Employment Opportunities

Description :

The Maryland Heights Police Department has an opening for a Police Officer. This position performs a variety of routine and complex police patrol, investigation, traffic regulation and law enforcement activities.

This position performs security patrols, traffic control, investigation and first aid at accidents; detects, investigates and arrests persons involved in misconduct or violations of the law; books prisoners and processes evidence; uses judgement to decide a course of action to handle difficult and emergency situations without assistance; testifies in court proceedings, prepares a variety of reports and records; uses technology to enter information or write reports; responds to calls for service. 

The starting pay for this position is $28.84 per hour but can go up to $33.09. Pay for relevant experience is available. 

The City of Maryland Heights has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. Employees are required to be fully vaccinated or must have had an exception approved by City.

High school diploma or equivalent, Class A peace officer license, valid driver license and Missouri residency are also required; 2-5 years of experience preferred. Must live within 40 miles of Dorsett and Millwell as well as in the state of Missouri after appointment.

This position has the potential to work inside and outside in all weather conditions. The position has frequent contact with the public.

This position also requires the ability to perform the required physical activities, the ability to communicate effectively, the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and the ability to learn the city geographically.

Contact :

To access a copy of the police application, click here. Applications can be emailed to hr@marylandheights.com or faxed to 314-738-2422. 

EOE: Minority/Female/Disabled/Vet

The City of Maryland Heights conducts drug testing in accordance with 49 C.F.R. PARTS 40, Part 29, and 655 as Amended, and FMCSA 382.


Deadline for Applying : May 27, 2022 05:00 PM