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Iowa DPS Benefits

Overtime & Compensatory Time

Is paid at time and ½, with a 2-hour minimum paid court time.

Shift Differential Pay

More pay for working the night shift.

Vacation and sick leave

Holiday pay

More pay for working the night shift.

Longevity pay after 5 years

More pay for working the night shift.

Per Diem pay

$10.00 Per Day

Take home vehicle

Trooper 2 and Special Agent

Equipment

Equipment, firearms and uniforms provided

Advanced Pay

For law enforcement experience

Flexible Spending Accounts

For Daycare and/or Medical Expenses (optional)

Uniform Cleaning Allowance

For Daycare and/or Medical Expenses (optional)

Peace Officer Retirement

Accident and Disability System (POR)

Career Advancement opportunities

There are many Departments within Iowa DPS

Now Hiring

OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN THE IOWA DPS

There are so many ways to help the community and be a part of a great team here at Iowa DPS. Explore the opportunities we have to offer in a professional career.

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Sworn Officer Positions

Our next DPS Basic Academy (sworn officer) application process will open on January 19, 2024. Applications for the DPS academy process will be available at that time.

Applications are now closed.

To apply for a sworn officer position, please complete the link below.

Peace Officer Candidate (Non-Sworn)

If you are interested in working with Iowa DPS as a Peace Officer Candidate at Post 16, please visit the link below.

Civilian Positions

If you are interested in working with Iowa DPS in a civilian role, please visit the link below.