Career Information

Civilian Application Process

Civilian Application Materials:


Other Required Forms:

Authority for release of information & residency requirement

CODIS Application - Required for all DNA section applicants only

Submit applications in person Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or via U.S. mail to:

Metropolitan Police Department, City of St. Louis
Attention: Human Resources Division
1200 Clark Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63103

Become a Police Officer

Civilian employees are not police officers, but their expertise and knowledge help to support police officers as well as the overall mission of the Department. From administrative clerks to attorneys, computer programmers to custodians, firearms examiners to fingerprint technicians, mechanics to mailroom clerks and radio installers to receptionistsweve got your career path covered! Civilian employees are integral to the operations of the Department and while police officers are the front lines, the behind the scenes operations of civilian employees help keep the Department going.

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In most instances, new civilian employees are required to establish residency in the city of St. Louis within 90 days of employment. Apply now! Application forms are available to the right. Completed applications should be submitted in person Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Applications may also be submitted via U.S. mail.

The filing deadline for all positions is Open.

Posted Jobs:

pdf 08/15/2013 Fingerprint Technician (Grant) / LAB-Identification Division Position Details
pdf 08/15/2013 Fingerprint Technician / LAB-Identification Division Position Details
pdf 08/13/2013 Data Entry Clerk / Prisoner Processing Position Details
pdf 08/06/2013 Shift Supervisor / Fleet Services Position Details
pdf 08/01/2013 Master Body Mechanic II / Fleet Services Position Details
pdf 08/01/2013 Property Evidence Technician / Property/Custody Division Position Details
pdf 07/29/2013 Telephone Reporting Specialist / Telephone Reporting & Records Division Position Details
pdf 07/24/2013 Processing Clerk / Prisoner Processing Division Position Details
pdf 05/01/2013 Fingerprint Technician (Grant) / Lab/Identification Division Position Details
pdf 04/15/2013 Mechanic II / Fleet Services Division Position Details
pdf 03/07/2013 Latent Fingerprint Examiner / Identification Division Position Details

Civilian Careers