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Police Officer

Woodward Police Department - Woodward, Iowa

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$15.55 hourly
Academy Graduate:
$20.73 hourly

Job Description

The City of Woodward is currently seeking applications for the position of Full-Time Police Officer for the City of Woodward. State Certified Peace Officers are preferred but not required. Please Send Resumes to: 108 E. 1st Street P.O. Box 517 Woodward, IA 50276 All Resumes are due by March 14th 2014. The City of Woodward is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Requirements

  • Age: : 18 years of age
  • Education: : high Highschool graduate or hold a GED certificate
  • Experience: : Iowa Certified Peace Officer Preferred but not required.
  1. Be a U. S. Citizen and a resident of Iowa or intend to become a resident upon being employed
  2. Be 18 years of age at the time of appointment
  3. Hold a valid Iowa driver's license
  4. Not be addicted to drugs or alcohol [modified for Chapter 400 civil service positions by §400.17 of the Code of Iowa]
  5. 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
  6. Successfully pass physical fitness tests (see chart below)
  7. Not be opposed to use of force to fulfill duties
  8. Be a high school graduate or hold a GED certificate
  9. 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
  10. 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).
  11. Be examined by a physician and meet the physical requirements necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of a law enforcement officer.
  12. Undergo psychological testing.
  13. Undergo cognitive (Basic Skills) testing.

Contact Informaton

Jerome Hill

Woodward Police Department
108 E. 1st Street P.O. Box 517
Woodward, Iowa 50276
phone: 515-438-2560

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