Police Recruit

Lee's Summit, MO
Lee's Summit Police Department

Salary: $23.29 Hourly.

Open until filled

Position Summary:

Police Recruits are under the supervision of the Department’s Training Unit. The position requires consistent attention and commitment to the Lee’s Summit Police Department’s mission, goals and objectives. Primary responsibility is preparation for the position of Police Officer.

Essential Functions:

  • Candidates must be capable of performing the essential job functions of an entry-level police officer with or without reasonable accommodation. All phases of the examination are designed to measure a candidate’s ability to perform the essential functions of the job.


  • Candidates must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age or will be twenty-one (21) years of age prior to the successful completion of a Missouri Police Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) approved law enforcement training academy.
  • Minimum education requirement is a high school diploma or general equivalency degree.
  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must have a Valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License or ability to obtain a Valid Operator’s License immediately following date of hire as defined by resident state regulations; Department Motorcycle Operators must have a Valid Motorcycle Operator’s License, and a credible driving record.
  • No felony convictions or commission of or participation in any Felony crime, whether detected or not.
  • No on-going or repetitious history of committing or participating in Misdemeanor crimes, whether detected or not.
  • Must be credible witness in court.
  • Ability to perform the essential job functions.
  • Must pass required testing.
  • No experience required.