Iowa Department of Public Safety
215 East 7th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Telephone Number: (515) 725-6182

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For immediate release: For more information contact
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 12:00 PM Major Mike Winter
Des Moines, Iowa (515) 725-6109

Trooper II - 30 Openings

These positions are open to all qualified personnel. Anyone interested should have a transfer request on file no later than Tuesday October 25, 2016.

If you have interest in more than one vacancy, please use one DPS Request Form and have your selections listed by priority.

The Iowa State Patrol has the following openings for Trooper II:

  • Post 1: Dallas, Story and Jasper Counties
  • Post 2: Wayne and Warren Counties
  • Post 3: Pottawattamie County (two openings) and Mills County (one opening)
  • Post 4: Harrison and Monona Counties
  • Post 5: Sac and Ida Counties
  • Post 6: Lyon and O'Brien Counties
  • Post 7: Hamilton, Webster and Kossuth Counties
  • Post 8: Cerro Gordo and Chickasaw Counties
  • Post 9: Bremer and Butler Counties
  • Post 10: Fayette and Winneshiek Counties
  • Post 11: Linn County (two openings)
  • Post 12: Cedar, Muscatine and Jackson Counties
  • Post 13: Lee and Des Moines Counties

This posting will expire at 4:30 PM, Tuesday, October 25, 2016.


Please refer to Departmental Rules & Regulations and the current Collective Bargaining Agreement for proper transfer procedures.

At the present time, any open positions are available only to individuals currently employed by the Department of Public Safety for transfer only.

The posting of these vacancies complies with the 2016-2018 Bargaining Unit Agreement, Public Safety Unit, Article 7, between the State of Iowa and the State Police Officers Council.

Please use the link below to obtain a Transfer Request Form

***Transfer Requests must be received in WORD format***

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