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Employment Opportunities

All employees are hired via the City of Sikeston's Human Resource Department.  Sikeston is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications can be picked up at City Hall, 105 E. Center, Sikeston MO  63801 or by clicking here:  Application

Return application and job description to:  Karen Bailey, 105 E. Center St., Sikeston, MO  63801.  You may also fax this information to 573-475-3715 or send via email,  If you have any questions, please call 573-471-2512.

 View our current Equal Employment Opportunity Plan

*All resumes will be kept on file for six (6) months, then disposed of.

Immediate openings available! 

Public Safety Officer (Job Description)

The City of Sikeston is accepting applications for public safety officer.  The position of public safety officer is cross trained in both police and fire functions.  The Department of Public Safety uses the FireTEAM Testing System, developed to measure specific aptitudes important to the occupation of fire fighter and emergency response personnel for entry level applicants.  The components consist of a human interaction test, a mechanical aptitude test, a math test, a reading test and a report writing test.  This procedure is waived for lateral hires.  All applicants are required to successfully complete a medical examination, drug/alcohol screen, psychological examination, and a functional employment test. Benefits include health insurance, life insurance, retirement, 457 deferred compensation, cafeteria plan, wellness plan, paid vacation, holidays and sick leave.   Rookie compensation begins at $27,022.  An increase of $1,000 is given upon completion of Patrol field training.  An increase of $1,000 is given upon completion of Fire field training. 

This employer participates in E-Verify:  We confirm the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired.



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