Career Opportunities

The St. Charles County Police Department (SCCPD) offers exciting and rewarding career opportunities to candidates who have the skills and determination to succeed in the law enforcement profession.


Click here for more information and to apply. 

Police Department Benefits

Employment with the SCCPD provides the regular benefits of County employment, including:

  • $58,843.73 starting salary and take-home patrol car
  • Professional training and development
  • $630 annual uniform allowance
  • 17 days PTO accrual withing first year, plus 13 holidays and extended medical leave
  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Fully-funded pension plan
  • Optional deferred compensation plan and matching program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Incentive pay with educational advancement and tuition assistance
    • 2% increase with associate's degree or equivalent
    • 2% increase with bachelor's degree
    • 1% increase with master's degree 

Police Officer Testing

The testing process consists of the following components:

  • Written/Video Exam
  • Physical Agility Test
  • Oral Board Interview

Applications must pass each component to move on to the next component. Scores from each component will be tabulated to determine the applicants' final ratings, at which point candidates will be added to the Eligibility List accordingly.  

Testing will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the following dates:
• Sunday, May 15, 2022
• Sunday, July 24, 2022
• Sunday, September 18, 2022

Please call Human Resources at 636-949-7320 to sign up for a testing date. 

Employment Interest Form

Interested in working as an employee of the SCCPD? Complete this form and a representative will be in touch with available opportunities.

Job Opportunity Help

For more information on job opportunities with the SCCPD and other County departments, visit the St. Charles County Human Resources Department page or call the job opportunities hotline at 636-949-7320, 24 hours a day.