Police Officer | Iowa State Police Association

Police Officer

Company: Iowa City Police Department

Full time
Deadline: 12/15/2017
Iowa City, IA

Description

Job Summary

The City of Iowa City is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.

Important Dates:

  • Application deadline: Friday, December 15, 2017
  • Test date: Saturday, January 6, 2018

A Police Officer patrols by car and on foot to prevent crime and enforce laws; conducts investigations and writes reports; interrogates witnesses, investigates accidents and obtains and records measurements. Requires the ability to work with a diverse community and build relationships with the communities served; problem solve with the utmost respect for human rights and dignity; express oneself clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; observe facts and situations analytically, objectively and accurately; record the same under rapidly changing and stressful situations and render creditable testimony; use good judgment in evaluating situations and make decisions quickly and under pressure; diffuse difficult and dangerous situations.

Requirements

Please read this information carefully and note the application procedure and deadline, as well as the testing date/times. It is your responsibility to meet the deadline and take the tests as required. Alternative deadlines or testing dates/times will not be possible. It is the policy of the City of Iowa City to afford equal employment opportunities for all employees and potential City employees. Persons who are members of a protected class are encouraged to apply.  

Application

Please review the candidate information packet thoroughly as it contains important information about the testing process as well as details about the testing date, times and locations.

Candidates must submit an online application through the City of Iowa City's self-services site. Under "Positions Available" on the "Employment Opportunities" page, locate the Police Officer job listing and click "Apply". On the Applicant Login screen, if you have applied online with the City before, enter your information. If this is your first time applying online, click on "Create New Account".


Candidate Resources

Stanard and Associates, the company that produces the written exam, provides optional online study guides and practice tests for candidate purchase.


Contact Information

Human Resources
410 E. Washington Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
Phone: 319-356-5020
Fax: 319-356-5027 
jobs@iowa-city.org

It is the policy of the City of Iowa City to afford equal employment opportunities for all employees and potential City employees. Persons who are members of a protected class are encouraged to apply.

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