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Mason City seeks applicants for job of police officer

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MASON CITY – The City of Mason City, Iowa is taking applications for the Civil Service Commission entrance examination for the full-time position of Police Officer, which consists of a physical fitness and written examination.

Minimum Standards for hiring include: A U.S. Citizen and resident of Iowa or become a resident upon being hired, must be at least 21 years of age at the time of hire, possess or be able to obtain a valid Iowa state driver’s license by time of hire, maintain compliance with City’s Admin. Policy on Operation of City Vehicles, no addictions to drugs or alcohol, no felony convictions, no disqualifying misdemeanor within the last 7 years, speak/read/write English language, 2 year Associates degree or a minimum of 4 years active duty service in the armed forces of the U.S. with an honorable discharge, pass written examination and physical agility testing. Must be able to pass retirement system medical examination, pre-employment drug testing, have vision of 20/100 or better corrected to 20/20, pass color vision and hearing standards. Pass extensive background investigation, including fingerprint search, polygraph, psychological inventory and oral interview.

Starting salary is $23.89/hr with excellent benefits package.

Test date is scheduled for Saturday, April 29, 2017, 9:30 am for applicants meeting the minimum qualifications.

Complete job description and application are available at Human Resources, City Hall, 10 First St NW, Mason City, IA 50401. Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm or on the City’s website

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