State Peace Officer Job Opportunities


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10 Step Selection Process


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Thank you for your interest in a career with the Department of Public Safety.

Please send us an email message to receive updates regarding upcoming hiring and our applications process.


DPS also has non-sworn positions available for application at:

Applicants are encouraged to look for potential openings in the following areas:  Intelligence, Forensics, Communications, Finance, Criminal History Records and Dissemination, Sex Offender Registry, Clerical Support, Electrician Licensing, Fire Safety, Highway Safety and Fingerprints, among other possibilities.

DPS civilian positions are posted along with all other State of Iowa vacancies at the web address listed above.  Instructions for application are on the website. 


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