Police Officer

Agency: Des Moines Police Department

Location: Des Moines IA

Industry: Protective Service

Occupational Category: Law Enforcement

 

Closing Date/Time:             Fri. 04/07/17 5:00 PM Central Time

Salary:                                    $29.02 - $35.68 Hourly

Job Type:                              Regular Full-Time

 

Under direction to perform, on any day at any time, a full range of duties in the enforcement of law and order, protection of life and property, and related work as assigned.
 

SPECIAL NOTE: This recruitment requires the review and completion of the 2017 Police Officer Recruitment Packet.

 

YOUR APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE BY 5:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017. ALL ITEMS LISTED BELOW MUST BE ATTACHED TO YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION OR SUBMITTED SEPARATELY TO AND RECEIVED BY HUMAN RESOURCES NO LATER THAN 5:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 2017.
1. Photocopy of driver's license
2. Proof of U.S. Citizenship (such as a photocopy of one of the following: U.S. Birth Certificate from state or county, U.S. Passport, Certificate of Citizenship, or Naturalization Certificate)
3. Police Officer Physical Conditioning Waiver
4. Authority for Release of Information (Must be notarized)
5. Statement Concerning Your Employment in a Job Not Covered by Social Security

6. High school diploma (or other proof of high school graduation) or G.E.D. and College transcripts, if any
7. References - names and contact information of 3 personal and 3 professional references
8. DD214 Form for military service, if any
**All of the above documents must be legible.**

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION MAY BE HAND DELIVERED, MAILED, EMAILED, OR FAXED TO HUMAN RESOURCES.

 

City of Des Moines

Attn: Human Resources Dept.

602 Robert D. Ray Dr.

Des Moines, IA  50309

 

EMAIL TO: humanresources@dmgov.org

 

FAX TO: (515) 237-1680

 

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 Acceptable Experience and Training:

Graduation from high school or G.E.D.

 

 Required Special Qualifications:

Possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued by the State of Iowa or by another state if able to obtain an Iowa Driver's License within a reasonable time period. Twenty-one years of age on or before application deadline date (April 7, 2017). Citizen of the United States by application deadline date (April 7, 2017). No felony convictions or convictions for crimes involving moral turpitude. Free of drug or alcohol addiction. Good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation, fingerprint search and polygraph examination. Must meet minimum requirements to be a law enforcement officer consistent with Iowa Code chapter 80(B) and its administrative rules.
 

All appointments will be conditional upon the passage of medical, physical fitness, and psychological exams required by the State of Iowa. The medical exam includes a screening for drug use.