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November 2014: The City of Garden City, Missouri located 40 minutes outside Kansas City in southeastern Cass County is accepting applications for the right person to join our ranks as a police officer in our rapidly growing community.

To wear our badge, you must be a person of honor and integrity, possess strong communication skills and be able to render sound decisions under pressure. Varied work assignments and resolve real world problems. You will see tangible results and build a set of problem solving skills you can take anywhere. Most of all, you must be committed to public service. By helping to make Garden City a better place to live, you will earn the respect of the citizens you serve.

Benefits include: health & medical insurance, LAGERS retirement, deferred comp plan, two weeks paid vacation after first year, paid sick leave and paid holidays. Starting pay is $12 per hour, must be available to work days/evenings/midnights including weekends and holidays as required. Garden City offers select CEU training through the Regional Police Academy, Kansas City, MO Police Department.

Minimal Candidate Qualifications
Valid Missouri POST certification (Class A or B)
Associate's degree plus three (3) years full-time, directly related work experience
High School Diploma/GED plus five (5) years of full-time, directly related work experience
Minimum 21 years of age
No felony convictions
No Misdemeanor convictions from felony charges
Good physical condition
Successfully complete selection process
Pro-active work ethics
No dependencies of drugs or alcohol
Verified prior work experience

Preferred Canidate Qualifications
Bachelor's degree
6-10 years experience


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