significant personal rewards to those individuals who accept the challenge of wearing the CPD badge.

Requirements
Applicants must be at least 21 years old upon graduation from the police academy, be a US citizen, possess a High School Diploma or GED certificate, must be free from conviction of a Felony or a Class "A" Misdemeanor, must possess a valid Operator's License from any State at the time of application, must possess a valid Missouri Operator's License by date of employment and must have an "Honorable" discharge if having served in the military.


Competitive Selection Process

Under the regulations of the Police Department, all appointments to the Chesterfield Police Department are made on the basis of an open, competitive selection process conducted under the supervision of the Division of Administration. Each applicant must successfully complete each stage of the selection process before becoming eligible to proceed to the next step. The selection steps, in their order, take approximately three to six months to complete.



Selection Steps
PHYSICAL CONDITION ASSESSMENT
WRITTEN TEST
INTEGRITY INTERVIEW
ORAL REVIEW
DRUG TEST
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION
PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION
CHIEF'S INTERVIEW

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Note:  The police department accepts applications for the position of police officer whether there is a current opening or not.

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