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.



Des Moines police hiring Officers

Deadline: March 19, 2020

The City of Des Moines is seeking applicants interested in a career as a Police Officer with the Des Moines Police Department. If you are at least 21 years of age, a problem solver who wants to work with people from all cultures, races and economic backgrounds, and have good moral character and integrity, we welcome you to apply.

SPECIAL NOTE: This recruitment requires the review and completion of the 2020 Police Officer Recruitment Packet. For additional information and resources, visit the Police Department recruitment page at dsm.city/joinDMPD. YOUR APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE BY 5:00 P.M. ON THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2020.

ALL ITEMS LISTED BELOW MUST BE ATTACHED TO YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION OR SUBMITTED SEPARATELY TO AND RECEIVED BY HUMAN RESOURCES NO LATER THAN 5:00 P.M. ON THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2020. • Photocopy of driver’s license • Proof of U.S. Citizenship (such as a photocopy of one of the following: U.S. Birth Certificate from state or county, U.S. Passport, Certificate of Citizenship, or Naturalization Certificate) • Police Officer Physical Conditioning Waiver • Authority for Release of Information (Must be notarized) • Statement Concerning Your Employment in a Job Not Covered by Social Security • High school diploma (or other proof of high school graduation) or G.E.D. and College transcripts, if any • References – names and contact information of 3 personal and 3 professional references • DD214 Form for military service, if any (If you are unable to submit your DD214 by March 26, 2020, please contact the City’s Human Resources Department with expectation of when it will be available) • *All of the above documents must be legible.

** REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION MAY BE HAND DELIVERED, MAILED, EMAILED, OR FAXED TO HUMAN RESOURCES. City of Des Moines Attn: Human Resources Dept. 1551 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway Des Moines, IA 50317 EMAIL TO: humanresources@dmgov.org FAX TO: (515) 237-1680

Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from high school or G.E.D. Required Special Qualifications Possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license issued by the State of Iowa or by another state if able to obtain an Iowa Driver’s License within a reasonable time period. Twenty-one years of age on or before application deadline date (March 19, 2020). Citizen of the United States by application deadline date (March 19, 2020). No felony convictions or convictions for crimes involving moral turpitude. Free of drug or alcohol addiction. Good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation, fingerprint search and polygraph examination. Must meet minimum requirements to be a law enforcement officer consistent with Iowa Code chapter 80(B) and its administrative rules. All appointments will be conditional upon the passage of medical, physical fitness, and psychological exams required by the State of Iowa. The medical exam includes a screening for drug use. Use the links below for Police Officer Applicant Testing Resources: 2020 Police Officer Recruitment Packet Cooper Test Instructional Video Cooper Assessment Preparation Guide (physical fitness test) POST Study Guide (written exam) Notice to Police Officer Applicants: • City of Des Moines, Iowa residents will have five (5) residency points added to their final passing score. In order to receive 5 residency points, applicants must have established permanent City of Des Moines, Iowa residency. To verify City of Des Moines, Iowa residency, applicants must present two documents that show their current name, current Des Moines, Iowa residential address, and are dated between the first date of the job announcement (January 31, 2020) and the first date of the oral exams (date to be determined and shared with applicants when oral exams are scheduled). The address must be a physical address where the applicant resides and not a post office box. Printouts of services paid or transacted electronically are acceptable.

