Police Trainer

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This is a job posting from company – City of Columbia

Employment TypeFull Time

Work Hours: 8

Salary: $20 To $30/An Hour

Location: Missouri, USA

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Posting Number 2913P
Position Title Police Trainer
Department Police
Job Code 03008
FLSA Status Exempt
Union Code/Affiliation Unrepresented
Division SUPPORT SERVICES (Police)
Job Description Summary

Responsible for recruiting and training police officers, as well as other city employees, regarding current best practices in law enforcement.
Essential Job Functions

  • Review, develop, and update Missouri POST approved lesson plans.
  • Assist other instructors with the building and development of Missouri POST approved lesson plans.
  • Conduct and document remedial training with officers as needed.
  • Monitor and evaluate police instructors to ensure competence in teaching ability and content of training.
  • Serve as primary point-of-contact for police academy.
  • Coordinate portions of PTO program. Review recruit progress reports and keep chain of command apprised of progress.
  • Provide instruction for in service training programs.

Ancillary Job Functions

  • Assist in the scheduling of the academy and in implementing in-service training course work which meet state requirements.
  • Manage the department’s ammunition supply.
  • Assist with general maintenance of the training center.
  • Assist with research and development of police equipment.
  • Conduct background investigations for new employees.
  • Represent department at recruiting events and identify recruitment opportunities.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience – An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered

  • 60 or more credit hours from an accredited college. Credit in Criminal Justice or related field preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of law enforcement experience.
  • Certified Law Enforcement Instructor in multiple disciplines.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and safe driving record.
  • Must maintain CPR certification.
  • Must complete and submit an official Columbia Police Dept. background questionnaire and pass extensive background investigation; no serious criminal record (determined by nature of violation).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities which may be representative, but not all-inclusive of those commonly associated with this position

  • Knowledge of law enforcement principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of effective teaching and learning techniques.
  • Strong understanding of the principles of classroom instruction, professional development training, and curriculum design.
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills required to successfully develop and conduct training and recruiting.
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to develop lesson plans into a format that meets the guidelines set forth by the Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Division and translate into high quality training programs.
  • Ability to operate photocopier, facsimile, telephone and basic office equipment.
  • Ability to operate projectors, smart-boards, and other related audio/visual equipment.
  • Proficient in computer skills, such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentations.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in collaborating with others and teamwork.
  • Must be able to research training topics and legal opinions to determine best practices.
  • Must be able to adapt to challenging situations and find creative solutions.
  • Demonstrated sound judgment, stress tolerance, decisiveness, leadership, interpersonal insight, and persuasiveness.
  • Ability to wear a respirator and/or self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) as required.

Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job

  • Exposed regularly to both moderate and very loud noises, such as gunfire.

Physical Abilities that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions

  • Must be able to sit, talk and listen for extended periods of time.
  • May be required to stand for extended periods of time to conduct presentations.
  • Must be able to drive, reach with hands/arms, and stoop/crouch.
  • Must be able to maintain precise hand-eye coordination.
  • Must be able to use close and distant vision and distinguish colors.
  • Must be able to judge three-dimensional vision and the ability to judge distance
  • Must be able to have repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement to type and work on computer.
  • May be required to lift 100 pounds or more
  • Must pay extremely demanding attention.
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.


Generally this position works Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, however the hours may vary depending on the training and recruiting needs of the department. Some training sessions may be held at night or on weekends if necessary.
Supervision Exercised

Starting Salary $46,904 – $59,738 – $72,571 (minimum – midpoint – maximum) annual salary, commensurate with training, education and experience
Pay Grade C6
Number of Positions Available 1
Deadline to Apply 12/14/2022
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Generally this position works Monday – Friday 8:00 am -5:00 pm, however the hours may vary depending on the training and recruiting needs of the department. Some training sessions may be held at night or on weekends if necessary.
Notice to Applicants

Individuals needing accommodation to apply may call 573.874.7235




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