Career Opportunities
City of O'Fallon Hiring incentive

All full-time positions posted, on the City website, after October 1, 2022 will be eligible for either a $500 or $1,000 incentive as identified in the job posting.

O'Fallon continues to be a great place to live, work, and play! See all current job openings and start your new career with the City of O'Fallon!

Learn more about the New Hire Incentive Program (PDF).

The O'Fallon Police Department is a progressive organization consisting of 120 sworn officers and 37 full-time non-sworn personnel. The department serves O'Fallon, Missouri — a population of more than 88,000 and consistently ranked by numerous organizations as one of America's "Best Places to Live" and "Safest Cities."

Department Facts

  • Annual $14.6 million budget
  • Patrol officers work 12-hour shifts (this is not a 9-5 job); hours vary for other assignments
  • Salary range: $67,454.40 - $82,992.00

Applicant Requirements

  • At least 21 years of age by hire date
  • Meet background investigation standards
  • Meet criminal history standards
  • High School Diploma or GED required; (30 college credit hours preferred)
  • Possess a Class "A" Missouri P.O.S.T. certification or be currently enrolled in a Missouri P.O.S.T.- approved Police Academy
  • Successfully complete all phases of the selection process
  • Testing: PT consists of 12 sit-ups, 9 full push-ups and running 1.5 miles in 18:30 or less; followed by a written test
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Valid Missouri driver's license and excellent driving record

Eligible Candidate Requirements

  • Pass a written examination
  • Pass a pre-employment physical agility test
  • Pass a psychological test
  • Pass a polygraph examination
  • Successfully complete field training program
  • Successfully complete 1-year probationary period


  • 120 hours of vacation per year, increasing at five and 15 years
  • Affordable health, dental, and vision plans available for employees and dependents
  • Basic life and AD&D offered at no cost to employees – Police Officer 2x their annual salary
  • Uniforms provided
  • 457 Deferred compensation plan
  • Educational assistance (up to $2,500 per year)
  • Equipment (handgun, leather, etc.) provided
  • Professionally-tailored uniforms provided
  • Accumulated sick leave (up to 480 hours)
  • 11 observed holidays & 1 personal holiday per year
  • Military leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid bereavement and funeral leave
  • State of the Art Fitness Center and Defensive Tactics Training Room within the Police Station

Retirement Package

The City of O'Fallon participates in the Missouri LAGERS L-6 program. Medical insurance through the City is also available for eligible retirees. Benefits from the plan are in addition to your benefits from Social Security and supplemental deferred compensation plans.

How to apply

If the O'Fallon Police Department currently has openings, you may view detailed information and apply online using the City of O'Fallon's Human Resources portal.

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