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Nevada PD could be looking for you!

Have you ever thought about law enforcement as a career?

It’s not an easy profession to qualify for, but if you take the challenge to test for it, you just might surprise yourself and find that you can make a difference in this community!

In addition to the benefits listed in our ad (shown at right), others include, in a Benefit package effective July 1, 2024:
• Non-certified candidates will start at $56,264/year (max out at $86,132/year)
• iPers retirement system
• EMT certification
• Firearm provided by agency

Interested candidates must submit a City of Nevada application, Cover Letter, and Resume by 5 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2024. The link to this application can be found at
Physical Agility testing will be held at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2024, at the Nevada Public Safety Department, 1209 6th Street.

Those who successfully pass physical agility testing will have a POST (Police Officer Selection Test) and interview set up at a later date. To find out more about testing and this position, click here: City of Nevada Employment | City of Nevada, Iowa (

Certified Police Officers are preferred, but non-certified officers are encouraged to test. Minorities, women, and military veterans are encouraged to apply.

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