City of Storm Lake hiring Police Officer

DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

STORM LAKE POLICE DEPARTMENT/NOW HIRING POLICE

OFFICERS MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 18 YEARS OF AGE. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR

EQUIVALENT. COLOR VISION 20/100 IN EACH EYE CORRECTABLE TO 20/20.

CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES. MUST POSSESS A VALID IOWA DRIVER’S LICENSE

UPON DATE OF HIRE. BE OF GOOD MORAL CHARACTER AND HAVE NOT BEEN

CONVICTED OF A FELONY OR CRIME INVOLVING MORAL TURPITUDE, OR DOMESTIC

VIOLENCE. MUST LIVE WITHIN 20 MILES OF STORM LAKE CITY HALL NO LATER

THAN 6 MONTHS AFTER DATE OF HIRE. HIRING PROCESS:THE APPLICANT MUST

SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE:PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST (CLICK HERE TO REVIEW THE STANDARDS)

WRITTEN EXAMINATION,ORAL INTERVIEW,PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION,MEDICAL

PHYSICAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION OFFICER BENEFITS:STARTING PAY NON CERTIFIED

$50,057.  INCREASED STARTING PAY RATES ARE AVAILABLE UP TO $61,152 BASED ON  LAW

ENFORCEMENT CERTIFICATION AND YEARS OF SERVICE (AS OF JULY 1ST 2020). WORK

SCHEDULE – PATROL OFFICERS WORK A 12 HOUR SHIFT (6AM – 6PM OR 6PM TO 6AM),

WORKING 7 DAYS EVERY TWO WEEKS WITH EVERY OTHER WEEKEND (FRI, SAT, SUN) OFF. THE

CITY OF STORM LAKE OFFERS A COMPETITIVE BENEFIT PACKAGE INCLUDING:MEDICAL AND

DENTAL INSURANCE (90% PREMIUM PAID BY THE CITY)RETIREMENT PACKAGE THOUGH THE

MUNICIPAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF IOWA LIFE INSURANCE (AT NO COST

TO THE EMPLOYEE)VISION INSURANCE (AT NO COST TO THE EMPLOYEE),TEN (10)PAID

HOLIDAYS,PAID VACATION,OVERTIME COMPENSATION (ONE AND A HALF TIME THE EMPLOYEES

HOURLY RATE OF PAY)PAID SICK LEAVE, PAID FAMILY LEAVE ALL BENEFITS AS SET IN

TERMS OF UNION AGREEMENT BY THE TEAMSTERS GENERAL DRIVERS AND HELPERS UNION

LOCAL NO. 554.

HOW TO APPLY:THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH POLICEAPP.COM

COPY OF SOCIAL SECURITY CARD,COPY OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE,COPY OF HIGH SCHOOL

DIPLOMA,MILITARY DISCHARGE (DD-214) -IF APPLICABLE,COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS-IF

APPLICABLE,5 WORK-RELATED REFERENCES. THE CITY OF STORM LAKE IS AN EQUAL

OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE.  MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO

APPLY.  PLEASE DIRECT QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS POSITION TO SLPD@STORMLAKE.ORG

PATRICK DIEKMAN/STORM LAKE POLICE DEPARTMENT/401 E.MILWAUKEE AVE.STORM LAKE,IA

50588.OFFICE:712-732-8010, DISPATCH:712-749-2525 DIEKMAN@STORMLAKE.ORG (4/27/20)