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Posted on: March 16, 2022

[ARCHIVED] The City of Marshalltown is Hiring Police Officers!

Build Your Career at MPD

Do you want to make a difference in your community? Do you want to be part of something special? Are you looking for an opportunity to join a fantastic team? In Marshalltown, we have what you are looking for. The City of Marshalltown is hiring police officers. We currently have one vacant position. We anticipate a second position will open up later this year due to a retirement.

As a police officer in Marshalltown, you will have an opportunity to serve a community that supports public safety. You will be working in a community that cares about each other, a community that is moving in a positive direction, a community that will value your work. As a community member, you will have an opportunity to be engaged in a community that values your ideas and input. Marshalltown is a diverse community with an innovative spirit. Marshalltown is looking for people who want to serve and protect our community in partnership with the community. If you want the opportunity to learn and grow professionally, and you are up to the challenge of service above self, we are looking for you.
Applications are due by Friday, April 8. Applications can be found on the City of Marshalltown website here:

Applications must be sent to HR Director Jill Petermeier at Marshalltown City Hall. Applications can be mailed or dropped off at City Hall (24 N. Center Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158). Applications can be emailed to her at

The city offers a $2,000.00 hiring bonus for non-certified applicants and a $7,500.00 hiring bonus for certified applicants. This position pays competitive wages and offers excellent benefits. Starting pay for a non-certified applicant is $53,988.00 with a top out salary of $72,552.00.

More than ever, Marshalltown is a great place to live, learn, play and be part of more. Come join our team!

AUTHORITY: Michael W. Tupper, Chief of Police ( or 641.754.5725)

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