Job Opportunities

Full-time Job Openings

Police Officer

The City of Harrisonville, MO is seeking applicants to join our team of 25 police professionals. Candidates must possess Missouri POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) certification.  Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license.  Applicants will be required to pass a series of written examinations, CVSA, extensive background investigation, oral review board, physical, psychological evaluation, eye exam, and pre-employment drug screen.  

 We offer a competitive pay ranges beginning at $38,670 as well as a benefit package that includes:

• Medical insurance

• Life insurance

• Defined benefit retirement (LAGERS)

• Sick leave

• 84 hours paid vacation upon completion of 1 year of service

• Uniforms and equipment provided by the City

Submit your resume and a required application form to hpd@harrisonville.com, hand deliver to the Police Department at 205 N. Lexington, or mail to PO Box 367, Harrisonville, MO 64701. Applications may be obtained at Harrisonville City Hall, 300 E. Pearl St., Harrisonville, MO 64701, or completed on the city website. Applications are due by March 1st, 2020 at 5 PM CST.

 The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Communications Officer (Dispatcher)

After 32 years of service and dedication, one of our Dispatchers will be retiring! 

Harrisonville Police Department is now accepting applications for a full-time Communications Officer (Dispatch). Applicants must be 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or GED. Applicants will be required to undergo a CVSA examination, extensive background investigation, oral review board, and post offer pre-employment drug screen. Desirable qualifications to work in a 9-1-1 dispatch center are typing, telephone skills, and verbal/written communication skills. Applicants must be willing to work 12-hour night shifts, night shifts, and holidays. Upon hire, applicants will also be required to pass MULES, NCIC, and Medical Priority Dispatch training for Police, Fire, and Ambulance.

We offer competitive pay ranges between $34,702 (16.68/hour) and $52,054 (25.03/hour) as well as excellent benefits that include:

•    Medical insurance

•    Life insurance

•    Retirement (LAGERS)

•    Sick leave

•    84 hours paid vacation upon completion of 1 year of service

Submit your resume and a required application form to hpd@harrisonville.com, hand deliver to the Police Department at 205 N. Lexington, or mail to PO Box 367, Harrisonville, MO 64701. Applications may be obtained at Harrisonville City Hall, 300 E. Pearl St., Harrisonville, MO 64701, or completed on the city website. Applications must be submitted no later than February 24, 2020 by 5 p.m. CST.

The City of Harrisonville is an equal opportunity employer. 

Part-time Job Openings

There are currently no part-time openings for the City of Harrisonville.

Certification Classes

There are currently no certification classes available through the City of Harrisonville.

Application Forms

Online Employment Application 

PDF Employment Application (PDF)

The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).