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  • Police Officer ($10,000 Hiring Bonus for Currently Certified Police Officers)

    The City of Council Bluffs is currently hiring for the position of Police Officer!
    Council Bluffs Police Department’s Mission: We, the members of the Council Bluffs Police Department, working with all people, are committed to providing quality and professional police service that promotes a safe and secure community, while affording dignity and respect to every individual.  We are committed to creating and maintaining active police/community partnerships and assisting citizens in identifying and solving problems to improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods.  The Department recognizes that its employees are a vital component to the successful delivery of police services and will work to achieve our highest potential by actively involving our employees in neighborhood and/or community problem solving and improving these services.
    Pay: $28.17/HR with step increases to $42.00/HR
    Hiring Bonus for Currently Certified Police Officers: $10,000 hiring bonus to any certified peace officer who successfully completed the hiring process, accepts a position with the City, and whose certification is from the State of Iowa or a state that the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy recognizes and has a reciprocal agreement with.
    Application Deadline: December 18, 2022
    Physical Examination Date: January 14, 2022
    Responsibilities: The work of this class involves responsibility for the protection of life and property, prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals and the general enforcement of laws and ordinates in a designated area or an assigned shift or on special assignments.
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.
    • United States Citizen
    • Must be age 21 by the test date
    • Must be able to obtain a Driver’s License from state of residence
    The City of Council Bluffs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    Please visit the City Employment Opportunities page for more pertinent information, to apply, and to view the job description. Contact the City's Recruiter, Cori Shaw, at 712-890-5275 with any questions!
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    Position Type: Full-time