Police Officer

City of North Liberty

The City of North Liberty is accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer. 


  • Ideal candidates are community focused, have good judgement, excellent problem-solving skills, and want to serve others in a supportive environment. 
  • Applicants must meet minimum standards found at FAQs | ILEA (iowa.gov), have a good driving record, pass a background investigation, and reside within 20 miles of the corporate city limits within 1 year of hire.  
  • Post-offer psychological exam, physical, and drug screen are required. 

All non-certified applicants will be required to take the written (P.O.S.T.) if they have not tested within the past eight (8) months at another agency, with an overall passing score of 80% or higher.  A study guide and a practice test can be obtained through Stanard and Associates at https://www.applytoserve.com/Study/.  Applicants can either take the test on the evening of January 5, 2022, or the morning of January 8, 2022, at the North Liberty Police Station.  Qualified applicants taking the written exam will be required to pay a fee of $30 at the time of testing.  Non-certified applicants who pass the written exam will move on to the required physical testing and a brief interview that will be held at 9:00 AM on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at the North Liberty Community Center located at 520 W Cherry Street.  Certified applicants will be contacted for interviews prior to the physical testing date. 


Applicants who are current certified law enforcement officers are eligible for a lateral transfer.  The City may consider buying out employment contracts.  


The current salary range is $53,872 to $74,152, with 8 years of service, plus an excellent benefit package.  Officers work 12-hour shifts, have every other weekend off, and have access to the latest training, technology, and equipment, as well as a new police facility. 


Submit the Police Officer Hiring Packet, including resume and cover letter to:  North Liberty Police Department, 340 N. Main St, P.O. Box 77, North Liberty, IA  52317, by 5 PM, Friday, December 10, 2021.  


Police Officer Hiring Packet can be found at northlibertyiowa.org/NLPDjob.  This application can be completed and hand delivered, mailed, emailed or faxed to the Police Department.

The city of North Liberty is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

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North Liberty Police Department, 340 N. Main St, P.O. Box 77, North Liberty, IA  52317

Job ID: 77658

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