State Trooper

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Saint Louis, MO

Job status
Full time
$48,072.00 – Annually
Job description
Are you looking for a challenging career, duties that are never routine, and competitive pay and fringe benefits? If so, you may be interested in a career with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, one of the most highly respected law enforcement agencies in the country.

Become a Trooper!

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is accepting applications for the 109th Recruit Class, which begins training on January 6, 2020. The application deadline is July 1, 2019.

Salary & Fringe benefits:

Salaries are dictated by the Missouri General Assembly. Starting salary of $48,072 begins the first day of recruit training. Fringe benefits include a competitive retirement plan and medical, life, dental, and vision insurances. Troopers receive 15 annual leave days, 15 sick leave days, and 12 paid holidays per year.

Duties of a Trooper:

The primary duties of a Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper are to promote safety and enforce traffic laws for the motoring public. A trooper provides assistance to motorists, is responsible for investigating highway traffic crashes, and other roadway emergencies. Other responsibilities include assisting local law enforcement officers upon request, investigating crimes, and enforcing criminal laws. A trooper must work under all climatic conditions, is frequently required to drive at high speeds, subject to call at any time, and work schedules that change regularly.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.