Applicants must select two documents from the list below and provide to the City’s Human Resources Department by their scheduled oral exam. • Valid Iowa vehicle registration certificate • Valid insurance card or certificate of coverage (life, health, auto, homeowner’s or renter’s) • Second valid insurance card or certificate of coverage (different than the first) • Utility hookup or bill (water, gas, electric, or garbage removal) • Second utility hookup or bill (different than the first) • Telephone hookup, service agreement or bill (landline or mobile) • Statement from a financial institution (bank, credit union, or other financial institution) • Second statement from a financial institution (different than the first) • Credit, debit, or charge card statement • Iowa residential mortgage, lease or rental agreement (lease and rental agreements must include the landlord’s name and contact information) • Valid real estate tax statement or receipt for Iowa residential property • Pay stub from employer • Current school enrollment papers for an educational institution • A federal, State of Iowa or local government document (such as receipt, license, permit, assessment, or other document) • Second federal, State of Iowa or local government document (different than the first) • An envelope, box, postcard or magazine that includes a postmark or stamped date • Iowa DL issued in the time period noted above • Honorably discharged veterans will have five (5) points added to their final passing score. In order to receive 5 veteran’s preference points, submission of the Member 4 Copy of the DD-214 is required. • Honorably discharged veterans who have service-connected disabilities or receive compensation, disability benefits or pension under laws administered by the Veterans Administration, will have an additional five (5) points added to their final passing score. An eligible veteran who has been awarded the Purple Heart for disabilities incurred in action shall be considered to have a service-connected disability. In order to receive 5 additional points, proof of service-connected disability, compensation, disability benefits, pension or Purple Heart is required. SCORING: 50% of POST Written Exam Score + 50% of Oral Exam Score = Final Score + City of Des Moines Residency Preference Points + Veteran’s Preference Points = Total Score used for ranking to create list of top 40 and ties.

Bremer County hiring Dispatch Supervisor

DEADLINE:MARCH 16,2020  THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE IS ACCEPTING

APPLICATIONS FOR COMMUNICATIONS/DISPATCH SUPERVISOR. A JOB DESCRIPTION AND

APPLICATION ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE OR MAY BE

OBTAINED ON THE BREMER COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE WEBSITE

(WWW.CO.BREMER.IA.US/GOVERNMENT/SHERIFF) AND SHOULD BE RETURNED ALONG WITH A

COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO BREMER COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE, 111 4TH STREET NE,

WAVERLY, IA  50677. FOR ANY QUESTIONS, CALL 319-352-5400. DEADLINE FOR ACCEPTING

APPLICATIONS IS MARCH 16, 2020 AT 4:00 PM. EOE

City of Manchester hiring full time Officer

DEADLINE:  MARCH 13, 2020  FULL TIME POLICE OFFICER – MANCHESTER PD

LOCATION: 208 EAST MAIN ST. MANCHESTER, IOWA

HOURS: SUNDAY 0000-SATURDAY 2359/24 HOURS A DAY SERVICE 7 DAYS A WEEK

REPORTS TO: CHIEF OF POLICE

JOB SUMMARY:

A POLICE OFFICER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PROTECTION OF LIFE AND PROPERTY THROUGH

THE ENFORCEMENT OF LAWS AND ORDINANCES. WORK INVOLVES PATROLLING OF ASSIGNED

AREAS, ENFORCEMENT OF TRAFFIC REGULATIONS, INVESTIGATIONS, CRIME PREVENTION, AND

THE APPREHENSION OF CRIMINALS. WORK INVOLVES AN ELEMENT OF PERSONAL DANGER AND

OFFICERS MUST BE ABLE TO ACT WITHOUT DIRECT SUPERVISION AND TO EXERCISE

INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT IN MEETING EMERGENCY SITUATIONS. WORK ASSIGNMENTS AND

INSTRUCTIONS ARE RECEIVED IN GENERAL TERMS, BUT ARE PERFORMED ACCORDING TO

STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES, FROM A SUPERIOR OFFICER WHO REVIEWS WORK METHODS

AND RESULTS THROUGH REPORTS, OBSERVATION AND DISCUSSION. IT IS PREFERRED,

CANDIDATES ARE ILEA CERTIFIED BUT IS NOT REQUIRED.

COMPENSATION: STARTING PAY OF $22.69-$25.34 PER HOUR BASED ON EXPERIENCE,

TRAINING, AND CERTIFICATIONS. THIS IS A FULL TIME POSITION THAT IS SCHEDULED 40

HOURS PER WEEK WITH A FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE.

APPLICATION DATES: WE WILL BE ACCEPTING RESUMES FOR THIS POSITION BEGINNING

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2020 AT 0800 THROUGH FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2020 AT 1700.

PLEASE SEND RESUME TO: CHIEF JIM HAUSCHILD, MANCHESTER POLICE DEPARTMENT

208 EAST MAIN ST., MANCHESTER IOWA 52057.  JHAUSCHILD@MANCHESTERIOWAPOLICE.COM

Mason City hiring Officer

Deadline: March 13, 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, five years of experience as a certified corrections officer, current certified peace officer in the State of Iowa, or four years’ active duty service in the armed forces of the United States 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 $25.23/hr, with an increase to $26.07/hr effective July 1st, 2020. Additional pay for Iowa certified officers. Excellent benefit package.

Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will test Saturday, March 28, 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.

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

· Call 641-421-3378 for assistance

Applications will be accepted until 4:30 pm, March 13, 2020.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Sioux City hiring Officers

Deadline: March 6, 2020

Full-time · $51,346.26 – $75,452.42 / year

We are now accepting applications for new officers. Applications will be open from Feb. 10 to March 6. You can apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/siouxcity/jobs/2703057/police-officer-civil-service?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Sioux City, IA, United States

City of Boone hiring Officer

Deadline: Feb. 28, 2020

The City of Boone Police Department will be creating a Civil Service eligibility list for the position of Police Officer. The Boone Police Department is a proactive agency of 18 sworn officers. We are looking for highly motivated individuals of good moral character to become a part of our team. The City provides a competitive benefit package and is a member of the Municipal Fire and Police Retirement System of Iowa. Applicants must meet standards set forth by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy, found here: https://ileatraining.org/…/MenuItemID/239/MenuGroup/Home.htm . Please visit our website at https://www.boonegov.com/egov/documents/1564163961_52344.pdf to complete our application form. Starting Salary: $45,891 /year with a possible $5000 signing bonus for certified officer. EOE. Applications and resumes can be dropped off to the Boone Police Department, 525 Story St, Boone IA 50036 or emailed to Chief John Wiebold at jwiebold@city.boone.ia.us . Deadline for applications is 4:00pm on February 28th, 2020.

Hiawatha Police hiring Full Time Officer

Deadline:March 20, 2020

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Police Officer.

The City of Hiawatha will receive applications until 4:00 P.M. on March 20th 2020, for the position of full-time Police Officer with the Hiawatha Police Department. . Base salary-$51,667 with a generous benefit package. EOE.

-$25/mo Family Plan Insurance
-Night Shift Differential
-Every Other Weekend Off (normal operations)
-Employer Paid Health Insurance Upon Retirement with 25 yrs
Service
-$70,482 Base Salary After 5 yrs (current contract)

-Very Supportive Community and City Council
-Most Officers are Certified Instructors in a Specific Discipline

We are a very progressive department committed to developing talent and providing the very best equipment to our officers. Don’t believe us, reach out to any of our officers and ask. We are looking for the right person to add to our team on July 1st, 2020.

Hiawatha Police Department 2020 Hiring Process

2/7/2020 Post Job Opening/ Receive Applications
3/20/2020 5pm Close/ All Applications Received
3/23/2020 Invitation Letter for Physical/ Written Testing
Background Packet Sent (attachment)
4/11/2020 Physical Agility test Afternoon, Written Test to
Follow
Request Background Be Completed
4/13/2020 1st Review of Applicants
4/20/2020 Background Packet Due by 8am
4/21/2020 Interview Invitation Letters Sent
Letters to References Begin
5/2/2020 Oral Board Interviews
5/11/2020 Full Background on Finalists
6/1/2020 Conditional Job Offer
6/8/2020 MMPI Testing
6/15/2020 Physical and Final Hiring Decision
6/30/2020 Hire Date

**All dates are the anticipated time frame. This may change as we progress.

Application and job description is available at www.hiawatha-iowa.com under job opportunities. Applications and resumes (include email address); must be received at the Clerk’s Office at 101 Emmons Street Hiawatha, Iowa 52233

Clive Police hiring Officer

Deadline:March 31, 2020
OUR NEXT GREAT OFFICER COULD BE YOU!

Clive officers a great salary and benefits package

  • Non-certified officers start at $26.95
  • Certified officers start at up to $30.33 depending on years of  service
  • Multiple educational incentive pay and reimbursement programs
  • City contributes over 24% annually to each officer’s MRPRSI retirement account and also pays into Social Security
  • $850 annual clothing and equipment allowance
  • City covers 100% of dental and vision insurance premiums for officers
  •  Affordable health insurance and health savings account opportunities: $42.42 – $51.98 single, and  $200.82 – $256.56 family
  • To Apply, visit: https://www.cityofclive.com/services/jobs/job_opportunities.php and click on the job for Police Officer