Employment Process

Employment steps may include, but are not limited to:

  • Background Check
  • Handwriting and Composition
  • Mechanical and reasoning
  • Oral Interview
  • Physical Agility
  • Pre-Employment Testing
  • Psychological
  • Spelling Exam
  • Written Exam


The Moberly Police Department derives its authority from the Statutes of the State of Missouri and the Code of the City of Moberly, Missouri. All employees serve at the pleasure of the City Manager, subject to the Rules and Regulations set forth by the City of Moberly and the Moberly Police Department.


Shift placement and assignment is at the discretion of the Chief of Police. The Patrol Division participates in a schedule consisting of working 12-hour shifts with every other weekend off. Officers normally work no more than three days and then receive two days off.


Salaries are established and provided for in the annual budget of the City. Increases are based on the employees work performance and development.