Job Openings & Upcoming Events

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Cedar Rapids hiring officer

Deadline: Jan. 10,2019

Police Officer

Salary 

$52,499.20 – $77,708.80 Annually

Location 

Police- 505 1st St SW Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Type

Full-Time

Department

PD- Sworn Staff- Officers, Commanders

Job Number

PL005- 11/02/2018

Closing

1/10/2019 4:00 PM Central

Job

Provides direct services in the enforcement of the law, maintenance of public order, control of traffic in City streets by the performance of surveillance, intervention, arrest, direction of emergency activities or a variety of related acts.

Works under the supervision of a Police Sergeant assigned to patrol, investigative, administrative and support services operation, activities and programs.

Link to Career Packet: http://www.cedar-rapids.org/local_government/departments_g_-_v/police/employment.php

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills

  • Patrols City streets;
  • Responds to calls for police assistance or service;
  • Directs traffic where needed;
  • Provides emergency assistance to ill or injured citizens;
  • Arrests law violators; testifies in judicial proceedings;
  • Maintains custody of prisoners;
  • Makes reports;
  • Conducts initial investigation of alleged criminal conduct;
  • Maintains order in crowds;
  • Advises public on laws in force;
  • Enforces traffic laws, issues citations where indicated;
  • Investigates suspicious persons or activities;
  • Records, stores, and is responsible for evidence for future court cases, and lost items that have been found and turned in by members of the general public;
  • Attends roll-calls;
  • Attends training sessions;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies, procedures and safety practices;
  • Attends work regularly at the designated place and time;
  • Supports continuous process improvement initiatives;
  • Performs related work as required.

Minimum qualifications & Requirements

Required Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the laws of the State, County, and City as applied and enforced in this jurisdiction;
  • Knowledge of department regulations and procedures;
  • Knowledge of proper police actions and responses in a variety of settings and situations;
  • Knowledge of methods and techniques appropriately employed by police in a variety of circumstances;
  • Job-specific knowledge of the City geography, persons and places with which the officer must deal on a daily basis;
  • Skill in carrying out a variety of police procedures used in crowd control, traffic direction, arrest and detention, preservation of evidence, first aid to ill and injured, operating a motor vehicle in a variety of conditions, questioning suspects and witnesses, and others as developed through training and experience;
  • Ability to operate the following equipment and tools:  automobile, firearms, nightstick, handcuffs, two-way radio, emergency and first aid equipment and other police equipment;
  • Ability to work under general supervision from field supervisor, but covers beat for patrol singly or with other officer; exercises considerable discretion and independent judgment in serious life situations within limits established by law and policy;
  • Ability to operate a personal computer using program applications appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities;
  • Ability to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology;
  • Ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks.

Acceptable Experience and Training:

  • Training and experience as prescribed by the Civil Service Commission.

Required Special Qualifications:

  • U.S. citizen and resident of Iowa or intends to become a resident upon appointment;
  • 18 years of age upon appointment;
  • Valid Iowa Driver’s or Chauffer’s License upon appointment;
  • Meets minimum hiring standards as outlined in Iowa Administrative Code-501.

Agency

City of Cedar Rapids

Address

101 First Street SE

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52401

Phone

319-286-5138

Website

http://www.cedar-rapids.org/

The city of Cedar Rapids is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Instructor Class

LOCATION: URBANDALE IOWA
Rape Aggression Defense
Basic Instructor
Certification Program
When: January 14th, 15th & 16, 2019
Where: Urbandale, Iowa
Tuition: $450 per participant
$405 (10% discount) per participant if registering 3 or more.
$360 (20% discount) for IACLEA members
(These discounts are not cumulative)
Participants Receive: All program materials,
A 125+ page instructor’s curriculum with Student Manual,
Instructor Certification with Court Defense policy,
The Instructor’s Voice newsletter,
Access to the RAD Network of Instructor Support.
To Register: Fill out the form below and send it with payment to:
University of Iowa Police
Attn: David Visin
808 UCC
Iowa City, IA 52242
Make out all Payments to the University of Iowa Police
Registration Form
Name: _______________________________
Address: _____________________________
_____________________________
Dept./Organization: _____________________
Daytime Phone: ________________________
FAX Number: __________________________
Email Address: ________________________
Police Officer: ____ Qualified Specialist: ____
Male ______ Female ______
MC\VISA\Discover: Call or email for
processing for security.
IACLEA #: for Discount:____________________
PO/Check Number # ______________________ A 10% discount is available to agencies that register three or more participants. However, all must attend. Payment is due on or before
the start of class. Cancellations are subject to a 20% processing charge from the intended tuition. Refunds will not be permitted for
cancellations made within one week of the program start. However, credit will be made toward another R.A.D. System Instructor’s
Program. If the program is cancelled, a full refund of tuition will be given. Male instructor candidates must be a sworn law enforcement
officer, or employed by an security department of an institution, or pre approved by RAD Headquarters prior to registration. Please call or
email me for details. Male substitutions not permitted for female registrants. Thank you.

The National Standard in Self Defense Education™
The Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and
techniques for women. The R.A.D. System is a comprehensive, women-only course that
begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance, while progressing on to
the basics of hands-on defense training. R.A.D. is not a Martial Arts program. Our courses are
taught by nationally certified R.A.D. Instructors and provide each student with a
workbook/reference manual. This manual outlines the entire Physical Defense Program for
reference and continuous personal growth, and is the key to our free lifetime return and
practice policy for R.A.D. graduates.
• Taught at police departments across the United
States and Canada, through Community Policing
initiatives.
• Nearly 6,000 Instructors Certified
Nationwide.
• Credible Instructor Certification.
• Automatic Recertification Option.
• Structured Safe Curriculum.
• Educational Format.
• Litigation Support Policy.
• Lifetime Membership for Every Student.
• Organization/Administrative Support.
• Easy to Teach, Easy to Retain.
• Legally Reviewed and Approved.
• Serving Since 1989.
Our Instructional Objective:
“To develop and enhance the options of self defense, so they may become viable
considerations to the woman who is attacked.”
Questions about qualifications or the R.A.D. Program? Visit the RAD Systems
website at http://www.rad-systems.com or
David A. Visin
R.A.D. Instructor Trainer
808 University Capitol Centre
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: (319) 335-5022 FAX: (319) 335-5800
E-mail:dave-visin@uiowa.edu