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City of St. Louis Department of Personnel Police Major in St. Louis, Missouri

Police Major

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Department: Police Department


  • Minimum: $94,764.00

  • Maximum: $98,374.00

Appointment will be made at a rate within the salary range based on years of service.

Position Specifications

Incumbents in this position perform upper level management duties as the Commander of an area station, patrol support section, or administrative bureau by planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling the work of assigned units to accomplish immediate objectives as well as to reach long-range Community Policing goals.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Police Major

Minimum Qualifications

Two years of experience as a Police Captain with the St. Louis Police Division of the Department of Public Safety.

Certification: Must be certified as a Police Officer by the State of Missouri.

License: Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license while employed by the City of St. Louis. Please note type of license, number, class, and expiration date on the Employment Application. Must be able to present license at the time of the Management Simulation.

MEDICAL: The medical exam will include a drug/alcohol screen. Incumbents are also subject to random Drug Screen and Alcohol Tests as a condition of their employment.

When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your experience and training evaluation. Applicants will only receive credit for their experience and education as shown on the application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request. The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.

CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points. City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points.

Scoring Components and Their Weights

  • Medical Examination: Pass/Fail

  • Service Rating: Pass/Fail

  • Management Simulation: 100%

Residency Requirement: Saint Louis City residency is generally required within 120 days after a working test period is completed. Proof of residency will be requested.

PROM 3697

May 26, 2023


Last Date For Filing Application Is June 09, 2023

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