Details for LOOKING FOR A CAREER IN LAW ENFORCEMENT?

The Dubuque Police Department is a full service, community oriented and nationally accredited law enforcement agency. We are currently seeking high-caliber women and men to take up the challenge to protect and enhance the quality of life in our community. We are looking for service-oriented, hard-working individuals who thrive in a dynamic and diverse environment, to actively demonstrate these qualities and abilities as a City of Dubuque Police Officer.

The City of Dubuque Civil Service Commission will be conducting a written examination and physical agility test for the position of Police Officer at 9:00 a.m. on January 26, 2019, on the University of Dubuque campus in Dubuque, Iowa.  Check in will begin at 8:15 a.m. at the Veteran’s Memorial Indoor Practice Facility located at the north end of McCormick Street, on the University of Dubuque campus.  

Requirements:

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and possess a high school diploma or its equivalent at the time of appointment.
  • Candidates must pass a written examination, oral examinations and physical agility test.

Successful Candidates will:

  • Have experience working with a diverse workforce.
  • Demonstrate an ability to follow a management style that is input oriented.
  • Value problem solving and the development of partnerships.
  • Possess a desire to be part of an organization that values service, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork.

The City offers an annual salary range of $55,411 to $61,588, a certified police officer hiring incentive and an attractive benefit package.  A pre-employment drug screen and polygraph examination will be administered.

Please submit a Civil Service Application to the City Personnel Office by 5:00 p.m. on December 21, 2018.  Civil Service Application packets may be obtained at the City Personnel Office located at City Hall, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001-4864.

The civil service application, benefit summary and job description are available at www.cityofdubuque.org/employment.  The Personnel Office may be contacted at 563-589-4125 or citypers@cityofdubuque.org

Women, minorities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  EOE.

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