The City of Perry Iowa (population 8000) is currently accepting applications, cover letters and resumes for the position of police officer. Iowa Law Enforcement Academy certified preferred but not required. Non certified applicants must meet all Iowa Law Enforcement Academy hiring standards. Annual base salary range is from $44,500 to $54,000 dependent on qualifications and experience. The City also has an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance. •Be a U. S. Citizen and a resident of Iowa or intend to become a resident upon being employed; •Be 18 years of age at the time of appointment; •Hold a valid Iowa driver's license; •Not be addicted to drugs or alcohol •Be of good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation including a fingerprint search conducted of local, state and national fingerprint files and have not been convicted of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude; •Successfully pass physical fitness tests; •Not be opposed to use of force to fulfill duties; •Be a high school graduate or hold a GED certificate; •Have uncorrected vision of not less than 20/100 in both eyes, corrected to 20/20, and color vision consistent with the Occupational demands of law enforcement; •Have normal hearing in each ear (hearing aids are acceptable if a candidate can demonstrate sufficient hearing proficiency to perform all necessary duties of a law enforcement officer) •Be examined by a physician and meet the physical requirements necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of a law enforcement officer.
Applicants must then successfully pass Police Officer Standardized Test (cognitive basic skills), pass minimum physical fitness testing set by the ILEA, background investigation, and psychological testing.
You must submit an application, a cover letter and a resume to the Perry Police Department 908 Willis Ave, Perry IA 50220 or email.
Disclaimer: Employee must follow and abide by all safety rules and procedures as outlined by the City of Perry.
Employee is to attend all safety training as required under OHSA and/or the City of Perry.
All duties and requirements in this job description have been determined by the employer to be essential job functions consistent with ADA requirements and are representative of the functions that are necessary to successful job performance. They may not, however, reflect the only duties required. Employees in this job class will be expected to perform other duties as assigned.
City of Perry, Iowa- 'Make Yourself At Home!' | 1102 Willis Avenue P.O. Box 545, Perry, IA 50220 | (515) 465-2481