Atlantic - Part Time Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Atlantic Police Department
TypePart Time
Job TitlePart Time Police Officer
Location Atlantic, IA

Job Announcement

*Applications will be accepted until position filled*

Atlantic Police Department, IA Police Jobs



The Atlantic Police Department is currently taking applications for the position of part time Patrolman.

Certification through the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy is required for this position. Part time officers will not have set hours or shifts, and will be utilized on as as needed basis. Primarily, shifts are in 12 hours increments. They may be shorter, depending on the department need and employee availability.     

Residency restrictions to be considered and approved at the discretion of the Chief.

Applicants may visit to apply.

General Duties:

See Attached Job Description


The wage for this position is $45/hr.

Hiring Process:

  • Applications will be accepted until position is filled
  • Applicants will be contacted to schedule an in person interview
  • MMPI testing date TBD for selected candidates and is required by the ILEA
  • Before being hired, a candidate is required to pass a drug test and have a physical evaluation

Testing Requirements:

Iowa certified applicants will not be required to complete the physical testing and will be contacted to set up a formal interview. 

About the Atlantic Police Department/City of Atlantic:

  • Our department operates with 12 full time officers and 2 secretarial staff members
  • We work a 12 hour schedule consisting of every other weekend off for most officers
  • Load bearing vest are approved and facial hair is permitted 
  • Atlantic has a population of approximately 7,000
  • The Atlantic community, community leaders, & city administration are very supportive of our agency
  • Atlantic is located an hour west of Des Moines and an hour east of Omaha 
  • Search Atlantic Police Department on Facebook for information on community programs and outreach

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • ILEA certification is required
  • College education is preferred but not required
  • Military service will be highly considered
  • Must not have any felony convictions or convictions of other crimes involving moral turpitude

Please direct questions regarding this position to

Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.

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