Police Officer

Anamosa, IA
Anamosa Police Department

The City of Anamosa, Iowa (pop. 5,350) is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer. The Anamosa Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency that values dedication, community, and integrity. ILEA certification and a college degree are preferred, but not required. Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • U.S. Citizen and resident of Iowa (upon being employed)
  • 18 years of age (at the time of appointment)
  • Hold a valid Iowa driver’s license
  • Pass a drug screen test
  • Be of good moral character as determined by a thorough backgroundinvestigation (No felony convictions or crimes involving moral turpitude)
  • Successfully pass physical fitness tests
  • Not opposed to use of force to fulfill duties
  • High school graduate or GED
  • Have uncorrected vision of not less than 20/100 in both eyes, corrected to20/20, and color vision consistent with the occupational demands of law enforcement.
  • 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)
  • Be examined by a physician and meet the physical requirements necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of a law enforcement officer.
  • Undergo psychological testing (MMPI-2)
  • Undergo cognitive testing (POST)