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Frequently Asked Questions 

  • Age
    At least 18 years of age with no maximum age limit.
  • Education and Experience
    Requiresa a high school diploma or equivalent, the ability to type 40 wpm and good speech/clarity.
  • Felonies
    Applicants shall NOT have been convicted of a felony or any offense that would be a felony if committed in Missouri, nor convictions of crimes of moral indecency. Applicants must not be under any indictment for any felony in any state or jurisdiction.
  • Citizenship
    Applicant must be a United States citizen.
  • Medical & Background Examination
    Applicants must pass a written test, medical examination, psychological examination, and an extensive background and criminal history check before being considered
  • Drug Usage
    The City has an obligation to its employees to take reasonable steps to ensure a drug free and safe place to work. The City also has an obligation to the citizens of Jefferson City and the public at large to provide quality and safe services through a policy and program prohibiting alcohol, illegal drugs, and controlled substances in the workplace.
  • Physical Requirements
    Ability to stand and/or sit for extended periods; visual acuity to read documents and computer screens for prolonged periods; speak clearly; and hearing adequate to operate radio and telephone equipment to participate in multiple conversations concurrently.
  • Mental Requirements
    Ability to concentrate on multiple detailed tasks for two hours or more; maintain composure and perform effectively in emergency and other stressful situations; and have strong interpersonal relationship skills to facilitate positive peer and community interaction.
  • Shift Work
    Must be able to work 10 hour shifts and rotate every 28 days between days, evenings and midnight's.
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