Current Hiring Process

Police Officer Candidate interviews were conducted by the Police Personnel Board and Chesterfield Police Department members on Saturday, October 26, 2019.  As a result, an eligibilty list of 10 candidates was established to undergo additional evaluations.  Five of those candidates were advanced to the next phase of the hiring process, which consists of a comprehensive background investigation and psychological evaluation.  This phase of the process is expected to take approximately 3 weeks.  An additional update will be provided at the completion of that phase of the process. 

Despite the active hiring process currently taking place, our department continues to accept applications for the position of police officer to be evaluated for inclusion in future hiring processes. 

Police officer applicants are required to have a high School diploma or G.E.D.; two years college credit in a related field is preferred. P.O.S.T. certification or currently attending a 600 hour Missouri P.O.S.T. recognized law enforcement academy is preferred. All applicants must possess a valid Operator's licence from any state at the time of application, and must possess a valid Missouri Operator's license by the date of employment.  

Candidates must complete assessments in: physical fitness, written exam, oral interviews, drug/psychological exams and background investigations. Duties/responsibilities involve providing police patrols, protection of life and property through enforcement of laws and ordinances and apprehension of criminal violators. Starting salary is $ 54,000.00 with P.O.S.T. certification. 

Applications are available online at:http://www.chesterfield.mo.us/webcontent/forms/Administration/Application_for_Employment.pdf  or apply at Chesterfield Police Department, 690 Chesterfield Parkway West, Chesterfield, MO 63017. Equal Opportunity Employer.    

For additional information regarding the hiring process please contact Lieutenant Chris Connelly at cconnelly@chesterfield.mo.us or via phone at 636-537-6791.