The City of Ankeny is accepting applications for Police Officer at the Ankeny Police Department.
Starting salary is $23.95 per hour for non-certified or up to $29.33 per hour for certified officers plus excellent benefits. Tentative start date would be April 2019.
Applications must be submitted online no later than December 7, 2018. The physical agility and Police Officer Selection Test (POST) will be administered to all qualified applicants on Friday, December 21st, (more information will be emailed to qualified candidates.) Interested candidates should complete a City of Ankeny employment application online and attach a cover letter and resume.
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.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS:
To be eligible you must have graduated from high school or an equivalent, and be able to meet minimum standards for Iowa Law Enforcement officers as indicated by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy. You must also be able to maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued by the State of Iowa. No OWI convictions within the last five years. No more than three convictions for moving violations within any 12 month period over the last five years. Must be able to obtain an Iowa Professional Permit to carry weapons. The police department will only hire non tobacco users. Post offer physical, drug screen, psychological exam, and polygraph required. See also full Police Officer Disqualifier List
About this company
Ankeny is the fastest growing city in the Midwest and the 14th fastest growing city in the U.S. More than 60,000 people choose to call Ankeny home. It is a safe community with high quality public schools, 41 parks and playgrounds, 70 miles of trails, state-of-the-art sports facilities, two aquatic centers, all-inclusive Miracle Park, open green spaces and activities for all ages. Located just north of Iowa’s capital city of Des Moines, Ankeny offers a hometown feel with access to the amenities and benefits of a big city. The City of Ankeny is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Location/Region: Ankeny, Iowa