Jul 14 2014

Notice of Open Meeting – JULY 21, 2014



JULY 21, 2014, 7:00 p.m. Regular Session

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Job Openings

Applications must be submitted in person, by mail or fax by the published Application Deadline, 4:30 PM C.T. On-line applications are currently not available. Application packets are available at:

Strafford City Hall

126 S. Washington

Strafford, MO 65757

Please direct questions concerning employment opportunities to City Hall (417) 736-2154The City of Strafford is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Our relations with applicants for employment and with our employees are administered without regard to race, religion (belief or non-belief), sex, age, national origin, disability, citizenship, veteran status, as well as other classifications protected by applicable Federal, State, or local laws. The City of Strafford actively promotes this policy by conducting all employment transactions strictly on the basis of job related qualifications.

Our equal employment opportunity philosophy applies to all aspects of employment with the City of Strafford including recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, job benefits, pay, and dismissal.



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The City of Strafford, Mo., (2,358 pop.), a fourth class city, is requesting applications for the full time position of Chief of Police.

This position is responsible for directing all Police Department operations, including the planning, coordinating, staffing, quality control and evaluation of all department functions to ensure the highest standard of professionalism and excellence in service to the community.

The successful candidate should be an innovative leader with a clearly stated history of professional law enforcement accomplishments and proven track record in management, organizational planning and staff development.  The candidate should possess the ability to implement change, seek and utilize additional resources and remain current on technological advancements and community policing methods.  The candidate should also have the ability to communicate effectively  and have excellent interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective internal and external working relationships.

College and supervisory experience preferred.  Mustpossess current P.O.S.T. (Peace Officer Standard Training)certificationfromtheMissouriDepartmentofPublicSafety.

Salary commensurate with experience with a benefit package that includes:  medical, dental, vision, life insurance, LAGERS retirement, vacation and holidays.

For a complete job description please visit the City of Strafford Website at www.straffordmo.net

Please submit cover letter, resume and three professional references to City of Strafford, City Administrator, P.O. Box 66, Strafford, MO  65757 or email to ca@straffordmo.net.  Applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment physical & drug test and a background check.  Salary will be based on qualifications.  EOE.  Open until filled.

Jul 07 2014

4th of July Parade

May 27 2014

Water Quality Report 2013

The Strafford 2013 Annual Water Quality Report is available.  Click here to see full report.

Dec 26 2013

City Newsletter


June 28, 2014

 What’s Happening in and Around Strafford


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