Parkersburg - Police Officer

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Department Parkersburg Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
Registration Fee$20.00
Location Parkersburg, IA

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Parkersburg Police Department, IA Police Jobs

Parkersburg Police Department




A Patrol Officer enforces local, State and Federal laws and ordinances; performs criminal investigations; and performs related duties as required or set forth by the Chief of Police.


  • Residency may be required
  • Be a U.S. Citizen and a resident of Iowa or intend to become a resident upon being employed;
  • Is 18 years of age at time of appointment;
  • Hold a valid Iowa driver’s license upon 1 month of start of employment
  • Not be addicted to drugs or alcohol;
  • Be of good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation including a fingerprint search conducted of local, state and national fingerprint files and have not been convicted of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude;
  • Successfully pass physical fitness tests
  • Not be opposed to use of force to fulfill duties;
  • Be a high school graduate or hold a GED certificate
  • Certified Officers are preferred but not required
  • EMT certification also preferred but not required
  • Have uncorrected vision of not less than 20/100 in both eyes, corrected to 20/20, and color vision consistent with the Occupational demands of law enforcement;
  • Have normal hearing in each ear (hearing aids are acceptable if a candidate can demonstrate sufficient hearing proficiency to perform all necessary duties of a law enforcement officer);
  • Be examined by a physician and meet the physical requirements necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of a law enforcement officer.
  • Undergo psychological testing.
  • Undergo cognitive (Basic Skills) testing


  • Candidates must be able to pass a physical fitness test. Candidates can refer to further information related to physical fitness requirements and other certification related questions
  • Candidates passing the physical fitness testing must be able to pass the P.O.S.T test created by Standards and Associates. Candidates can refer to additional details on the P.O.S.T. test. Applicants who have a passing, currently valid P.O.S.T. test score, which is not over 1 year old by the date of testing, will not be required to re-test.
  • Candidates provided with a conditional offer of employment will be required to pass a psychological and physical examination.


  • Acceptance of applications – 9/29/21 – TBD (Open Until Filled)
  • Physical fitness and P.O.S.T test – Time and location TBD
  • Oral Interviews – TBD
  • Medical examination
  • Psychological Examination
  • Conditional Offer of Employment (Contingent on successful passing of all tests referenced above and background investigation)

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary is dependent on qualifications and City Council approval
  • Excellent Medical and Dental benefits
  • Enrollment into the Iowa Public Employee Retirement System
  • Take home vehicle and all equipment issued by the City to include firearms, uniforms.

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