Job Openings & Upcoming Events

The following are jobs that are open within the field of law enforcement. Most job openings are sent by members of the association for posting. However, those members are in no way able to enhance a person's ability to get any of the posted jobs. Please check dates of the job openings to make sure they are still current.



Mason City hiring full-time Officer

Deadline: June 19, 2020

The City of Mason City, IA is taking applications for the Civil Service Commission entrance examination for the full-time position of Police Officer, which consists of a physical fitness and written examination.

Minimum Standards for hiring include: A U.S. Citizen and resident of Iowa or become a resident upon being hired, must be at least 21 years of age at the time of hire, possess or be able to obtain a valid Iowa state driver’s license by time of hire, maintain compliance with City’s Admin. Policy on Operation of City Vehicles, no addictions to drugs or alcohol, no felony convictions, no disqualifying misdemeanor within the last 7 years, speak/read/write English language, pass written examination and physical agility testing. Meet one of the following education or experience requirements: 2 year Associates degree, 65 college credits in a related field, six months of experience as a corrections or detention officer, current certified peace officer in the State of Iowa, or four years’ active duty service in the Armed Forces, National Guard or Army Reserves with an honorable discharge. Must be able to pass retirement system medical examination, pre-employment drug testing, have vision of 20/100 or better corrected to 20/20, pass color vision and hearing standards. Pass extensive background investigation, including fingerprint search, polygraph, psychological inventory and oral interview.

Starting salary is $26.07/hr. Additional pay for Iowa certified officers. Excellent benefit package.

Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will test Saturday, July 11, 2020.

Job description and application are available at Human Resources, City Hall, 10 First St NW, Mason City, IA 50401. Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm or on the City’s website www.masoncity.net.

To learn more about the testing process or MCPD click here!

Apply by one of the following methods by June 19th: · Email City of Mason City application (found under apply at www.masoncity.net) and resume to jobs@masoncity.net · Return completed City of Mason City application (found under apply at www.masoncity.net) to City Hall, Human Resources, 10 1st St NW, Mason City IA · Online application portal at www.masoncity.net under the apply button

· Call 641-421-3378 for assistance

Applications will be accepted until 4:30 pm, June 19, 2020.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Story County hiring Deputy Sheriff

DEADLINE:  12:00 NOON ON JUNE 12, 2020

THE STORY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF

DEPUTY SHERIFF.  APPLICANTS MUST MEET MINIMUM HIRING STANDARDS AS SET BY THE

IOWA LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY COUNCIL.  APPLICANTS MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A

PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST, WRITTEN EXAMINATION, AND BE ABLE TO PERFORM STRENUOUS

PHYSICAL TASKS UNDER STRESS.  AN ORAL INTERVIEW AND BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION,

INCLUDING DRIVER’S LICENSE AND CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK WILL BE CONDUCTED ALONG

WITH THE MMPI PSYCHOLOGICAL PROFILE, PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL, EYE EXAMINATION

AND HEARING TEST.  STORY COUNTY OFFERS A COMPETITIVE WAGE AND BENEFIT PACKAGE.

STARTING SALARY FOR DEPUTY SHERIFF IN STORY COUNTY IS $50,918.40/ANNUALLY.

THE APPLICATION MAY BE FOUND ONLINE AT WWW.STORYCOUNTYIOWA.GOV UNDER

EMPLOYMENT. APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN NOON, FRIDAY, JUNE 12,

  1. THE PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST AND WRITTEN EXAMINATION WILL BE ADMINISTERED ON

SATURDAY,JULY 18,2020.  IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY EMAIL

SHERIFFWEB@STORYCOUNTYIOWA.GOV OR CONTACT STORY COUNTY SHERIFFS

OFFICE, OFFICE MANAGER CONNIE TORESDAHL AT (515)382-7458.  STORY COUNTY IS AN

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  WOMEN, MINORITIES AND SPANISH SPEAKING BILINGUALS

ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Winneshiek Co hiring full time telecommunicators

DEADLINE:  MAY 29, 2020 5:00PM

WINNESHIEK COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IS SEEKING TO HIRE TWO FULL-TIME 911

TELECOMMUNICATORS. THIS POSITION WILL ANSWER 911 EMERGENCY CALLS AND

NON-EMERGENCY CALLS. THE CANDIDATE MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN ACCURATE, ESSENTIAL

INFORMATION TO PROCESS EACH CALL ACCORDING TO ESTABLISHED PROTOCOLS.

