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.



Department of Public Safety Jobs – Process open for the next academy class

The Department of Public Safety has opened the application process for the 44th DPS Basic Academy.

We are hiring for Iowa State Patrol Trooper 1’s, Iowa State Patrol Trooper 2’s and Division of Criminal Investigation Special Agent 2’s.

It would probably be the easiest for applicants to go directly to the DPS Careers webpage to find out how to apply.

DPS -DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES-JOB VACANCY

STUDENT INTERNSHIPS-CIVILAN CAREERS-SWORN CAREERS *SEE THE WEBSITE FOR POSTINGS*

HTTPS://DAS.IOWA.GOV/HUMAN-RESOURCES/STATE-EMPLOYMENT OR

HTTPS://WWW.GOVERNMENTJOBS.COM/CAREERS/IOWA/JOBS

Training Opportunity – Peer Support

GRIN (Group and Individual) Intervention Training (ICISF) – 3 days

DATES: March 30 , 2020—April 1, 2020 0800-1600 HOURS
LOCATION: Urbandale Police Department
3740 86th St, Urbandale, IA 50322
COST: $150 per person (includes course materials)

To REGISTER contact: PeerSupportFoundation.org

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
• Police, Fire, EMS
• Business & Industry Crisis Interven- tion
• Disaster Response
• Education
• Employee Assistance
• Healthcare
• Homeland Security
• Mental Health
• Military
• Peer Support Personnel
Upon completion of this course, attendees will receive a certificate from the International Critical Incident Stress
Foundation in the courses of Group Crisis Intervention and Assisting Individuals in Crisis (27 hours).
INSTRUCTOR:
JEREMY SPRAGUE – Executive Director Peer Support Foundation
ICISF APPROVED INSTRUCTOR
Designed to present the core elements of a comprehensive, systematic and
multi-component crisis intervention curriculum, this course will prepare
participants to understand a wide range of crisis intervention services for
both the individual and for groups. Fundamentals of Critical Incident Stress
Management (CISM) will be outlined and participants will leave with the
knowledge and tools to provide several group crisis interventions, specifically demobilizations, defusings and the Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
(CISD). The need for appropriate follow-up services and referrals when
necessary will also be discussed.

Program Highlights:

Psychological crisis and psychological crisis intervention
• Resistance, resiliency, recovery continuum
• Critical incident stress management
• Evidence-based practice
• Basic crisis communication techniques
• Common psychological and behavioral crisis reactions
• Putative and empirically-derived mechanismsSAFER-Revised model
• Suicide intervention
• Relevant research findings
• Large group crisis interventions
• Small group crisis interventions
• Adverse outcome associated with crisis intervention
• Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)

Sponsored by Urbandale Police Department- Register as soon as possible.  Space is limited

Questions: Contact Peer Support Foundation
iowapsf@gmail.com
515-978-1078

 

Training Opportunity

CONDUCTING AND MANAGING
INTERNAL AFFAIRS INVESTIGATIONS
FBI-LEEDA PRESENTS:
Register online at www.fbileeda.org or call 877-772-7712 for more information.
The registration fee is $695/student. Class begins at 8:30 am. Dress: business casual.
FBI-LEEDA’s Managing and Conducting Internal Affairs Investigations
certification course is a four and one-half day seminar focused on best
practices related to effective internal control mechanisms calculated to
promote enhanced agency accountability.
This seminar is interactive, and attendees participate in capstone scenarios
designed as an application of learning. FBI-LEEDA’s Managing and
Conducting Internal Affairs Investigations certification course has been
recognized by the majority of state POSTs for mandatory retraining credit.
(https://fbileeda.org/page/POSTCertByDate) Consult your POST for
additional information.
Register online at www.fbileeda.org or call 877-772-7712 for more information.
The registration fee is $695/student. Class begins at 8:30 am. Dress: business casual.

Hosted by:
Chief Jeff Olson and the Cedar Falls Police Department

For local information regarding the training venue or hotel accommodations
for this training opportunity, please contact Lt. Martin M. Beckner of the
Cedar Falls Police Department at 319-273-8617 or email:
martin.beckner@cedarfalls.com.
Seminar registration is open to all law enforcement – sworn and professional
civilian staff. (You are not required to be a member of FBI-LEEDA to attend.)

FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association
Business Offices: 5 Great Valley Parkway Suite 359. Malvern, Pennsylvania 19355
Tel: 877-772-7712
FBI-LEEDA, Inc. is a private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is not part of the Federal Bureau of Investigation or acting on behalf of the FBI.

