Employment

The Waverly Civil Service Commission is accepting applications to establish an eligibility list for appointment as Police Officer. This is a career opportunity with a 17-officer department that provides service to a community of 10,000 residents. The City of Waverly offers personal day(s) upon hire, 1 week of vacation after 6 months (up to 5 weeks total), paid sick leave, compensation time, longevity pay, paid holidays, pays 90% individual & family health insurance premiums, tuition reimbursement program, and wellness program (pays up to 50% single & family gym memberships). Waverly Police Officers participate in the Municipal Fire & Police Retirement System of Iowa. This System provides pension benefits up to 82% of members base wage at retirement.

Waverly is a place where families thrive and a community where residents enjoy a high quality of life, a bustling downtown, and a college town atmosphere. Waverly-Shell Rock Senior High School is ranked within the top 10% of all schools in Iowa. Applicants must meet standards set forth by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy. Applicants selected for testing will undergo written examination, physical fitness testing, interview, psychological testing, comprehensive background investigation, medical testing, and drug testing.

Applications may be downloaded here or by contacting:

Waverly Police Dept.
111 4th St. NE
Waverly, IA 50677
319-352-5400

Police Officer salary range is $58,597 - $71,155.

All applicants are encouraged to contact the Waverly Police Department if interested in participating in a ride along to learn more about our department prior to testing. ILEA Certified Officers will receive a $5,000 bonus (half upon hire and remainder after training) and possible pay increase following training based on experience.

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Mandatory testing will be held Saturday, June 25, 2022.

The City of Waverly is an equal opportunity employer.

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