The Williamsburg Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of:
Applications are now being accepted for the position of Police Officer for the City of Williamsburg. Applications may be picked up at the Williamsburg City Clerk’s Office or the Williamsburg Police Department. You may also receive an application by emailing a request to [email protected] or from the Williamsburg, Iowa website. A resume may be added to the application. Position starting date is July 1, 2022. Applications must be returned by 12:00 PM May 15, 2022.
Written and physical testing will take place on June 1st 2022.
The City of Williamsburg is an equal opportunity employer. The law prohibits discrimination in hiring due to age, race, color, creed, sex, national origin, religion, disability, or veteran’s status.
Job Description of Williamsburg Iowa Police Officer:
Police officers comprise the remaining sworn personnel of the Williamsburg Police Department and are responsible to the Sergeant, Assistant Chief and Chief of Police. Police officers are responsible for law enforcement duties, which include but are not limited to:
- Traffic enforcement
- Accident investigation
- Investigation of crimes
- Identification and collection of evidence
- Preparing reports
- Responding to calls for public service
- Other duties as assigned
IOWA LAW ENFORCEMENT REQUIREMENTS
What requirements must I meet in order to get hired by an Agency?
All minimum standards for Iowa law enforcement officers must be satisfied:
The person must
- Be a U. S. Citizen and a resident of Iowa or intend to become a resident upon being employed*;
*As reference in Iowa Administrative Code 2.1(1) Is a citizen of the United States and a resident of Iowa or intends to become a resident upon being employed; provided that the state residency requirement under this subrule shall not apply to employees of a city or county that has adopted an ordinance to allow employees of the city or county to reside in another state and shall not apply to an employee of a city or county that later repeals such an ordinance if the employee resides in another state at the time of the repeal. Railway special agents who are approved by the commissioner of public safety as special agents of the department shall be exempt from the Iowa residency requirement.
2. Is 18 years of age at the time of appointment;
3. Hold a valid Iowa driver’s license*;
*As reference in Iowa Administrative Code 2.1(3), Railway special agents who are approved by the commissioner of public safety as special agents of the department and officers who are allowed to reside in an adjacent state shall be required to possess a valid driver’s or chauffeur’s license of the state of residence of the officer.
4. Not be addicted to drugs or alcohol [modified for Chapter 400 civil service positions by §400.17 of the Code of Iowa];
5. Be of good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation including a fingerprint search conducted of local, state and national fingerprint files and have not been convicted of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude;
6. Successfully pass physical fitness tests;
7. Not be opposed to use of force to fulfill duties;
8. Be a high school graduate or hold a GED certificate;
9. Have uncorrected vision of not less than 20/100 in both eyes, corrected to 20/20, and color vision consistent with the Occupational demands of law enforcement;
10. Have normal hearing in each ear (hearing aids are acceptable if a candidate can demonstrate sufficient hearing proficiency to perform all necessary duties of a law enforcement officer)
11. Be examined by a physician and meet the physical requirements necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of a law enforcement officer.
12. Undergo psychological testing.
13. Undergo cognitive (Basic Skills) testing