Submit applications for all positions to Human Resources at City Hall on or before the deadline.
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For more information:
Police Employment Information -- our comprehensive FAQ document that covers most common quesitons about the hiring process.
Potential applicants who are seeking information can contact the police recruiting line at 816.969.1769 or email Police Recruiting.
The Lee's Summit Police Department offers many sworn and civilian employment opportunities in the following areas:
- Police Officer
- Police Services Officer (front desk)
- Records Clerk
- Animal Control Shelter Attendant
- Detention Officer
- Animal Control Officer
- Facilities Services
The Police Department offers great pay and benefits, as well as equipment and training. The City offers a college incentive reimbursement program, clothing allowance for plain clothes assignments, uniform dry cleaning, overtime pay, vacation pay; sick and short-term disability leave, health and dental insurance plans, pension plan and a voluntary deferred compensation plan.
The officer applicant screening process is multi-phased and consists of the following steps:
- Preliminary application
- Written examination
- Oral interview
- Polygraph examination
- Background investigation
- Conditional Offer of Employment
- Psychological examination
- Medical examination
- Final Offer of Employment
From the time of initial application, the hiring process can take between three to six months. Contact will be maintained with applicants from the time of initial application until an applicant is removed from the hiring process or an offer of employment is extended.
The Lee's Summit Missouri Police Department is a sponsoring agency. Once accepted, officer candidates will attend the Kansas City Missouri Regional Police Academy. The department covers all costs associated with the training and candidates receive a salary while attending. Upon graduation, candidates are assigned to the 16-week Field Training program.
The Police Employment Information contains in-depth information on required qualifications, testing processes and a detailed job description for sworn and non-sworn positions. Applicants for all positions will be subject to the same hiring process including a polygraph examination, psychological evaluation and background investigation.
Police Employment Information
Candidates will be asked to complete a Personal History Questionnaire after completion of an entry level test if being considered for any of the above positions. Do not submit as an application or unsolicited.
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