To apply, submit a complete Application, Cover Letter and Resume.
Police Officer Opening:
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.
Our selected candidate will join a team of passionate professionals who share the core values of Strong Work Ethic, Problem Solving, Community-Orientated, Professionalism & Integrity, Team Player, Accountability, and Being a Good Steward. •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.
Salary and Compensation: The City of Perry offers a competitive benefits package that includes a salary of $48,000 to $62,200 depending on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. Additional benefits include health, dental, vision and life insurance, long term disability, IPERS, vacation, sick leave, nine holidays, two personal days, clothing allowance, and Recreation Center Membership.
You must submit an application, a cover letter and a resume to the Perry Police Department 908 Willis Ave, Perry IA 50220 or email.
Please submit your application by December 1st, 2023
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