Come Work With Us

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.

Application Process

The police department accepts applications for police officer on a continuous basis throughout the year. Please feel free to download the Employment Application (PDF) and Benefit Schedule (PDF). Print out your application and mail it to:

Festus Police Department
100 Park Avenue
Festus, MO 63028

We will keep your application on file for one year. You will need to update and / or redo 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.

The City of Festus is an equal opportunity employer.