We are not currently seeking applicants but please check back for any future job postings.
Reserve Officer Positions
We are currently fully staffed in the Reserve Officer positions. Please check back for any openings that become available!
Occasionally, full-time vacancies occur within the Police Department for Police Officers and other positions. All full-time police officer vacancies are filled from civil service hiring lists. We encourage interested individuals to frequently check area newspapers and also the Iowa Workforce Development Internet site for civil service test announcements.
We currently have no part-time positions open. Please check back!
We are looking for volunteers to serve as a greeter at our main window during office hours and we also have a need for volunteers for light office work, such as filing and data entry.
All positions require a background investigation including criminal history checks and a drug screening test.
Clerical position applicants must be at least 18 years of age at time of hire, and must possess a high school diploma or a G.E.D. Additional requirements apply.
Probationary Police Patrol Officer applicants must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire, and must possess a high school diploma or a G.E.D. Applicants must meet Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Hiring Standards. Additional requirements apply.
Reserve Police Officer volunteer applicants must be at least 21 years of age at time of application, and must possess a high school diploma or a G.E.D. Additional requirements apply.
All full-time positions at the Mason City Police Department require placement on a certified Civil Service hiring list. When a vacancy occurs, those on the list are evaluated and subject to additional testing procedures before any hiring decisions are made.
Part-time positions and volunteer positions do not require placement on a Civil Service hiring list. When a vacancy occurs applications for part-time positions are evaluated and the applicants are subject to additional procedures before any hiring decisions are made.
To apply for any full-time, part-time or volunteer positions, complete the City of Mason City application form available on-line or from the Human Resources Department. Submit the completed form to:
Human Resources Department
10 1st Street Northwest
Mason City, IA 50401
Phone: (641) 421-3378
FAX: (641) 421-3389
Email: Sarah During
For further information on Reserve Officer positions please contact:
Lieutenant Frank Stearns
Phone: (641) 494-3562
Email: Lt. Frank Stearns