POLICE OFFICER

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. Test date is scheduled for Saturday, May 19, 2012, 9:00am.

Minimum Standards for hiring: A U.S. Citizen and resident of Iowa or become a resident upon being employed, high school graduate or hold a GED certificate, minimum 21 years old at time of hire, comply with all State of Iowa standards, including no felonies or crimes of moral turpitude, no addictions to alcohol or drugs, valid driver's license, good driving record, pass state mandated written examination, physical agility testing and psychological inventory. 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 and oral interview. Starting salary is $21.01/hr. (effective 7/1/2012), with excellent benefits package.

Application and complete job description are available at Human Resources, City Hall, 10 First Street, NW, Mason City, Iowa 50401-3224. Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. or on the City's website www.masoncity.net . Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m., Friday, April 27, 2012.

Equal Opportunity Employer