City of Des Moines

Des Moines is the capital city and is the commercial, financial, transportation, and governmental hub of Iowa.  Extending over 80 square miles, Des Moines is home to over 212,000 people and the central city of a metropolitan area of approximately 634,000. Des Moines is a vibrant city, intersected by the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers.

Des Moines is a city with many cultural amenities, ease of commuting, Iowa State government, three higher education institutions, good schools, ample shopping, affordable housing, fine dining, great health care, and a stable high-performing local government. It also is the home of the Iowa State Fair and is the host to countless conventions, trade shows, and sporting and entertainment events each year.

 

 

10 job(s) at City of Des Moines

City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Nov 17, 2021
Temporary
Distinguishing Features of the Class Under direction, supervises and directs a specialized area within the total City's recreation program, or a specialized type of recreation activity, and performs related work as required. Assignment Location: Brenton Skating Plaza - ice skating rink. This position will require skating on the ice. Duration of work assignment is weather-dependent and may run from November to March. Deadline : Application are accepted until such time a sufficient number of qualified applications is received to fill the positions. Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from high school or possession of a GED; Must be 18 years of age. Required Special Qualifications Current certification in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid, and/or an applicable, valid driver's license is required when work assignment requires said certification and/or involves driving a vehicle. Passing of a background check and pre-employment physical and drug screen is required prior to hire. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Leads assigned activities and supervises others in leading activities; Trains staff in leadership techniques, methods of activity planning, safety and public relations; Works closely with other recreation staff to assure the proper development of assigned activities; Organizes and supervises one or more activities such as summer playground programs, aquatics programs, day camps, trips, arts and cultural activities, nature activities, sports and games, special population, senior activities or special events; Recruits and trains staff and volunteers to assist with program implementation, lead programs and ensure safety of participants; Tracks participation statistics; Maintains necessary records and submits required reports Closing Date/Time: 11/29/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Nov 17, 2021
Temporary
Distinguishing Features of the Class Performs cashiering duties at City owned Parks and Recreation facilities and events. Assignment Location: Brenton Skating Plaza - ice skating rink. Duration of work assignment is weather-dependent and may run from November to March. Deadline : Application are accepted until such time a sufficient number of qualified applications is received to fill the positions. Acceptable Experience and Training Must be at least 16 years of age. Required Special Qualifications Requires satisfactory criminal, sex offender and if applicable driving record background checks. Passing a pre-employment physical and drug screen is required prior to employment. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Sells tickets, rental services, concessions, merchandise and other commodities; Assists customers and collects fees; Performs daily set-up and clean-up of operations; Prepares commodities for resale; Prepares daily reports and delivers money to designated persons; Assists in keeping area neat and clean; Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems; Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of operations and activities; Performs related work as required. Closing Date/Time: 11/29/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Nov 17, 2021
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class Perform a wide variety of administrative support functions for the Police Department's operating and capital improvement budget. Performs general accounting function for the department. Review and generate financial reports, grant opportunities, manage grants received and requisitions for purchases related to the Police Department ; performs directly related work as required. Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate's Degree in Accounting, Business or related field; and Two years of experience in financial transaction operations; and Directly related experience with the City's financial application software; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work. Transcripts verifying degree conferred and date need to be submitted to the City of Des Moines Human Resources Department; electronically to humanresources@dmgov.org , by fax to 515-237-1680, or by mail to 1551 E MLK Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50317 by the application deadline date. Required Special Qualifications Candidates for positions in this class must pass a post-employment offer physical examination and drug screen. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Assist in the development and monitoring Department operating and capital improvement budgets; Preparation and coordination of billing for all special events; Preparation and coordination of reimbursements from other agencies, outside agencies and grants; Preparation and coordination of various reports and queries from Tyler Munis to provide information to all Divisions and Departmental administrators; Preparation and coordination of budget adjustments, journal entries, and expenditure transfers; Responsible for participation and planning in weekly budget meetings and staff meetings; Responsible for ensuring appropriations are adequate for expenditures as well as quality assurance of reports generated by the Finance Department; Provide individual assistance to employees concerning payroll discrepancies; Preparation of Department requisitions dealing with Department-wide procurement not specific to an individual Bureau; Assist with the training throughout the Department for the ERP System, HRMS and Financials, I/Leads RMS Reports, Crystal Reports, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access. Closing Date/Time: 11/29/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Nov 16, 2021
