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Police Officer

Company: Oskaloosa Police Department

Full time
Deadline: 08/14/2020
Oskaloosa, IA


Police Officer Oskaloosa, IA 52577 Full-time Salary: $23.34-$25.74 per hour

The City of Oskaloosa is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer through 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 14, 2020.

You MUST request an application packet from the City Clerk's Office, 220 South Market Street, Oskaloosa, IA 52577 or 641-673-9431.

See official JOB POSTING for details: City of Oskaloosa POLICE OFFICER


High school diploma/GED required; college course work preferred. Applicants must pass POST and physical test as required.

MFPRSI Retirement System


  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.)
  • Ability to work under extremely stressful situations, day and night, which result from emergencies, including the responsibility for remaining calm and carrying out all duties with the recognition of the threat to life and property.
  • Ability to work within a command structure requiring strict adherence to the following of orders.
  • Ability to work in a team environment (and independently) under extremely stressful situations.
  • Ability to learn and correctly apply department policies and procedures.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and follow simple oral and written instructions; and to understand and apply available guidelines to varied operational requirements.


  • Valid Iowa driver license.
  • Must meet residency requirement to live within twenty-five (25) miles of the Oskaloosa corporate limits within ninety (90) days after being hired.
  • Under general direction of the Police Chief and Lieutenants, Officers are responsible for the general public safety of Oskaloosa residents and visitors, protecting life and property against violence, disorder, or oppression, and providing educational programs to the public.
  • Duties may include: city-wide patrol activities, enforcing traffic laws, conducting investigations of suspected criminal activity; conducting interviews and interrogations; obtaining and executing search warrants; preparing case reports; testifying in court or administrative hearings; assisting with medical emergencies; arresting subjects for violations of criminal codes and court orders; recording and securing evidence in the evidence room; initiating control of incidents, using the Incident Command System (ICS) as required by National Incident Management (NIMS) protocols; transporting inmates; performing funeral escorts; assisting the public with locked vehicles; participating in training; presenting informational programs to businesses; meeting with school officials; and related duties as required.

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