Job Description: Police Officer
Pay Grade: 7
Pay Range: $37,107.20 - $54,246.40 annually
The minimum starting wage is $17.84 per hour.
Health insurance is available through the City of Nixa. The City pays the employee’s premium and 50% of dependent coverage.
Dental Insurance is available for all full-time employees and their dependents. The City pays the employee's premium and 65% of dependent premiums.
The City of Nixa provides life insurance for full-time employees and their dependents: employee - $25,000, spouse - $10,000 and $5,000 per child.
A vision plan is available for all full-time employees and their dependents. The City pays the employee's premium and 65% of dependent premiums.
Nixa Police Officers work 4/10 hour days per week and are off Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday or Friday/Saturday/Sunday. Days off rotate every ten weeks.
0-4 years – 2 weeks, 5-9 years – 3 weeks, 10+ years – 4 weeks
11 holidays per year
1 day per year
80 hours per year
Missouri LAGERS (Life Program L-6) mandatory retirement system requiring 4% of employee’s wage contribution. The City also contributes to the retirement pool at 9.2% of employee’s wages. The employee is vested in the plan after 5 years. Normal retirement is age 55 for Police Officers. For more information view the Calculating Benefits page.
Uniforms and Equipment:
City of Nixa provides all uniforms and equipment except footwear and any equipment deemed optional (i.e. external vest carriers).
Deferred compensation plans are available.
*Updated January 2020*