Sikeston Department of Public Safety - Communication Officer

Sikeston Department of Public Safety - Communication Officer

POSITION: Sikeston DPS Communications Officer

COMPENSATION: $34,270 (no experience); $38,320 (upon completion of training)

The City of Sikeston is seeking applications for the position of Sikeston Department of Public Safety Communication Officer. Communication officers protect citizens by dispatching the appropriate personnel to locations where violations of the law, suspicious activity, traffic accidents, injuries, fires, reckless driving, etc. are occurring. Communication officers are trained in a wide variety of emergency incidents and deal with high-stress situations.

BENEFITS: The City of Sikeston offers a generous benefit and compensation policy including 100% employee paid health insurance with dependent coverage available, 100% paid retirement through LAGERS, 14 paid holidays, one week vacation after six months and a uniform allowance.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Requirements are a high school diploma or equivalent and candidate must reside within 30 miles of the Sikeston city limits. Candidate must have good interpersonal skills and have a positive attitude and high level of initiative.

TO APPLY: Complete an application at Applications should be returned to: Carrie Burgfeld, 105 E. Center St., Sikeston, MO 63801, Phone: (573) 475-3712, FAX: (573) 475-3715, email:

The City of Sikeston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to a policy of hiring and promoting without regard to age, sex, color, race, religion, national origin, or disability as prescribed by Federal and State laws.

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