Atlantic Police Department
If hired, an Iowa certified officer can receive a $7,500 sign on bonus (to be paid out over 2 years.) They will also receive a week of vacation upon hire and ½ a year credit for each year worked for another agency towards longevity pay. Example: 4 years of service at current agency will count for 2 years credit with our department. Longevity pay of .20/HR begins after 2 years of service.
Hiring incentives and bonuses may be negotiated for qualified out of state certified officers.
Residency restrictions to be considered and approved at the discretion of the Chief.
The department will reimburse the $20 administrative fee paid by applicants to PoliceApp to the top candidates invited to move on past the initial testing and interviews.
Applicants may visit here to apply.
Non-certified applicant will start at $25.21/HR
Upon completion of the academy, pay will be $26.81/HR
Certified applicants will start at $26.18/HR
July 2022 pay at $26.81/HR, and 6 months after hire $27.69/HR
City paid gym membership for passing yearly physical testing
$500 uniform allowance each year
$300 city contribution to a medical flex plan each year
Three paid personal holidays each year to be used at the officer’s discretion, with eight additional paid holidays throughout the year
Comp time earned at time and a half for each hour of overtime worked
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 after academy completion
Atlantic has a population of approximately 7,000
The Atlantic community and community leaders & 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
Must be a United States citizen
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must have a valid driver’s license
ILEA certification is preferred
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
Qualifications and fitness testing requirements may be located on the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy website at Form-PTStandards.pdf (ileatraining.org)
Iowa certified applicants will not be required to complete the physical testing and may call to set up an interview time on February 1st.
Applications need to be submitted by February 1st by 4:00PM
Physical testing & formal interviews will be held on February 5th: starting at 8:00AM
POST and MMPI testing date TBD for selected candidates
Certified applicants will not have to complete the POST-test
If selected for further testing, candidates will be sent a second portion of the application used to perform a full background check
Before being hired, a candidate will have to pass a drug test and have a physical evaluation
A non-certified hire will be required to complete field training and pass the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy
To apply for this job please visit www.policeapp.com.