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Agencies wishing to have a position posted on this page should send an email with the relevant information to postboard.agency.docs@state.mn.us.

NOTE: These postings are for Minnesota licensed Peace Officer positions only.

CITY OF CHISHOLM
CHISHOLM, MN

Police Officer
Deadline: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 4:00 PM
The City of Chisholm, MN currently has two (2) full-time patrol officer positions open.  Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately and the posting will remain open until filled.  Starting salary for 2019 is $21.94 per hour with top patrol rate of $27.43 after 18 months of employment.  The department is made up of 12 full time sworn officers and one civilian.  The department has two investigators, a full-time SRO and a FTO program.  The department utilizes current technology and equipment. 
Applicants must be POST Licensed eligible by the time of hire.  Candidates must successfully pass each of the following exam components: Oral Evaluation, Background, Psychological, Physical Examination and Drug Screening.
Qualified candidates may obtain an application from the city’s website at www.ci.chisholm.mn.us.  A completed application, resume and cover letter will be accepted in person, by mail to the Chisholm Police Department 301 West Lake Street, Chisholm, MN 55719 or by email at randria@ci.chisholm.mn.us
CITY OF LEWISTON
LEWISTON, MN

Eligibility Roster for part-time peace officer
Deadline: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 4:30 PM
The City of Lewiston seeks applicants for immediate hire and to establish an eligibility roster for future part-time Police Officers. Applicants must meet the minimum selection standards set by MN POST board and be licensed or eligible to be licensed by the time of hire. Our hiring process will include an oral interview, fitness testing, extensive background investigation, psychological exam and physical exam.  Starting pay for the position is $16.00/hour, with advancement after completion of one-year probationary period.   
Applications, police officer supplemental questionnaire, and a full job description may be obtained at City Hall at 75 Rice Street Lewiston, MN 55952 or on-line at www.lewistonmn.org. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City of Lewiston application. For more information, please contact Police Chief Scott Yeiter at 507-523-2534.
Applications will be accepted until the position(s) are filled, with priority given to applications that are received by December 11th, 2019 at 4:30pm.  First review of applications will take place on December 11th, 2019.
City of Lewiston
City Hall
75 Rice Street Lewiston,
MN 55952
507-523-2534
CITY OF BRAINERD/BPU
BRAINERD, MN

Two (2) Police Officer
Deadline: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 4:30 PM

The City of Brainerd is accepting applications to fill two (2) full-time Police Officer positions and to establish an eligibility list to fill future vacancies.  Applicants need to be licensed or eligible to be licensed as a full-time Police Officer in the State of Minnesota at the time of hire and possess a valid driver's license. 
2020 Hiring Range:  $27.43 - $31.55 per hour depending on qualifications.
2020 Pay Range:  $27.43 - $37.04 per hour.
Lateral transfers may be considered based upon training and experience.
Please go to www.ci.brainerd.mn.us to view the full job description, the physical agility testing date, and to apply online.  Applications may be submitted until 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11, 2019.  Contact the HR Department at 218-828-2307 for additional information.
EOE
City of Brainerd
Brainerd, MN
218-828-2307
CITY OF MINNETRISTA
MINNETRISTA, MN

Police Officer
Deadline: Friday, December 13, 2019 at 4:00 PM


The City of Minnetrista Public Safety Department, serving Minnetrista and St. Bonifacius, is accepting applications for one full-time Police Officer. Applicants must be MN POST licensed or eligible to be licensed at the time of application deadline. Minimum qualifications include an AA/AS degree in law enforcement from an accredited college/university, and a valid MN driver’s license with an excellent driving record. Applicants must be able to pass psychological, medical and background checks prior to hire. Starting annual salary for 2020 is $61,651.20 plus full benefits. Lateral entry may be considered for experienced applicants. Applicants must complete a City Employment Application and provide a cover letter and resume by 4:00 pm Friday, December 13, 2019.  Applications are available at www.cityofminnetrista.com/jobs/1016/ or by mail by calling 952-446-1660.

City of Minnetristra
7701 County Road 110 West
Minnetrista, MN 55364
952-446-1660
CITY OF WORTHINGTON
WORTHINGTON, MN

(1) Full-Time Police Officer
Deadline: Friday, December 13, 2019 at 5:00 PM
The City of Worthington is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer.  In addition, other qualified applicants may be placed on an Eligibility Register for future openings.  Applicants must have a MN POST Board Peace Officer License or be license eligible by the application deadline.

Please visit www.ci.worthington.mn.us  for application materials and additional information. Complete and submit a City of Worthington Employment Application and a Patrol Officer Recruitment Supplemental Questionnaire.
 