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class This position serves to establish and strengthen meaningful relations with underrepresented groups in the Des Moines community by implementing community outreach programs, organizing events, and coordinating volunteers. The work is performed under the direction of the Civil & Human Rights Director or designee, but considerable leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. This position may require working some nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary to complete assigned duties and responsibilities. The principal duties of this class are performed in a general office environment and various community locations including community meetings, businesses, classrooms, and homes in the community. Frequent independent travel throughout the city is required. Acceptable Experience and Training Bachelor's degree in cross cultural or international studies, human rights, public administration, communications, public relations, or related field; and Some professional experience engaging with historically underrepresented groups; and Some professional experience conducting dialogues and/or community discussions. OR Associate's degree in cross cultural or international studies, human rights, public administration, communications, public relations, or related field; and Considerable professional experience engaging with historically underrepresented groups; and Considerable professional experience conducting dialogues and/or community discussions. Some experience developing marketing or public communications materials for an organization preferred. NOTE: Transcripts verifying degree conferred need to be submitted to the City of Des Moines Human Resources Department; electronically to humanresources@dmgov.org, by fax to 515-237-1680, or by mail to 1551 E MLK Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50317 by the application deadline. Required Special Qualifications Multi-lingual fluency is preferred but not required. A candidate will be required to successfully pass a post-offer drug screen and physical examination. Must possess a valid Iowa Driver's License or evidence of equivalent mobility. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Builds and maintains relationships with members of the community, especially members of marginalized and underrepresented groups. Plans, develops, implements, and organizes programs, events and volunteers to advance the mission and goals of the Department. Plans, organizes, and coordinates events such as the annual Civil & Human Rights Symposium and fundraising efforts. Assists in developing and implementing strategies to create a community engagement plan that includes consistent and effective communication, engagement, and participation. Coordinates and conducts community dialogues to understand community issues. Assists with developing strategies to address community equity and inclusion challenges. Identifies barriers to participation for culturally and economically diverse communities and develops solutions to remove barriers. Conducts studies on best practices and improvement models on programs and practices relating to civil and human rights. Collaborates with the Equity Office on community relations with underrepresented groups and develops strategies to increase community access to information and opportunities related to engagement with government. Uses social media, newsletters, mailings and other forms of communication to promote the activities of the Civil & Human Rights Department to inform the public on civil and human rights issues. Assists with developing the annual report on behalf of the Civil & Human Rights Department. Serves as primary contact on behalf of the Commission for community members and other interested parties and when needed, recruits a knowledgeable spokesperson or information source to assist. Develops promotional and marketing material for the Department. Trains community members on matters related to civil rights and social justice issues. Attends community events hosted by the City, other government agencies, community organizations to promote services and initiatives of the Commission. Attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions and reviews publications and audio-visual materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas. Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems. Performs other duties as assigned. Closing Date/Time: 11/29/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Nov 13, 2021
Part Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class Under direction, to supervise direct, and assume control of various specialized areas within the total recreation program, or a specialized recreation activity, and to do related work as required. Note: Work schedule varies between 20-29 hours per week and up to 40 hours per week during peak season (May-September) provided work and funding availability. Starting wage is $20.88/hour. Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from high school and two years of group leadership experience in a recreation setting, including concentration in one or more specialties in the field of recreation or sports. A college degree in recreation or a related field may be substituted for the required two years of experience. Current Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification Water Safety Instructor Trainer (WSIT), Lifeguard Training and CPR, Lifeguard Instructor (LGI), Lifeguard Instructor Trainer (LGIT), and prior lifeguard experience preferred. PLEASE NOTE : SUBMITTAL OF COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS (OFFICIAL OR UNOFFICIAL) IS REQUIRED BY APPLICATION DEADLINE IN ORDER TO RECEIVE CREDIT. FAILURE TO SUBMIT COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS MAY RESULT IN APPLICATION DISQUALIFICATION. Required Special Qualifications Candidates for positions in this class must pass a post-employment offer physical examination and drug screen. License or Other Requirements: Current certification in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid, and/or an applicable, valid driver's license is required when work assignment requires said certification and/or involves driving a vehicle. The City of Des Moines' Residency Requirement is in effect for this position. Applicant must be a resident of the City of Des Moines within thirteen (13) months of appointment date and maintain residency within the City of Des Moines while employed in this position. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Plans, coordinates, supervises, and instructs various recreation activities; leads and officiates one or more activities as requested. Participates in agency planning, research and training, budget and action plan preparation. Works closely with other recreation agencies to assure the proper development of recreational facilities in all areas. Meets with neighborhood and special interest groups; assists organized groups in developing programs of recreation for special meetings. Works with recreation staff to complete logistic support and supervisory assignments in the conduct of special activities; promotes and publicizes activities with the media. Trains recreation leaders in techniques and application of recreation principles; recruits and trains temporary staff and volunteers; ensures safety of participants. Maintains necessary records and submits required reports. Performs related work as required. Closing Date/Time: 11/29/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Nov 02, 2021
