- Hiring Process
All applicants for a position with the Grandview Police Department will be processed in a consistent manner in accordance with department policy and procedures.
The steps below will provide applicants with a better understanding of our hiring process.
Step 1 – Initial Application/Personal History Statement (PHS) – Complete and submit a City of Grandview Application and Grandview Police Department Personal History Statement. Candidates need to thoroughly complete the documents and provide all requested documentation as indicated in the PHS.
Step 2 – Application/PHS Review – A background investigator will review the documents submitted for completeness, accuracy, qualifications, and suitability.
Step 3 – Written Exam – You will be notified when to report for the written exam.
Step 4 – Oral Review Board – You will be notified when to report for an oral board interview. The board typically consists of police personnel and city staff members.
Step 5 – Thorough Background Investigation – A background investigator will complete a thorough background investigation.
Step 6 – Interview with the Chief of Police – You will be notified when to report for a personal interview with the Chief of Police.
Step 7 – Conditional Offer of Employment – You will receive a conditional offer of employment pending positive results from the medical evaluation, drug screening, psychological exam and polygraph.
Step 8 – Medical Evaluation with Drug Screen – You will be notified where to complete the medical evaluation with drug screen.
Step 9 – Psychological Exam – You will be notified where to complete the psychological exam.
Step 10 – Polygraph Exam – If needed, you will be notified where to complete the polygraph exam.