Police Officer

Oelwein Police - Oelwein, Iowa

Jan 13, 2021

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Application Deadline:
Mar 31, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$46,675 annual
Academy Graduate:
$51,147 annual
Lateral Transfer:
$53,580 annual
Top Pay:
$53,580 annual

Job Description

The Oelwein Police Department is hiring and  ILEA Certified Officers are preferred but this is not a requirement at the time of hiring. The process will remain open until all vacancies have been filled. ILEA Certified officers may lateral, No PT or POST exam. All others will be required to pass both. The Oelwein Police Department is a Civil Service Department and falls under the Municipal Fire and Police Retirement System of Iowa. Take home cars and many other great benefits for working for this close knit 11 officer department.

Successful candidates must be:

  • 21 years of age at the time of appointment
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent supplemented by a two year community college degree or vocational school training in police science, law enforcement, criminal justice administration, public administration, or a related field, or
  • Have three years’ experience as a full time certified police officer, or
  • Have an equivalent combination of education and experience.

The City of Oelwein offers a salary and fringe benefit package including a pension with the MFPRSI. As of July 1, 2020, starting salary is $51,147 (annually) for a Iowa certified police officer with one year experience. $53,580 for an Iowa certified police officer with two or more years experience and $46,675 for a non-certified officer. Lateral transfers receive a $2,500 incentive pay after completion of a probationary period. Salary will increase per union contract July 1, 2021.  Applicants can be picked up at the police department or downloaded from the departments website www.oelweinpolice.org.  For any questions please contact Capt. Voshell at 319-283-4311 or at rvoshell@oelweinpolice.org.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: 2 year degree in police
  • Experience: not required

Contact Informaton

Ronald Voshell

Oelwein Police
20 2nd Ave SW
Oelwein, Iowa 50662
phone: 319-283-4311

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