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class Under direction, to participate in, oversee, and assign the work of crews engaged in the manufacture, installation, and mainte­nance of parking and traffic control signs and devices and the application of pavement markings. Performance/Written Examination: Applicants meeting the minimum requirements and the City's driving standards will be scheduled for a performance examination requiring successful operation of a LineLazer IV. Those passing the performance exam will be scheduled for a written examination. The exams are scheduled for December 14 & 15. Link to Operation Manual Link to Operating Instruction Video Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from a High School or possession of a GED; and Three years of experience involving the technical aspects of pavement marking and traffic control signage operations; or Any equivalent combination of experience and education sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Additional education may be substituted for experience at the rate of one year of experience for one year of education. Required Special Qualifications Possession of a Class B CDL license allowing the operation of vehicles with airbrakes. Candidates for this position will be required to pass a post-employment offer physical examination and drug screen. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Performs all duties of the Senior Traffic Device Maintenance Worker; Operates the long line paint machine as needed; Oversees and participates in the layout and application of pavement markings, and other traffic control devices using various types of machinery, tools and equipment; Oversees the installation and maintenance of various traffic control, parking regulation, directional, and informa­tional signs and devices; Diagnoses the causes of equipment and machinery breakdowns and devises methods for repair; Manages work orders, initiates utility locate requests, and inspects work in progress and on completion; Maintains and enforces safety standards and regulations; Keeps cost, work progress, inventory, and time records; Assigns work as needed to Traffic Device Maintenance Worker and Senior Traffic Device Maintenance Worker; Performs related work as required. Closing Date/Time: 11/30/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Oct 31, 2021
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class Provides professional legal representation for the City of Des Moines; performs directly related work as required. The principal function of an employee in this class is to provide professional legal advice and to ensure professional representation in representing the City Council, City Departments and employees in complex litigation and transactions. Supervision may be exercised over the work of legal support staff. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Deputy City Attorney and City Attorney but considerable leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. Click here for complete job description. __________________________________________________________________________ The Assistant City Attorney II position within the Litigation Division will have an anticipated start date of approximately November 29, 2021 and will include duties with an emphasis on providing legal advice and work within human rights, constitutional and criminal law areas of the City. The Assistant City Attorney II position within the Infrastructure and Services Division will have an anticipated start date of approximately February 1, 2022 and will include duties with an emphasis on providing legal advice to numerous departments and substantial complex contractual work. Greater details about the two openings will be provided at the time of the interview, if applicable. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING APPLICATION REVIEW TIMES : Application are accepted until such time a sufficient number of qualified applications is received to fill the positions. The department will begin reviewing applications for the Assistant City Attorney II in the Litigation Division on 11/1/2021. The department will begin reviewing applications for the Assistant City Attorney II in the Infrastructure and Services Division on 12/1/2021. Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Juris Doctorate degree; and Considerable legal experience. NOTE: Transcripts verifying degree conferred must be submitted to the City of Des Moines Human Resources Department by the application deadline to receive credit. Please send electronically to humanresources@dmgov.org , by fax to 515-237-1680, or by mail to 1551 E MLK Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50317 . Required Special Qualifications Candidates for positions in this class must pass a post-employment offer, physical examination and drug screen; and Possession of a valid Iowa driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility; and Admission to the Iowa State Bar by the application deadline. The City of Des Moines' Residency Requirement is in effect for this position. Applicant must be a resident of the City of Des Moines within seven (7) months of appointment date and maintain residency within the City of Des Moines while employed in this position. