City of West Des Moines hiring Police Officer

Dealine March 1, 2018

Police Officer
City of West Des Moines

Are you interested in a career opportunity to perform diverse tasks focused on working with the community to solve problems? The West Des Moines Police Department is seeking community- and service-oriented applicants for full-time Police Officer. Must be 21 and have an Associate’s Degree or 60 college credits in any academic major. Three years of active military duty or as a sworn law enforcement officer substitutes for education requirements. Successful candidates will have critical thinking and problem-solving abilities as well as strong writing and speaking skills.

**Certified Law Enforcement Officers in the State of Iowa with post academy service may qualify for the following:
2 – 4 years of service – $53,581
4 – 5 years of service – $55,827
5+ years of service – $59,072

See the City’s website at for the full job description and to apply. Public computers are available at the library and in the HR office at City Hall. Post-offer, pre-employment physical, drug test, and psychological evaluation required.

If interested, please submit an online application with the required attachments. To be considered, required materials must be submitted by 11:59 PM on Thursday, March 1, 2018.

The City of West Des Moines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.