Newton Police Department
Newton Police Department Newton IA United States
2 months ago
The Newton Police Department is now hiring police officers and offering a competitive salary and benefit package along with a $2,000 hiring bonus for entry level officers.
Starting salary is $57,432 for non-certified entry level officers and increases to $76,320 after six years. Newton police officers receive excellent benefits, including...
• Paid Vacation (1 Week First Year, 2 Weeks Second Year), 11 Personal Days, 11 Sick Days and 12 Paid Holidays Annually.
• Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance.
• Municipal Fire and Police Retirement System of Iowa (MFPRSI).
• Uniform Allowance, College Credit Pay Incentive, No Residency Policy.
• Eligible certified officers may receive additional pay and vacation hours.
Newton, Iowa, is a progressive community with a population of 15,750 located east of the Des Moines metro on Interstate 80 and is the home of the Iowa Speedway. The Newton Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency consisting of 27 sworn and 5 non-sworn employees and includes school resource officers, narcotics detective, general crimes detective, K9 unit, tactical team and motorcycle unit.
Applicants must meet the minimum hiring requirements set forth by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy and section 400.17 and/or 501 of the Administrative Code of Iowa. Veterans and current police officers certified by the ILEA with less than 6 months break in service are encouraged to apply.
Applicant testing includes a written and physical fitness test, polygraph exam, MMPI psychological exam, drug test, medical exam and a thorough background check. Iowa Certified Officers (lateral transfers) are not required to participate in specific portions of the testing process. A complete job description and an application packet can be found online at https://www.newtongov.org/927/Careers. Applications are due by April 30th.
Applications must be completed online and will be accepted until the position is filled. The City of Newton is an EO/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply
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