THE MARENGO POLICE DEPARTMENT IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS TO FILL A POSITION FOR A FULL TIME POLICE OFFICER.
OFFICERS MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 18 YEARS OF AGE. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENT. COLOR VISION WITH NO LESS THAN 20/100 IN EACH EYE CORRECTABLE TO 20/20. CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES. MUST POSSESS A VALID IOWA DRIVER'S LICENSE. BE OF GOOD MORAL CHARACTER AND HAVE NOT BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY OR CRIME INVOLVING MORAL TURPITUDE, OR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. THE APPLICANT MUST SUCCESSFULLY ALL REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH BY ILEA.
ILEA CERTIFIED OFFICERS ARE PREFERRED, BUT NOT REQUIRED. CANDIDATES WHO ARE CURRENT ILEA CERTIFIED PEACE OFFICERS DO NOT NEED TO TAKE THE POST OR PHYSICAL FITNESS TESTING. ILEA CERTIFIED OFFICERS ARE ALSO ELIGIBLE FOR A $3,500 HIRING INCENTIVE.
TESTING DATES WILL BE SENT TO THOSE WHO APPLY AT A LATER DATE. COMPENSATION: BASED ON EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATION, AND UNION CONTRACT. PAY RANGE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2021 IS $21.74- $27.17 PER HOUR DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION. FULL TIME OFFICERS ALSO PARTICIPATE IN THE IOWA PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM (IPERS).
INDIVIDUAL HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM IS 100% COVERED BY THE CITY. FAMILY PLAN INSURANCE PREMIUMS ARE COVERED 94% BY THE CITY UNDER THE CURRENT UNION CONTRACT. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS INCLUDE: FITNESS CENTER ACCESS, PAID SICK TIME, PAID HOLIDAYS, COMP-TIME AVAILABILITY, VACATION, AND PERSONAL DAYS.
COMPLETED APPLICATIONS CAN BE MAILED TO CHIEF BEN GRAY, MARENGO POLICE DEPT. P.O. BOX 245 MARENGO, IA 52301 OR EMAILED TO BGRAY@MARENGOIOWA.COM
Police Department Part-Time Officer
The City of Marengo is seeking ILEA certified officers to serve on an as needed basis. This position is an IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System) position and has an established wage of $18.00 an hour. Questions regarding Police Dept. Part-Time Officer positions may be directed to Chief Ben Gray, 319-642-5031 or by emailing email@example.com. Download the application here: POLICE DEPARTMENT APPLICATION
Police Department Reserve Officer
The City of Marengo is looking for individuals interested in law enforcement to serve as Reserve Officers. Questions regarding Reserve Officer positions may be directed to Chief Ben Gray, 319-642-5031, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications and current job description for all positions are available at City Hall at 153 E. Main Street.
It is the policy of the City of Marengo to provide equal opportunity in employment to all persons. An individual shall not be denied equal access to employment opportunities because of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or physical or mental disability. The City encourages all interested in an open position to apply.