A Waukee Police Officer performs law enforcement and crime prevention for the safety and protection of life and property in the City of Waukee. The City of Waukee is recognized as one of the fastest-growing cities in Iowa and is located in Dallas County – one of the fastest growing counties in the US. Waukee offers a family-friendly environment featuring quality parks, schools and trails. There will be opportunities for career advancement with the addition of a second High School and a new Public Safety building. The Waukee Police Department is very team oriented and has a culture of success.
Waukee Police Department Recruitment Video
Certified Officers will start at $28.48 ($59,234) – $30.80 ($64,068)*
Non-Certified Police Officers will start at $26.33 ($54,765). After successful completion of the police academy, wages may increase.
The City of Waukee will be conducting physical agility testing and a written examination for the position of Police Officer April 11 – April 15, 2022. You will receive an email with the testing information by the end of March.
TENTATIVE HIRING SCHEDULE:
February 28, 2022 – March 22, 2022 at 4:00pm – Applications Accepted
April 11 – April 15, 2022 – Physical & Written Tests Conducted
April 26 – April 27, 2022 – First Round Interviews
May 3 – May 4, 2022 – Second Round Interviews
May/June, 2022 – Polygraph, Comprehensive Background Investigations Conducted, MMPI Testing, pre-employment physical (selected candidates only)
July 5, 2022 – Tentative Start Date
August, 2022 – ILEA (if needed)
We offer an excellent benefit package: Health/Dental/Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Vacation, Sick Leave, Holidays and IPERS.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & SUCCESS FACTORS
(Order of Essential Functions does not indicate importance of functions.)
Two years of accredited college or university study in diversified academic subjects. Technical or community college credits will be considered if credits are in criminal justice or a closely related field. Four years of active military duty may be substituted for the education requirement.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONS
Location: 236 W. Hickman Rd, Waukee, IA 50263
Job Type: Full-time