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Police Officer

Job type:Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security


Police officers perform the line function of the police department. Work is performed in accordance with established routine and departmental regulations. Crime prevention, suppression, investigation, law enforcement, maintenance of the social order, and public service are the general duties of the Police Officer.

Starting salary:
$48,994- $70,108

Company benefits:
Health & Dental insurance, LTD, Basic & Supplemental Life, Flexible Spending, Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, Wellness incentives

High school courses important to the position:
Math, Reading, Public Speaking, Athletics, Leadership, Citizenship, Spanish

Training, certifications, or degree needed to qualify for the position:
High school diploma. AA degree preferred. Must have valid Iowa driver?s license.

Specific skills that your business recognizes as fundamental to employment (life skills):
Loyalty, honesty and a caring attitude coupled with bravery and common sense. Knowledge of the geographies of the City of Marion and surrounding areas. Knowledge of criminal and traffic laws and ordinances and their proper application. Knowledge of first aid techniques including CPR and skill in their application.

Advancement opportunities in the company:
Police Patrol Officers may move up in rank to sergeants, lieutenants, Deputy Chief, and Police Chief

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