Employment Opportunities

All employees are hired via the City of Sikeston's Human Resource Department.  Sikeston is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
View our current Equal Employment Opportunity Plan

Return application and job description to:  Karen Bailey, 105 E. Center St., Sikeston, MO  63801.  You may also fax this information to 573-475-3715 or send via email, ksbailey@sikeston.org.  If you have any questions, please call 573-471-2512.
Applications can be picked up at City Hall, 105 E. Center, Sikeston MO  63801 or by clicking here:  Application

*All resumes will be kept on file for six (6) months, then disposed of.

Immediate openings available! 

Public Safety Officer (Job Description)

The City of Sikeston is accepting applications for public safety officer.  The position of public safety officer is cross trained in both police and fire functions.  The Department of Public Safety uses the FrontLine National™ Video Testing System for Entry-Level Law Enforcement to identify candidates who have the potential to become great officers, those who have the observation and analytic ability to assess situations, the confidence and maturity to handle enforcement, the skills to interact with the public in a customer oriented way, the respect to work within a chain of command and the responsibility and ethics to handle the authority of the job.  The components consist of a human interaction test, a reading test and a report writing test.  This procedure is waived for lateral hires.  All applicants are required to successfully complete a medical examination, drug/alcohol screen, psychological examination, and a functional employment test. Benefits include health, dental, vision and life insurances, 100%  city funded retirement, 457 deferred compensation, cafeteria plan, wellness plan, paid vacation, holidays and sick leave.   Rookie compensation begins at $33,062 and it will increase to $37,062 on July 10, 2016.

This employer participates in E-Verify:  We confirm the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired.