Paid personal time, Paid holidays, Paid vacation, 401K / Retirement plan, Life Insurance, Health Insurance
Become a Trooper!
Salary begins the first day of recruit training.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is accepting applications for the 107th Recruit Class, which begins training on January 2, 2019. The application deadline is September 15, 2018.
Medical insurance, paid life insurance, and paid retirement, are among the available fringe benefits. Officers receive at least 15 vacation days and 11 paid holidays per year. Sick leave accumulates at a rate of ten hours per month.
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 and is responsible for investigating highway traffic crashes and other roadway emergencies.
Other responsibilities include assisting local peace officers upon request, investigating crimes, and enforcing criminal laws. A trooper must work under all climatic conditions and is frequently required to drive at high speeds. Work schedules change regularly, and officers are subject to be on call at any time.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.