Job Openings

Police Chief

Marengo,  Iowa

The City of Marengo is looking for a is a highly effective leader and law enforcement professional, to direct the administration and operations of the Police Department and carry out the mission and vision for the City; as well as supervise, coordinate, lead, teach, schedule activities, conduct criminal investigations, enforce laws and ordinances, communicate internally and externally and be a patrolling officer. 


  • Must have graduated from high school or equivalent.
  • Must have at least five (5) years’ experience as a Police Officer.
  • Must have Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Certification.
  • Must not have a criminal record.
  • Must reside within a 45-mile radius of Marengo city limits. 


  • AA or BA degree in related field.
  • 3-5 years' law enforcement supervisory experience.

For a complete job description, click here.  

To apply send cover letter, qualifications, and salary requirements  by August 31, 2019 to or Marengo City Hall, 153 E. Main, Marengo, IA  52301.



Police Department Reserve Officer

The City of Marengo occasionally looks for individuals interested in law enforcement to serve as Reserve Officers.

Questions for the Police Dept. Reserve Officer poitions may be directed to Chief Galen Moser, 319-642-3232.



Applications and current job description for all positions are available at City Hall at 153 E. Main Street.


It is the policy of the City of Marengo to provide equal opportunity in employment to all persons. An individual shall not be denied equal access to employment opportunities because of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or physical or mental disability. The City encourages all interested in an open position to apply.