Job Posting April 22, 2013
Police Officer Position(s) Available
The City of Hiawatha will receive applications until 5:00 P.M., May 17, 2013, for the positions of two (2) full-time Police Officers with the Hiawatha Police Department. Required Qualifications: In addition to the City of Hiawatha standards (high school diploma or GED, must be 18 years of age, and a valid driver's license) Complete the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy within 1 year; or begin the academy within 1 year of hire; possess and maintain a professional permit to carry a weapon as issued by the State of Iowa; pass all testing requirements; written, physical, MMPI, polygraph and background investigations. Base salary-$41,579 with a generous benefit package. EOE. Applications and resumes (include email address); must be received at the Clerk's Office at 101 Emmons Street Hiawatha, Iowa 52233.
Iowa Law Enforcement Academy- Frequently asked questions/ minimum requirements
Protects life and property by performing emergency medical service, fire fighting, hazardous materials, fire prevention, education, and training duties. Operates and maintains fire and EMS equipment, apparatus, and facilities.
How to Apply:
All interested parties MUST SUBMIT Hiawatha Employment Application. Applications are available at the City of Hiawatha City Hall, 101 Emmons Street, Hiawatha, IA. 52233.
Deadline to Apply:
Applications are accepted year round.
Part Time 16 - 30 hours a week.
Hours are not guaranteed and may vary as needed.
The incumbent may be required to work days, weekends, early mornings, evenings or overnights as needed.
Tentative Start Date:
Three years experience in the fire service with transport EMS experience. Certification as Paramedic Specialist, Firefighter 1, and related training. Possession of valid Iowa driver's license.
Emphasis on this position is the delivery of Advanced Life Support EMS, however, applicant must have the ability to function as a firefighter, including performing interior operations wearing an PPE and SCBA, and the driving and operating of various fire apparatus.
Candidates are required to complete pre-employment, post offer physical, drug screen, and background check.
Applications are retained on file for one year from the date presented.
The City of Hiawatha is an equal opportunity employer.