MCPD IS HIRING!

Mason City Police Department

Why MCPD?

  • Mason City's mission is to provide professional public service through partnerships with the community to improve the quality of life and maintain the public’s trust.

  • The first law enforcement officer in Mason City was sworn into office in 1870, and the official police department was created in 1909. Be a part of a rich history here at MCPD.

  • Officers are proud to work within a culture built on positive change and opportunity.

  • The Mason City Police Department is bonded together by a common purpose and held together by shared experience.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • 21 years of age or older at time of hire
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid State driver's license and acceptable driving record
  • Not be addicted to drugs or alcohol (Chapter 400.17 of the Iowa Code)
  • No felony convictions
  • No disqualifying misdemeanors within the last seven years
  • Meet the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) physical and vision requirements
  • Non-certified officers - Pass the written POST test and ILEA required physical fitness test
  • Certified officers - Only need to participate in the physical agility test for baseline purposes, and do not need to take the written POST test
  • Pass a post-offer physical/drug test, polygraph and psychological evaluation
  • Live within 30 miles of Mason City within six month of hire (see map)

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Lateral Officer

Salary: Up To $88,000/YR
+ $5,000 Signing Bonus

Benefits:

  • Up to $9,000 relocation package for officers living outside the 30 mile limit
  • $2,000 annual stipend for officers living inside Mason City
  • Pay-off employment agreement from current employer
  • College credit pay up to $60 hours or $720/yr
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave
  • Health, dental, life and long term disability insurance for employees and dependents
  • MFPRSI pension benefits and 457b deferred compensation plan
  • Uniform allowance
  • Continuous high quality training
  • Compensatory time off accrual
  • Advancement opportunities

Mason City is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer Lateral.

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Entry Level Officer

Salary: Start At $66,700/YR

Benefits:

  • Up to $5,000 relocation package for officers living outside the 30 mile limit
  • $2,000 annual stipend for officers living inside Mason City
  • College credit pay up to $60 hours or $720/yr
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave
  • Health, dental, life and long term disability insurance for employees and dependents
  • MFPRSI pension benefits and 457b deferred compensation plan
  • Uniform allowance
  • Continuous high quality training
  • Compensatory time off accrual
  • Advancement opportunities

Mason City is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Recruit.

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