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City of De Soto – De Soto Police Department Full-Time Police Officer

The De Soto Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Police Officer.  Applicants should possess a POST Class A License, Valid Driver’s License and High School Diploma or GED.  De Soto Police are seeking community oriented individuals to maintain law and order, protect members of the public and their properties, prevent crime and improve citizens’ quality of life. The goal is to achieve community safety and crime reduction.  Applications can be downloaded from or picked up from the De Soto Police Department located at 17 Boyd Street De- Soto Missouri 63020.  The starting salary is $32,760.00.  Police Officers are expected to work rotating shifts including weekend and holidays and in all-weather, and stressful situations.  Applications will be accepted until July 28, 2017

Please download an application and submit it in person to the De Soto Police Department at 17 Boyd Street, De Soto Missouri 63020

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The City of De Soto Water/Sewer Department is seeking applications for a full time Maintenance Worker. High School diploma, GED, or other certificate of competency; experience in manual work and proven record of dependability. Requires Missouri CDL Driver’s License, or must obtain within six (6) months. The work includes general maintenance and repair work, operation of power tools and light-duty equipment, operation of trucks and heavy-duty equipment, reading water meters, checking meters for leaks and turning meters on and off. The starting salary is $13.00 per hour. Applications are available at City Hall, 17 Boyd Street, De Soto, MO., between 8:00 a.m., and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Applications can also be found online at Submit applications to City Hall. De Soto is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Applications must be delivered to City Hall.  Emails cannot be accepted.  Please include any additional information with your application that you wish to be considered.  (Example, resume, certifications, etc)

Applications for the Police Department can be picked up at the Police Department which is located within City Hall or downloaded from the link above.  All other applications should be picked up at the City Hall window or downloaded by clicking “Application for Employment” above.

The City of De Soto provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
U.S. Equal Employment
Opportunity Commission