$60,694.40 – $67,475.20 Annually
2/13/2024 11:59 PM Central
GENERAL SUMMARY: Under direction, patrol assigned area to enforce laws and ordinances, regulate traffic, control crowds, prevent crime, and arrest violators; take special assignments in the protection of life and property; and perform duties such as juvenile counseling or school liaison, and other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate is experienced with diversity, equity and inclusion; possesses the ability to follow a management philosophy that is input-oriented and values equity, problem solving and development of partnerships; works effectively as a member of a team; and desires to be part of an organization that values service, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork.
DUTIES AND REPONSIBILITIES:
- Pursue, apprehend and arrest criminal suspects.
- Respond to emergencies to provide assistance.
- Maintain public order or security; surveillance of individuals or establishments; operational records; medical and CPR certification; firearm certification; and self-defense and use of force techniques.
- Prepare investigation or incident reports.
- Administer first aid.
- Investigate accidents to determine causes; and illegal or suspicious activities.
- Communicate situation details to appropriate personnel.
- Testify at legal or legislative proceedings.
- Record information about suspects or criminals; and crime or accident scene evidence with video or still cameras.
- Monitor access or flow of people to prevent problems.
- Relay information about incidents or emergencies to personnel using phones or two-way radios.
- Interview people to gather information about criminal activities.
- Determine operational procedures.
- Patrol properties to maintain safety.
- Possession of a high school diploma or equivalency certificate;
- 1 to 12 months on-the-job training;
- Or equivalent education and experience meeting the minimum qualifications.
- Plus, civil service established passing score following completion of Civil Service Examination.
- Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Iowa driver’s license.
- Iowa Peace Officer Certification;
- Or ability to satisfactorily complete the basic law enforcement course at the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy (meets CPR and First Responder requirements).
**A drug screen and polygraph examination will be administered prior to employment.
- Experience working with a diverse workforce and population.
- Bachelor’s degree or college-level coursework in Critical Incident Response/Special Police Operations; Law Enforcement Record-Keeping and Evidence Management; Law Enforcement Investigation and Interviewing; Protective Services Operations; Criminalistics and Criminal Science; Criminal Justice/Police Science; or related field.