Accepting Applications

The Festus Police Department is currently seeking applications for a full time Police Officer.  All applicants must be at least 21 years of age and must have a current Class "A" certification.  Benefit information is attached to the application.  Applications can be picked up at the Festus Police Department of downloaded below.  Applications will run through February 2, 2018.  The City of Festus is an equal opportunity employer.


The City of Festus with a 2010 census population of 11,602 is one the fastest growing communities in Jefferson County.  The city has a large interstate highway that intersects it and several large retail plazas.  The city is located approximately 30 miles south of downtown St. Louis.  The police department has 25 full time officers, 9 dispatchers, 1 administrative assistant, and 1 clerical worker.

The police department accepts applications for police officer on a continuous basis throughout the year.  Please feel free to download the job application & Benefit Schedule and print it out and mail to:

Festus Police Department
100 Park Ave.
Festus, MO 63028

We will keep your application on file for one year.  You will need to update and/or re-do your application once that time elapses.

Please make sure the application is filled out completely, signed by the applicant, and signed by a witness, or it will not be considered any further in the process.

You may need the latest version of Acrobat Reader to download the application.


City of Festus

City Hall: (636) 937-4694
Police & Fire:  (636) 937-3646
Public Library:   (636) 937-2017
Public Works:   (636) 937-6646
Park Reservations:      (636) 937-6646

Police Department

100 Park Avenue
Festus, MO 63028
Telephone: (636) 937-3646
Records:  (636) 937-5184
Fax:  (636) 937-8086


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