Peer Support Training

Sept. 13-16, 2020

2020 PEER SUPPORT CONFERENCE
Location: Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines
205 S 64th St, West Des Moines, IA 50266
Keynote Speaker
Lt. Col. Dave Grossman (Ret.)
A retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, Dave is an internationally recognized scholar, author,
and speaker who is one of the world’s foremost experts in the field of human aggression and
the roots of violence and violent crime. He is also one of the nation’s leading law enforcement
trainers.
He has five patents to his name, has published four novels, two children’s’ books, and six nonfiction books to include his “perennial bestseller” On Killing (with over half a million copies
sold), and a New York Times best-selling book co-authored with Glenn Beck.
Dave is a former Army Ranger, West Point psychology professor, and Professor of Military
Science who drew on his combined experience to establish a new field of scientific endeavor
that he has named “Killology”. He has served as an expert witness and consultant in numerous
federal and state courts, including the United States vs. Timothy McVeigh.
Registration Opening Soon!!!
For more information visit:
www.peersupportfoundation.org

City of Ames hiring Police Officer

Deadline: Feb. 28, 2020

SALARY: $26.54 – $36.66 Hourly
$54,881.20 – $75,816.19 Annually
OPENING DATE: 01/27/20
CLOSING DATE: 02/28/20 12:00 PM
GENERAL INFORMATION:
The City of Ames is conducting a recruitment to establish a Civil Service eligibility list for the position of
Police Officer with the City of Ames Police Department. The list will be valid for up to one year from the
date of certification by the Ames Civil Service Commission and may be used to fill one or more vacancies in
this classification. In addition, City of Ames Civil Service employees who have previously held Civil Service
status in this classification and are interested in voluntarily demoting or laterally transferring into the
current vacancy must submit their application by the deadline.
Police Officers perform work related to the enforcement of law, maintenance of order, protection of life and
property, and prevention of crime; contributes to citywide problem-solving and performs related work as
required. Work is within a 24/7/365 environment and subject to shift assignment and occasional mandatory
overtime. Annual salaries for Police Officers are based on a 2068 hours worked schedule. Salaries may be
subject to change according to worked overtime.
For more details on what it is like to work for the City of Ames Police Department, please view our video:
Ames Police Department, A Wonderful Place to Work

Post test: March 21, 2020

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.cityofames.org/jobs
OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
515 Clark Ave
Ames, IA 50010
515-239-5199
hr@cityofames.org
An Equal Opportunity Employer

City of Marengo hiring Part Time Officer

DEADLINE: APRIL 17, 2020

POLICE DEPARTMENT PART-TIME OFFICER/THE CITY OF MARENGO IS SEEKING ILEA

CERTIFIED OFFICERS TO SERVE ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS. THIS POSITION IS AN IPERS

(IOWA PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM) POSITION AND HAS AN ESTABLISHED WAGE OF

$18.00 AN HOUR. QUESTIONS REGARDING POLICE DEPT. PART-TIME OFFICER POSITIONS

MAY BE DIRECTED TO CHIEF BEN GRAY, 319-642-5031. APPLICATIONS AND CURRENT JOB

DESCRIPTION FOR ALL POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT CITY HALL AT 153 E. MAIN STREET.

Training – REFLECTIVE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

REFLECTIVE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

September 28 – October 2, 2020

Clive Aquatics Center – Special Events Building
1801 NW 114th St., Clive, IA 50325

The FBI-LEEDA Reflective Leadership Institute course represents the next level of
leadership education for law enforcement professionals. This dynamic course
focuses on learning to lead an inclusive culture within our law enforcement
agencies. The goals of this 4½-day program include: creating a fair, unbiased, and
inclusive police culture for the agency and community; effectively guide law
enforcement agencies to realize the practical and moral value of cultural awareness
and cultural intelligence; incorporate best practices for successfully navigating the
complexities of our contemporary cultural with integrity; assemble concrete
pathways for fair and unbiased leadership development of all employees in the
agency; and, help create leaders with cultural wisdom and integrity as models for
their internal communities and the public that they serve.

Register online at www.fbileeda.org or call 877-772-7712 for more information.
The registration fee is $695/student. Class begins at 8:30 am. Dress: business casual.

Hosted by:
Chief Michael Venema and the Clive Police
Department

For local information regarding the training venue or hotel accommodations
for this training opportunity, please contact Sergeant Mark Rehberg of the
Clive Police Department at 515-867-5015 or email: mrehberg@cityofclive.com.
Seminar registration is open to all law enforcement – sworn and professional
civilian staff. (You are not required to be a member of FBI-LEEDA to attend.)

Training – MEDIA AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

MEDIA AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

June 22 – 26, 2020
Courtyard Marriott Clive
1520 NW 114th Street, Clive, IA 50325

FBI-LEEDA is pleased to present a 4½-day course on media and public relations. Police
cannot succeed without the support of the community they are sworn to protect. The
image of an agency as a professional and ethical organization is vitally important. This
course will guide the participants to promoting a consistent and positive public image
of the department, enabling the community to perceive their police as a transparent
organization they can depend on and trust. There are three key opinion influencers;
participants will learn how each can positively or negatively affect public opinion.
Students will participate in media training with numerous desktop and on-camera
exercises. Topics covered include; image, branding and perception, the media’s role in
public opinion, managing social media communications, interview preparation and
principles for communicating in a crisis event.

Register online at www.fbileeda.org or call 877-772-7712 for more information.
The registration fee is $695/student. Class begins at 8:30 am. Dress: business casual.

Hosted by:
Chief Michael Venema and the Clive Police
Department

For local information regarding the training venue or hotel accommodations
for this training opportunity, please contact Sergeant Mark Rehberg of the
Clive Police Department at 515-867-5015 or email:
mrehberg@cityofclive.com.
Seminar registration is open to all law enforcement – sworn and professional
civilian staff. (You are not required to be a member of FBI-LEEDA to attend.)