The Sergeant Bluff Police Department has an opening for a police officer. Sergeant Bluff is a community of 4,227 people with an 8 man police department which includes a full time S.R.O. officer in the schools.
Uncertified no degree $39,529
Certified Officer no degree $41,500
Certified officer with AA degree Police Science $42,814
Certified with BA degree in Criminal Justice $44,303 Plus Benefit package
Minimum standards are:
High school diploma or GED equivalent
18 years of age
Valid driver’s license
Not addicted to drugs or alcohol
Good moral character
Must successfully pass physical agility testing adopted by I.L.E.A.
Pass P.O.S.T (Police officers selection Test) written test
Pass background check
Pass Oral interview exam
Medical minimum standards:
Must have uncorrected vision of not less than 20-100 in both eyes and corrected to 20-20
Must pass color vision testing
Must have normal hearing
The grant requires that the newly hired Police officer is a military veteran who has served no less than 180 days in the military since Sept 11, 2001. Please send military records with Resume. The opening is the result of Department receiving the Department of Justice COPS Hiring Grant. The grant supports the cost of the Police officer for three years with $125,000 in funding.
For further information or questions contact Chief of Police David McFarland at the Sergeant Bluff Police Department at 712-943-9603.
The city application can be downloaded from the Website under the human resource title.
Applications should be received by July 24 th, 2012. (Open until filled) Sergeant Bluff is an equal opportunity employer.