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Police Officer

Company: Charles City Police

Full time
Deadline: 09/24/2021
Charles City, IA


Police Officer- The City of Charles City is taking applications for Public Safety Officer/Police Officer for the purpose of establishing a certified candidate listing. Candidates who are certified officers in the State of Iowa will be granted a $5,000.00 sign on bonus. A Public Safety Officer is a police officer who is trained in minimal firefighting.

The testing dates will be on October 2nd and October 16th, 2021. Candidates need only attend one of these dates.. Pre-employment physical exam, drug screen, and background check are all required.

For full job description and to apply on-line please visit www.cityofcharlescity.org. Applications may also be picked up at the Police Department, 105 Milwaukee Mall, Charles City, IA. Deadline for application is September 24, 2021 at 1:00 pm.

The City of Charles City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We proudly support the Home Base Iowa program and encourage Veterans to apply.

Starting wage $54,080 reaching $70,2824 in ten years. Full benefit package includes retirement offered by Municipal Fire and Police Retirement System, health insurance, vacation and sick time. Starting July 2022, there will be a 5% increase in the wage scale.


See above and online at cityofcharlescity.org

Minimum requirements:

-high school diploma, equivalent or GED

-21 years of age or older at date of hire

-must be citizen of United States.

-good moral character

-valid Iowa driver’s license or able to obtain one before hire date

-no felony convictions, disqualifying convictions and an acceptable record

-can pass ILEA physical requirements including hearing and vision

-pass the POST test

-candidates not certified in Iowa must pass ILEA required physical fitness test

-be able to pass physical, drug testing, and psychological test (MMPI)

-live within 30 miles of the city limits of Charles City after hire. If officer lives within city limits, they will receive a $2000 annual stipend. Certified Officers’ years of service in law enforcement will be considered in wage scale and an accelerated vacation schedule.

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