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The Iowa State Fair is accepting applications for a Full Time Police Officer at the Iowa State Fair Grounds. Salary range is $47,736 - $75,650  plus benefits. Starting pay will be based on qualifications and experience. Officers work a 12 hour “Panama Shift” schedule. The current shift vacancy to be filled is 4:00pm – 4:00am.  

Applications must be submitted online, or postmarked, no later than midnight SEPTEMBER 25th, 2020. Applicants must be ILEA certified and have a minimum of 5 years of experience as a law enforcement officer. Supervisory experience is preferred but not mandatory. Qualified applicants must complete an MMPI test, extensive background check, fingerprint records check, drug screen, polygraph examination and an oral review process. A post position offer of employment will require a complete physical exam. Interested candidates should complete an employment application available online at iowastatefair.org. under the employment section. A cover letter and resume should also accompany the application. Applications will be accepted by email or mail and should be sent to:

Commander Doug Phillips                                                                                                                                                                   
Iowa State Fair Police Department                                                                                                                                                    
PO Box 57130                                                                                                                                                                                             
Des Moines, IA  50317-0003                                                                                                                                                                  
email:  dphillips@iowastatefair.org

Full Time Police Officer Description

Public Safety Application (fillable)