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Conducts or may assist with litigation in State and Federal District court on municipal matters; Provides advice to other Attorneys on trial strategy, evaluation of potential settlements and ideas related to preparation of cases; Prepares complex contracts and related legal documents for the City Manager, City Departments, Des Moines Metropolitan Wastewater Reclamation Authority and the Library, including software licensing, hosting and maintenance agreements; Provides legal advice, counsel and course of action recommendations to City Departments in various areas, including almost all departments of the City, the Des Moines Metropolitan Wastewater Reclamation Authority and the Library or related areas of substantial municipal responsibility; Represents the City in pre-trial conferences, including research and negotiation with all parties involved; Prepares cases for trial, examining law and evidence subject to review and assistance by a supervisor; Prepares and interviews witnesses presenting evidence for the City to ascertain that evidence is complete and will be well presented; Performs special projects for the City Attorney as requested; Represents City employees, boards and commissions; Represents the City before state and federal administrative agencies, boards and commissions; Studies and keeps current knowledge of City, State, Federal and general municipal law for information and precedents bearing on City legal issues; Researches legal opinions, memoranda and data for the guidance of City Departments; Researches, prepares, and compiles proposed ordinances and resolutions and proposed amendments to existing ordinances; Provides guidance in the area of public purchases including complex bidding and procurement issues; Performs legal work for pretreatment enforcement for the Des Moines Metropolitan Wastewater Reclamation Authority; Advises on marketing issues and intellectual property issues; Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees often in a classroom setting; Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems; Attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions and reviews publications and audio-visual materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas; Responds to citizens' questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner; Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities; Works in coordination with other Legal Department Divisions; Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the classification. Closing Date/Time: 12/6/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Oct 31, 2021
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class Plans, organizes and directs the operation and activities of the Civil & Human Rights Department. This work is performed in the oversight of the City Manager, and in partnership with the Civil and Human Rights Commission as an advisory board. The City of Des Moines' Residency Requirement is in effect for this position. Applicant must be a resident of the City of Des Moines within seven months of appointment date and maintain residency within the City of Des Moines while employed in this position. We will begin reviewing applications on August 30, 2021. Resume, cover letter, and transcripts may be attached to your online application. Acceptable Experience and Training Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is required; and Extensive experience in human and/or civil rights organizations or equivalent, with at least 2 years serving in a management or supervisory capacity. An Advanced Degree is preferred. Advanced degree may replace 2 years of applicable experience. Educational transcripts verifying completion of degree or relevant coursework must be submitted with your application. Required Special Qualifications Candidates for positions in this class must pass a post-employment offer physical examination and drug screen; Possession of a valid Iowa driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. To learn more about this exciting opportunity and the City of Des Moines, Iowa please review the Civil and Human Rights Director Recruitment Brochure Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Administrative Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the work of Department staff in implementing the expressed goals, policies and directives of the Civil & Human Rights Commission, including training and supervision, management and annual evaluations. Sets annual goals with identified performance targets for the implementation of Chapter 62 of the Des Moines Municipal Code, the goals of the Commission and the Commission's strategic plan. Provides essential training and advice to a volunteer Board of Commissioners appointed by members of the City Council. Assists the Commission in exercising its powers and performing its duties as set out in Chapter 62. Recommends policies and procedures designed to increase and maintain the efficiency and effectiveness of department operations and address human rights practices in employment, housing, public accommodation and municipal practices within the City of Des Moines. Develops and implement the budget of the Department. Provides monthly status reports to City Manager and Commissioners on Commission operations and makes recommendations for any shift in policies, procedures, programs, Code changes, or future development. These status reports shall include the activities and performance of the Executive Director and department staff; Directs appropriate litigation and legal actions as necessary to ensure compliance with the City of Des Moines' Civil & Human Rights Ordinance. Administers any existing Federal and State contracts with the Des Moines Civil & Human Rights Commission. Performs special projects for the Civil & Human Rights Commission and City Council as requested. Keeps City Manager, Commission and designated others fully, accurately and timely informed concerning any and all work progress including present and potential work. Acts as the Legislative liaison for the Commission for all matters within the purview of Chapter 62. Actively seeks grants and other types of funding consistent with the Commission's Mission and agreed-upon goals as set by strategic plan, after presentation to and consideration by the Commission. Prepares and submits for Commission comment and approval the annual comprehensive report of the Commission's achievements and impact on the community, including the goals achieved as stated in any strategic plan and recommendations to the City Council pursuant to Chapter 62. Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the Director as assigned. Performs any and all responsibilities set out in Chapter 62 to be performed by the executive director. Public Relations/Outreach Attends and reports upon meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions and reviews publications and audio-visual materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas. Serves as chief spokesperson for the Civil & Human Rights Department. Promotes the Des Moines Civil & Human Rights Commission through public relations activities as set out in a strategic plan. Investigative Trains and coordinates staff in investigative techniques used in the research of discriminatory practices in assigned areas. Analyzes case law, records and case files to determine case investigations. Reviews and acts on investigation process and ensures the laws are enforced. Personnel Supervises and manages the staff of the commission. Designs, implements and maintains an on-going training program for all staff and Commissioners with emphasis on the Commission's mandate as stated in Municipal Code, Chapter 62, the Mission Statement, the Rules and Regulations, policies and procedures, strategic plan and the role of the Commissioners and importance of each commissioner's participation and attendance. Plans and directs research and training relating to all areas of human relations, human/civil rights law and current trends in social action. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Oct 31, 2021
