Applying To: Police Lieutenant Colonel

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  • Minimum: $94,331.00
  • Maximum: $100,274.00

Appointment will be made at a rate within the salary range based on years of service.

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for performing executive management duties as the Commander of a bureau within the Police Division. Duties include developing, implementing and communicating rules and procedures; consulting with and advising the Police Commissioner on bureau operations and administrative issues and assisting in the formulation and promulgation of goals and objectives.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Police Lieutenant Colonel

Minimum Qualifications


Must have at least twelve (12) years of increasingly responsible professional experience with the St. Louis Police Division of the Department of Public Safety, including five (5) years of experience as a Police Captain or above; plus a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Criminal Justice, Police Science, Public or Business Administration, or in a closely related field. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Certification: Must be certified as a Police Officer by the State of Missouri.

License:  Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license while employed by the City of St. Louis.  Please note type of license, number, class, and expiration date on the Employment Application.  Must be able to present license at the time of the Management Simulation.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  A Master’s degree with major course work in Criminal Justice, Police Science, Public or Business Administration or in a closely related field.





MEDICAL:  Pass/Fail

MEDICAL:  The medical exam will include a drug/alcohol screen. Incumbents are also subject to random Drug Screen and Alcohol Tests as a condition of their employment.


The Employment History and Educational/Training History sections of the application must be completed.  Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed Employment Application. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

Employees will comply with the residency requirements established by the Charter of the City of St. Louis or state law, whichever is applicable.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or at the time of the Management Simulation.  The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.      

Last Date For Filing Application Is September 20, 2019

Examination Components and Their Weights

PROM 3005
August 30, 2019
Reopened 09/04/19

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