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Position Title: Police Officer
Concentration: Law Enforcement
Level of Entry: Entry Level
Agency: City of West Des Moines
Address: 4200 Mills Civic Parkway
City: West Des Moines
State: IA Zipcode: 50265
Contact: Human Resources
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you interested in a career opportunity to perform diverse tasks focused on working with the community to solve problems? The West Des Moines Police Department is seeking community- and service-oriented certified officers and non-certified applicants for full-time Police Officer positions.
Must be 21 and have an Associate’s Degree or 60 college credits in any academic major. Three years of active military duty or three years as a sworn law enforcement officer substitutes for education requirements. Successful candidates will have the ability to relate to and work with people of diverse backgrounds, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, and strong writing and speaking skills.
**Certified Law Enforcement Officers with post academy service may qualify for the following:
2 - 4 years of post academy service - $32.36/hour ($67,309)
4 - 5 years of post academy service - $34.18/hour ($71,094)
5+ years of post academy service - $35.97/hour ($74,818)
See the City’s website at www.wdm.iowa.gov for the full job description and to apply. Public computers are available at the library and in the HR office at City Hall. Post-offer, pre-employment physical, drug test, and psychological evaluation required.
If interested, please submit an online application with the required attachments. To be considered, required materials must be submitted by 11:59 PM on Monday, December 12, 2022.
The City of West Des Moines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Application Period Begins: 11/10/2022
Application Period Ends: 12/12/2022
Number Positions to be Filled: 1
Yearly Salary: $63,627.00
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)
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