Police Officer

Ankeny, IA
Ankeny Police Department

$57,808.00 – $86,201.00 Annually

The City of Ankeny is accepting applications for Police Officer at the Ankeny Police Department.

Starting salary is $28.16 per hour for non-certified increasing to $31.29 per hour following graduation from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy, or up to $36.22 per hour for certified officers. The City offers excellent benefits and paid time off.

The physical agility test and Police Officer Selection Test (POST) will be administered to all qualified applicants – more information will be emailed to qualified candidates at a later time.

Current certified law enforcement officers with appropriate sworn experience as stated below are eligible for lateral transfer if they meet the following conditions:

  • Completion of 12 months (1 year) post academy service shall be paid at Step 2 ($32.85/hour)
  • Completion of 24 months (2 years) post academy service shall be paid at Step 3 ($34.49/hour)
  • Completion of more than 36 months (3+ years) post academy service shall be paid at Step 4 ($36.22/hour)

Signing Bonus: New employees who at time of hire are currently law enforcement officers shall receive a $5,000 signing bonus.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Primary function is to enforce local, state and federal laws and ordinances; to patrol assigned areas; and to do skilled police work in the investigation of alleged criminal offenses and juvenile cases.