Part Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class Under general supervision, assists patrons, assists staff with the facilitation of scheduled programs and events including set-ups, tear downs, monitoring patron activity and general maintenance duties; and performs related work as required . PLEASE NOTE: Location of work assignment and scheduled work hours will vary by position and season. Accepting applications until the application deadline or until all vacancies are filled, whichever occurs first. Acceptable Experience and Training Must be at least 18 years of age. Previous experience working with the general public is preferred. Required Special Qualifications Possession of an applicable valid driver's license is required where assigned duties require driving responsibilities. The City of Des Moines' Residency Requirement is in effect for this position. Applicant must be a resident of the City of Des Moines within thirteen (13) months of appointment date and maintain residency within the City of Des Moines while employed in this position. Requires satisfactory criminal, sex offender and if applicable, driving record background checks. Passing of a pre-employment physical and drug screen is required prior to hire. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Collects various fees from patrons and makes change; Provides assistance to patrons; Directs parking and pedestrian traffic; May need to place signage providing directional information; Assists in monitoring events, scheduled programming and overseeing patron activity and alerts supervisor of any problems that arise; Picks-up loose trash and/or debris and disposes in waste receptacles; Prepares and maintains various parks and recreational facilities and venues hosting scheduled programming, events and patron participation; Event related preparedness may include but not limited to opening and closing facilities; set-ups; tear downs; shoveling and blowing snow; supplying restrooms; decorating; pulling weeds and mopping and/or sweeping floors. Assists with concessions including operating cash register and serving food as needed; May need to guard vendor property as needed in preparation of a scheduled event or program; May oversee the activities of a group of participants within a scheduled program to ensure completeness of assigned tasks. Closing Date/Time: 12/13/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Oct 30, 2021
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class The Police Cadet is a non-sworn position that serves as a support role to the basic operations of the police department. The job duties will familiarize the Police Cadet with the general field of law enforcement and may include directing traffic, parking enforcement, report writing and administrative duties, as well as support for the department's community policing efforts. Under immediate supervision, assist with a variety of line and staff functions in a para-professional capacity while in an on-the-job training situation. SPECIAL NOTE: This recruitment requires the review and completion of the 2021 Police Cadet Recruitment Packet . YOUR APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE BY 5:00 P.M. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2021. ALL ITEMS LISTED BELOW MUST BE ATTACHED TO YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION OR SUBMITTED SEPARATELY TO AND RECEIVED BY HUMAN RESOURCES NO LATER THAN 5:00 P.M. MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2021. 1. Photocopy of driver's license 2. Authority for Release of Information (Must be notarized) 3. High school diploma (or other proof of high school graduation) or G.E.D. 4. College transcripts, if any 5. DD214 Form for military service, if applicable **All of the above documents must be legible.** REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION MAY BE HAND DELIVERED, MAILED, EMAILED, OR FAXED TO HUMAN RESOURCES. City of Des Moines Attn: Human Resources Dept. 1551 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway Des Moines, IA 50317 EMAIL TO: humanresources@dmgov.org FAX TO: (515) 237-1680 Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from high school or GED by the application deadline. Required Special Qualifications Age 18 by the application deadline. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued by the State of Iowa or another state with the ability to obtain an Iowa operator's license. Because the Police Cadet position within the Des Moines Police Department is intended to be a career development opportunity for qualified applicants seeking a law enforcement career, certain restrictions apply to those persons hired as Police Cadets. The incumbent must, at the first opportunity, apply and participate in the examination process for Police Officer. If the incumbent fails to do so or fails any phase of the examination process for Police Officer, that person may be separated from employment. POLICE CADET APPLICANT TESTING RESOURCE FOR POST WRITTEN EXAM: POST Study Guide (written exam) The City of Des Moines' Residency Requirement is in effect for this position. Applicant must be a resident of the City of Des Moines within seven months of appointment date and maintain residency within the City of Des Moines while employed in this position. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Assists in office functions such as typing and maintaining files. Assists in receiving, storing and cataloging lost and stolen property. Takes police reports from the public both by telephone and in person in accordance with departmental policies. Provides relief in the communication center by answering the telephones and taking complaints from the public. Performs duties related to the promotion of the department's community relations, conducting station tours, representing the department at meetings, and speaking to organizations on the subject of community relations. Assists in the field with traffic control and answering calls for service which do not require the presence of a sworn police officer. Does related work as required. Closing Date/Time: 11/30/2021 5:00 PM Central