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Parks & Recreation Open Positions

Police Officer

Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019 10:00 AM



May3, 2019                                                                                                                                                                                                             


Starting salary for non-certified applicants is $40,000 annually plus a full benefit package; upon graduation from the academy recruits move to $44,800 annually.   Applicants with Class  A Certification and experience will enter the pay scale at a range of $44,800 to $50,454 dependent on their years of previous experience. 


Lee’s Summit is a premier community located southeast of downtown Kansas City, MO.  With an estimated population just over 97,000 citizens and growing, residents enjoy the many attributes of a significant suburb within a major metropolitan area.  Lee’s Summit is home to great amenities including shopping, outstanding community health facilities, a national gold medal winning Parks and Recreation system, and award winning schools.  Lee’s Summit is proud to be voted one of Money Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Live” four times, ranked #5 of America’s 50 best cities to live in by USA Today and ranked #1 of the “Happiest Mid-Sized Cities in America” by Zippia

The City of Lee’s Summit is now seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer. 


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Minimum age 21 years of age or will be 21 years of age prior to successful completion of Missouri Police Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.)
  • Approved law enforcement training academy
  • Good physical condition with height and weight in proportion
  • 20/20 vision in both eyes with or without correction
  • No past criminal record

Applicants who meet the basic qualifications will be notified in writing of the date and time for the written testing date once the open application period closes.

How to apply

An application form must be completed (please include detailed resume). Click here to download the Application Form. You can also obtain an application from Human Resources. The application can either be faxed, mailed, or submitted in person at City Hall.

Human Resources
City of Lee's Summit
220 SE Green
Lee's Summit, MO 64063

Fax:(816) 969-1055

The City of Lee's Summit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.