 
City of Worthington
Worthington, MN
507-372-8600
 
SHAKOPEE MDEWAKANTON SIOUX COMMUNITY
PRIOR LAKE, MN

Conservation Officer – Full-time
Deadline: Friday, December 13, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Responsible for administering and encouraging compliance with the zoning, health, safety and nuisance codes of the Community and Community property.  Provide public safety, resource and recreation protection according to applicable statutes, regulations and policies.
• Minimum of two years post secondary education in law enforcement/criminal justice plus 4-6 years of experience.
• Wage $34 - $38/hour based on qualifications.
• Currently licensed with the Minnesota Police Officer Standards and Training (MN P.O.S.T.) or able to acquire MN P.O.S.T license upon hire.

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
Prior Lake, MN
GRANT COUNTY
ELBOW LAKE, MN

Deputy Sheriff
Deadline: Monday, December 16, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Grant County, an Equal Opportunity Employer, located in Elbow Lake, MN is currently accepting applications to create an eligibility list for future openings of a part-time Deputy Sheriff. This position could have the potential for advancement. Required qualifications include a high school diploma, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement degree, and must be eligible to be POST licensed. The position, under the direction of the County Sheriff and supervision of the Chief Deputy, is responsible for patrolling assigned portions of the County; enforcing laws and regulations and issuing traffic citations; serving civil process papers; responding to civil or criminal complaints, disturbances or emergency assistance; assisting in the conduct of various criminal and civil investigations. Pursues and executes arrest warrants including probation violators and other persons wanted by court. Knowledge of local, state and federal laws, rules, statutes and regulations is essential. The Deputy Sheriff must have excellent communication skills in dealing with the public, community groups, business representatives, other county employee or representative from other law enforcement agencies. The Deputy Sheriff will be expected to work days, p.m., and night shifts, during weekdays, weekends and holidays on an as needed bases and at times, on short notice.  Beginning pay is $24.73 per hour.  An application and job description may be obtained from Human Resources at the Grant County building, 15 Central Ave North, Elbow Lake, MN 56531 or on our website http://www.co.grant.mn.us/. Applications may be submitted electronically.  Applications will be accepted until December 16, 2019 or until position is filled.
 EOE 
Human Resources at the Grant County building,
15 Central Ave North, Elbow Lake, MN 56531
 
 or on our website http://www.co.grant.mn.us/. Applications may be submitted electronically.
CITY OF ALEXANDRIA
ALEXANDRIA, MN

1 Full Time Police Officer
Deadline: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 3:00 PM
To request an application and job description, please email application@alexandriapolice.com or call 320-759-3732. You will receive a confirmation email when we receive your completed application. Visit https://alexandriamn.city/city-department/police-department/
Alexandria Police Department
501 3rd Avenue W.
Alexandria, MN 56308
320-763-6631
FOND DU LAC
CLOQUET, MN

Police Officer
Deadline: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 4:30 PM
  
This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefit plan, which includes medical, dental, retirement, optional life insurance, optional disability coverage and more. For detailed information please see our website at www.fdlrez.com.  Go to programs/staff benefits.

Location: Fond du Lac Law Enforcement Division       
Supervisor: Chief Law Enforcement Officer 
Closing Date: December 18,2019  
Rate of Pay/Range of Pay: $21.88
GENERAL SUMMARY:
 
To enforce traffic regulations of the Fond du Lac Band, respond to domestic situations, and to serve in a general peacekeeping capacity.  To deter crime and enhance public safety through community involvement, the enforcement of laws, and by providing support and assistance during emergency or crisis situations.
 

Education and Experience
 Applicants must meet one of the following requirements:
a. Possess a valid license for Peace Officer in the State of Minnesota; or
b. Have the status of “eligible to be licensed” as defined by the Minnesota P.O.S.T. Board; or
c. Have completed basic requirements in another state and be considered eligible by the Minnesota P.O.S.T. Board; or
d. Be considered an exception to all of the above options and eligible by the Minnesota P.O.S.T. Board; or
e. Apply to or be certified by the United States Indian Police Academy, Basic Police Training Program with in one year of hire.
Possess a valid Minnesota Class “C” driver’s license or equivalent, and be insurable, by date of employment and thereafter.
Knowledge
a. Knowledge of tribal, federal and state laws and their interpretations relative to the performance of duties.
b. Knowledge of procedural issues in detaining and apprehending suspects.
c. Knowledge of geographical and cultural aspects of the Fond du Lac Reservation.
d. Knowledge of Departmental polices and procedures.
e. