Police Officer Employment Information

 

Now accepting applications for this position!

 

The Raytown Police Department offers great pay and benefits, as well as supplying all of your police required equipment (including weapons).  We also provide excellent training that will prepare you to perform as a professional police officer for the City of Raytown.

 

The base salary for a Missouri P.O.S.T. Class A police officer is $20.93/hr which includes nine paid holidays and three personal days. For experienced officers, lateral pay is considered. The base salary for a Non-P.O.S.T. police officer applicants is 10% lower than Class A officers while attending the academy.

 

Non-P.O.S.T. police officer applicants that are hired will attend the Kansas City Regional Police Academy for their training. Upon completion of the Academy, you will continue your training at the Raytown Police Department, where you will complete a 14-week field training program with a Field Training Officer (FTO).

 

Additional benefits include a clothing allowance, overtime pay, vacation pay, holiday pay, sick leave, life insurance, disability, health and dental insurance plans, pension plan, and a voluntary deferred compensation plan.

 

The Raytown Police Department applicant screening process consists of the following steps:

 

  • Application Form &Employment Questionnaire (Must be submitted together. CLICK on each to open)

  • Written and Physical Agility Tests

  • C.V.S.A. Examination

  • Oral Board Interview

  • Background Investigation

  • Conditional Offer of Employment

  • Medical Examination

  • Psychological Examination

At the end of the application you will be required to attach the following:

IF YOU CHOOSE NOT TO ATTACH THESE ITEMS WITH THE APPLICATION, YOU WILL HAVE ONE WEEK FROM THE TIME YOU SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO SUBMIT THESE DOCUMENTS. THE APPLICATION WILL BE PUT ON HOLD UNTIL ALL DOCUMENTS ARE RECEIVED.

 

You must be at least 21 years of age to take the P.O.S.T Police Officer exam and have a high school diploma or GED. 

We encourage applicants to do a ride-along. You can fill out the form here.

 

If you have any questions please contact Sgt. Aaron Hixon at 816-737-6113 or by email hixona@raytownpolice.org.