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Career Center Employment Listing:
Police Officer

City of Clear Lake
Clear Lake, IA
Full Time

Position Duties / Responsibilities
The City of Clear Lake is seeking qualified applicants for employment in the position of police officer.  
Applicants must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid Iowa Driver’s license, and maintain such license from date of hire complying with the City’s Driver’s License Retention Policy; be a U.S. citizen; possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent; not have a conviction for a felony or any crime involving domestic violence.  Preference will be given to candidates with at least an Associate Degree in criminal justice or a related field; ILEA certified; and previous law enforcement experience.  
Applicants selected to participate in the hiring process will be required to participate in a written exam, physical agility test, interview, and background investigation. Finalists will be required to undergo a medical examination, psychological evaluation, and preemployment drug screen.  
Beginning hourly rate after January 1, 2021 is; $25.12 for uncertified, $25.41 for certified police officers, with a generous benefit package. Employment applications are available at or at the Police Department and will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications can be mailed to: Clear Lake Police Department, Attn: Captain Mike Colby, 511 1st Avenue N., PO Box 291, Clear Lake, IA 50428, or emailed to;  
The City reserves the right to notify only those individuals selected for testing as to the status of their application for employment.