Patrol Officer

Website City of Algona

Job Title: Patrol Officer
Organization: City of Algona Police Department
Position Type: FLSA Non-Exempt, Full-Time with Benefits
Wage Range: Uncertified: $25.00/hour
ILEA Certified: $27.75 – $32.04/hour, DOQ
Certified Officer signing bonus up to $5,000
Posting Date: October 6, 2023
Closing Date: October 20, 2023
Testing Date: November 4, 2023 (for non-certified candidates only)
The City of Algona is seeking applicants to the join the Algona Police Department as a Patrol Officer. Algona (pop. 5,487) is located in north-central Iowa and is the county seat of Kossuth County (pop. 14,529).
The successful candidate will possess strong communications skills and be familiar with the principals of community/problem solving policing. Candidates must be committed to training, professional development, and community engagement. Must be a graduate from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy or be able to become a graduate within one year of hire, be a Certified Law Enforcement Officer within one year of hire and meet all state psychiatric test standards. Physical and POST test date noted above (ILEA graduates have no physical or POST test requirements).
This position reports to the Chief of Police and Assistant Chief of Police.
The City offers competitive wages, an excellent benefits package which includes health, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation time, sick, holiday and bereavement leave, life insurance and IPERS. Wage dependent upon experience, qualifications, and certifications.
Application Process
To apply, complete an online application at or send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Deputy Clerk/Human Resources Manager Nancy Lindell at
For more information about the position, contact Police Chief Bo Miller at or at (515) 295-3515.
Equal Opportunity Employer.

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