If you're thinking of making a career change and are brave enough to make a positive difference in the community, there could be a job for you in the city of Nampa. Sure, you'll need to meet some serious requirements, but it could wind up being one of the most rewarding careers you ever get to experience.

Why Is Now The Best Time To Serve The City of Nampa?

Nampa Police Department is officially hiring and according to the department, now is the best time thanks to support from Nampa's mayor and city council. Some of the benefits they mention in the job posting include:

  • Retirement Insurance
  • Collective Bargaining
  • $1,000 Clothing Allowance
  • 2% Deferred Comp Match Annually
  • Salary Range: $26.93 - $39.38

According to NeighborhoodScout.com, citizens have a 1 in 296 chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime in Nampa. By working with Nampa police, you would be helping decrease the chances of someone becoming a statistic.

But what if you want to work for law enforcement in Nampa but don't want to be a patrol officer?

Nampa Police Department Opportunities

If you don't see yourself as the type to work as a patrol officer, that's okay! According to their website, Nampa Police Department has several opportunities that you could apply for ranging from dispatch to police assistants (records). Before we get to some of those positions that Nampa PD is looking for, let's look at some of the things that they will be looking at in the hiring process.

Do You Have What It Takes To Work Dispatch For Nampa Police?

With the Nampa Police Department seeking to fill a dispatch position, we looked into what it takes to serve as an Emergency Services Dispatcher.

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If you see yourself getting through that process relatively easily, that's amazing news for Nampa police as they are looking for help in the following areas:

  • Persons & Property Crimes
  • Special Investigations Unit
  • Tactical Response Team
  • Crisis Negotiations
  • Motor Unit
  • Tech. Team
  • Bomb Unit
  • K-9

Nampa shared the news that they were looking for new recruits on their social media pages:

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