City of Pella Police Officer | Iowa State Police Association

City of Pella Police Officer

Company: City of Pella

Full time
Deadline: 08/23/0201
Pella, IA
$24.87 per hour


This position is responsible for the enforcement of federal, state, and local laws and the protection of life and property.

· Patrols the city to detect and deter criminal activity and traffic violations; answers calls for service;

· Investigates traffic accidents; assists fire and ambulance crews; enforces traffic laws; provides animal control; mediates civil complaints or disputes; provides for safety and security at public events; patrols school grounds.

· Conducts investigations of suspected criminal activity; conducts interviews and interrogations; develops and pursues investigation leads; files charges and makes arrests; recruits, supervises, and compensates informants.

· Prepares detailed and accurate incident reports and other paperwork.

· Assists with medical emergencies; evaluates patients and provides first responder services.

· Performs prisoner intake duties to include administrative processing, fingerprinting, photographing, and issues uniforms; transports inmates to court and county jail.

· Records and secures evidence in the evidence room; prepares evidence for transfer to lab; determines final disposition of items.

· Obtains and executes preservation letters, subpoenas, and search warrants.

· Performs specialized duty assignments as assigned, including criminal and narcotics investigation duties.

· Provides assistance and backup support to other officers and emergency service providers as necessary.

· Assists motorists.


· Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.

· Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, for one to two years.

· Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid Iowa driver’s license.

· Ability to pass all the elements of the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Council Pre-Employment Physical Standards Test and meet the physical requirements established by the Municipal Fire and Police Retirement System of Iowa (MFPRSI).

· Residency within a 20-minute drive of the worksite. Residency to be established within 60 days

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Applications will be received until 4:30 pm on Friday, August 23, 2019. 

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