Police Officer

Paullina PD - Paullina, Iowa

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Salary Information

Entry Level:
$34,000 annual

Job Description

The City of Paullina, Iowa (population 1,056) is taking applications for a Police Officer position. Under limited supervision, the position will require a person to perform all duties prescribed by Iowa Code, including, but not limited to, road patrol, criminal investigation, keeping the public peace, writing reports and all other duties necessary to public safety within the jurisdiction. Wage dependent upon qualifications.

Additional Information

Applicants certified in the State of Iowa are preferred, but all are welcome to apply.

All applicants must meet the minimum hiring standards as set forth by the Code of Iowa, and those requiring certification must meet the entrance requirements of the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy (ILEATraining.org). Qualified candidates will be required to pass a physical agility test, written examination (POST), psychological testing (MMPI) and background check. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.

Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter and resume to:

City of Paullina

P.O. Box 239

Paullina, IA 51046

For an application packet or more information contact Sandy Fritz at (712) 949-3428 or at sfcity@tcaexpress.net . Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

Job Requirements

  • Age: Minimum 18 years of age
  • Education: Minimum of high school diploma or GED.
  • Experience: None required. Starting wage offer will reflect applicable prior education and experience.

All minimum standards for Iowa law enforcement officers must be satisfied. The person must:

  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;
  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;
  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

Sandy Fritz

Paullina PD
113 N Clark, PO Box 722
Paullina, Iowa 51046
phone: 7129493428

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