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Police Officer

Company: Newton Police Department

Full time
Deadline: 07/12/2024
Newton, IA


The Newton Police Department is now hiring police officers and offering a competitive salary and benefit package along with a $5,000 hiring bonus for certified police officers.

The salary range for the position is $62,557 -- $92,832. Certified Officer starting salary is up to $74,998 with additional leave time depending on qualifications. Newton police officers receive excellent benefits, including:

• Paid Vacation (1 Week First Year, 2 Weeks Second Year), 11 Personal Days, 11 Sick Days and 12 Paid Holidays Annually. • Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance. • Municipal Fire and Police Retirement System of Iowa (MFPRSI). • Uniform Allowance, College Credit Pay Incentive, Bilingual Bonus, No Residency Policy.

Newton, Iowa, is a progressive community with a population of 15,750 located east of the Des Moines metro on Interstate 80 and is the home of the Iowa Speedway. The Newton Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency consisting of 27 sworn and 6 non-sworn employees and includes school resource officers, narcotics detective, general crimes detective, K9 unit, tactical team and motorcycle unit.

Applicant testing includes a written POST exam, physical fitness test, polygraph exam, MMPI psychological exam, drug test, medical exam and a thorough background check. Iowa Certified Officers may be exempt from some portions of the entry level testing. The physical agility test and POST written exam will be administered to all qualified applicants. Dates TBD - testing information will be emailed to qualified candidates prior to the close of the application period.

A complete job description and an application packet can be found online at https://www.newtongov.org/927/Careers. Applications must be completed online and are due by 8 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2024.

Applicants must meet the minimum hiring requirements set forth by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy and section 400.17 and/or 501 of the Administrative Code of Iowa. The City of Newton is an EO/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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