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Public Safety Department Looking for Police Officer Candidates

The Nevada Public Safety Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer (starting wage at $26.01/hr). Interested candidates must submit a City of Nevada application, Cover Letter, and Resume by 5:00 PM on Friday, January 19, 2024.  The link to this application can be found at

Physical Agility testing will be held at 8:00 AM on Saturday, January 27th, 2024 at the City of Nevada Fieldhouse, 1625 Fawcett Parkway, Nevada, Iowa 50201.

Those who successfully pass physical agility testing will have a POST (Police Officer Selection Test) and interview set up at a later date.

Certified Police Officers are preferred, but non-certified officers are encouraged to test.  Minorities, Women, and Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.

You will find the physical agility standards, POST test study guide, recruitment video, and information about the department at the following links:

Physical Agility requirements can be found on the ILEA website at

POST test practice test and study guides can be found at:

Nevada Iowa PD Police Recruitment Video 2021 V2 – YouTube

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Questions about this posting can be emailed to Police Chief Chris Brandes:


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