Police Officer

Fairfield, IA
Fairfield Police Department

Salary: $27.92/hr.

Open until filled.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Iowa Law Enforcement Academy certification within 1 year of appointment.
  • Pass Civil Service exam, MMPI, physical fitness requirements, polygraph and background check.
  • All officers must live within a 30 minute response time once training is completed.


  1. 10 paid holidays.
  2. Health insurance benefits after 30-60 days of employment.
  3. Work less than half of a calendar year via “Panama Schedule”
  4. Every other weekend off
  5. Free gym membership
  6. Paid sick leave
  7. Retirement benefits under Municipal Fire and Police Retirement System of Iowa (MFPRSI).
  8. Vacation benefits: 1-5 years 10 days, 6-12 years 15 days, 12 + years 20 days.
  9. All uniforms and department equipment provided
  10. Bi-annual equipment allowance

The Fairfield Police Department is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.