Employee Benefits

Health Insurance: The City pays for full individual coverage for the employee. Optional dependent coverage is available.

Dental Insurance: Provided by the city with optional program available for dependent coverage.

Optical: Provide by the city with optional program available for dependent coverage.

Vacation: May be taken after 6 months of service. Vacation is accrued for employees from 1 year to the end of the 4th year at the rate of 3.08 hours per pay period (10 days). Five years to ten years of service the rate is at 4.62 hours per pay period (15 days). Ten to Twenty years of service the rate is 6.15 hours per paid period (20 days), and over twenty years of service the rate is 7.70 hours per pay period (25 days). Employees may accumulate up to 240 hours of vacation.

Pension: After completing six months of continuous employment, all employees must join LAGERS, a State operated pension plan. The City pays 100% of the pension plan. At the present time Moberly Police Officers can retire with a full benefit under the plan at age 55. The City of Moberly also has the chosen the “80” and out option. This allows that once an Officers year’s of service and their age equals 80 they can retire at full benefit. Presently the City is at the LT-8 level.

Life Insurance: A $20,000 term life insurance policy is provided for each employee with the cost of the policy paid for by the City of Moberly.

Sick Leave: Is accrued at the rate of 3.69 hours per paid period. Any authorized sick leave is deducted from the accumulation total. Letter from Physician required on third day or at the request of the department.

Uniform Allowance: All uniforms and equipment are furnished at the time of appointment. After one year a uniform allowance of $750 is banked in the officer’s name.

Overtime: Compensatory Time is paid at the rate of time and one-half for time worked over regular shift hours per FLSA.

Other benefits and personnel matters: covered by the City of Moberly personnel manual and Policy and Procedures of the Moberly Police Department.

Assignments: Shift assignments are made at the discretion of the Chief of Police. Officers are subject to emergency call back at all times. Commanders make duty assignments according to the need for adequate coverage and efficient patrol of the city. Changes of assignments and Platoons are made at the pleasure of the Chief of Police.

Salary: Starting salary is $37,428.

Contract: All new employees are required to enter into a three-year contract. This contract covers reimbursement to the city for costs of equipment and training provided to the officer should they leave the department within three years. It is prorated at 100% the first year, 75% the second year and 50% the third year.

Probation Period: 1 Year.