Police Officer

police officer
Posted 1 month ago

The City of Tarkio is accepting applications and resumes for the position of full-time police officer.  Applicants are expected to be self motivated, professional, and willing to be a member of the community for which you are trusted to serve and protect.  Full-time offices have assigned take-home patrol vehicles for rapid response to emergency situations. Residency requirements set forth by policy allow for residency within a 5 minute response time.  Tarkio is a rural agricultural and growing wind farm community with a population of approximately 1500.  Tarkio is nestled in the Bluffs along the east side of the Missouri River, west of Maryville Missouri (the home of Northwest Missouri State University) and an hour south of Omaha Nebraska.  The former Tarkio College has re-opened its doors as Tarkio Tech, and is actively growing a student body.

Starting salary is 30K+ and negotiable based upon work experience.  All uniforms and equipment are purchased by the department.  Required qualifications are:

  • Must be 21 years of age and older
  • Possess a current Missouri POST certification or equivalent
  • Be able to pass a criminal background investigation
  • Have or able to obtain a valid MO operators license

Residential requirement, reside within city limits or 5 minute response time.

If interested, please contact City Hall for an application at 660-736-4821.  You can also email your resume to tarkiopd@tarkio.net.  Facebook applications are also accepted.

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