TELECOMMUNICATOR CANDIDATES MUST BE ABLE TO MULTI-TASK, MAKE IMPORTANT DECISIONS

QUICKLY, HANDLE INCOMING CALLS, PROCESS INFORMATION PROMPTLY WHILE UNDER

STRESS, OPERATE APPROPRIATE RADIO CHANNELS, AND OPERATE VARIOUS COMPUTER

APPLICATIONS AND WORK WELL IN A TEAM ENVIRONMENT. ADDITIONALLY, CANDIDATES MUST

BE ABLE TO WORK VARIOUS SHIFTS, HOLIDAYS AND WEEKENDS. PREVIOUS TELECOMMUNICATOR

EXPERIENCE IN NOT REQUIRED. APPLICATIONS CAN BE PICKED UP AT THE WINNESHIEK

COUNTY 911 COMMUNICATIONS CENTER OR ONLINE AT

HTTPS://WWW.WINNESHIEKCOUNTY.ORG/JOBS. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MAY 29TH BY 5:00

  1. APPLICATIONS CAN BE DELIVERED TO THE WINNESHIEK COUNTY 911 COMMUNICATIONS

CENTER AT 400 CLAIBORNE DRIVE, DECORAH, IA IN CARE OF RONDA HANSEN OR EMAIL

APPLICATIONS TO RHANSEN@CO.WINNESHIEK.IA.US. STARTING SALARY WILL BE $41,000

ANNUALLY WITH A COMPETITIVE BENEFIT PACKAGE. TENTATIVE START DATE OF JULY 6,

  1. WINNESHIEK COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT THE COUNTY WILL PROVIDE REASONABLE

ACCOMMODATIONS TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS AND ENCOURAGES PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES AND

INCUMBENTS TO DISCUSS POTENTIAL ACCOMMODATIONS WITH THE EMPLOYER.

City of Sumner hiring Police Chief

DEADLINE: MAY 22,2020

THE CITY OF SUMNER, IOWA IS NOW HIRING CHIEF OF POLICE.

CANDIDATES MUST HAVE:LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPERIENCE, ILEA CERTIFICATION OR MUST BE

OBTAINED IN THE FIRST YEAR OF EMPLOYMENT, HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR A GED MINIMUM,

VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE, ABILITY TO PASS A PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL EXAM, DRUG

TEST, AND BACKGROUND CHECK. PREVIOUS SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE PREFERRED. SALARY

DEPENDENT ON QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE. CITY EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PACKAGE

INCLUDED. CITY OF SUMNER, IOWA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. DEADLINE FOR

APPS IS MAY 22, 2020. EMAIL RESUME TO: MAYOR@CYSUMNER.COM OR MAIL TO: CITY OF

SUMNER, P.O. BOX 236, SUMNER, IA 50674.

Wapello Co Jail hiring correctional officers

DEADLINE: OPEN TILL FILLED

THE WAPELLO COUNTY JAIL IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

FOR AN OPEN CORRECTIONAL OFFICER POSITION. $17.72/HR. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE PICKED UP AND RETURNED TO THE WAPELLO COUNTY SHERIFF’S

OFFICE 330 W. SECOND STREET,OTTUMWA, IA 52501. APPLICATIONS MAY ALSO BE PRINTED

FROM HTTP://WAPELLOCOUNTY.ORG//20/03/EMPLOYMENT-APPLICATION.PDF THE WAPELLO

COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN AND MINORITIES

ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. (4/27/20)

Waukon PD hiring full time officer

DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

NOW HIRING FULL TIME PATROL OFFICERS / WAUKON

POLICE DEPARTMENT THE WAUKON POLICE DEPARTMENT IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS AND

RESUMES FOR THE POSITION OF FULL-TIME PATROL OFFICER. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE A

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENT, BE OF GOOD MORAL CHARACTER AND MEET WRITTEN

AND PHYSICAL STANDARDS WHICH CAN BE FOUND ON THE DEPARTMENT’S WEBSITE

(WWW.WAUKONPOLICE.COM) UNDER THE EMPLOYMENT TAB. UNCERTIFIED OFFICER PAY

STARTING AT $19.24 PER HOUR. UNCERTIFIED HIRES WILL BE SENT TO THE IOWA LAW

ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY BEGINNING AUGUST 31, 2020. CERTIFIED OFFICER PAY BASED ON

EXPERIENCE. APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE WAUKON POLICE DEPARTMENT’S

WEBSITE OR BY CALLING 563.568.4338. APPLICATIONS, WITH ATTACHED RESUME, WILL BE

ACCEPTED UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED. PAY IS BASED ON EXPERIENCE AND ACADEMY

CERTIFICATION IS PREFERRED. EOE (5/11/22)

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)

OBrien Co. Sheriff’s office hiring full time dispatcher.

DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

FULL-TIME POSITION  COMMUNICATIONS OPERATOR FOR THE OBRIEN COUNTY SHERIFFS

OFFICE.  THE APPLICANT MUST BE WILLING TO WORK NIGHTS, WEEKENDS, AND HOLIDAYS.

APPLICANTS MUST PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK AND PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL.  POSITION

OPEN UNTIL FILLED.  STARTING WAGE $19.00 OR MORE DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS UP

TO $25.78 AFTER PROBATION. EXCELLENT FRINGE BENEFITS.  RESUMES ACCEPTED BUT MUST

BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN APPLICATION FORM; JOB DESCRIPTION AND APPLICATION FORMS

ARE AVAILABLE AT OBRIENCOUNTYSHERIFF.COM UNDER EMPLOYMENT OR CALL 712-957-3415

FOR MARSHA.  EOE.  (DLC 04/07)