Important new information!
Police Department Opening!
The Albia Police Department will have an opening for a patrol officer after the first
of the year. Anyone interested in applying for this position whould visit the application packet tab on the left hand side
of the screen to find out how to obtsin an application packet. Below is a timetable of testing and events related to this
process. All dates and times are subject to change!
Timetable of events for Police Officer Hiring: (Subject
01/03/14 – Application
deadline. Applications must be at the Monroe County Law Enforcement Center by 5:00PM.
- 9:00 AM - Physical Agility Testing – Meeting at the Monroe County Law Enforcement Center
for Sit & Reach, Sit-Ups, and Push Ups. 1.5 mile run will be held at Albia Community High School track after other
01/25/14 - 1:00 PM. – POST
testing – Written Police Aptitude test – Meeting at the Albia Fire station meeting room located directly
behind the Law Enforcement Center. Allow two hours for this testing.
- Scheduling of applicant interviews – Specific dates for each applicant to be determined.
Interviews will most likely be held in the evening. Allow 30 minutes to and hour for your interview.
02/12/14 - 9:00 AM - M.M.P.I. Testing – Meeting at the
Albia Fire station meeting room located directly behind the Law Enforcement Center. Test is untimed.
02/17-21/14 – Scheduling of applicant final interviews with Chief, City and County
Attorneys and Mayor – Specific dates for each applicant to be determined. Interviews will most likely be held in the
morning or afternoon. Allow 30 minutes to and hour for your interview.
– Approval of City Council of selected candidate.
03/17/13 - Anticipated hire date, subject to change depending on circumstances.
04/21/14 through 08/01/14 - Uncertified Officer will attend the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy.
meeting application deadline will be eligible for physical agility testing. Officers meeting physical agility guidelines will
be eligible for POST testing, and so on. Failure to meet the requirements of any phase of the testing and interview process
will result in elimination from consideration.Feel free to contact my administrative
assistant, Renee Powers, or myself by telephone if you have any questions regarding this process at the number listed above.
Thank you for your interest!
Chief Jay Andrews