Hiring Process

Our department continuously accepts 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 $ 61,462.00 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.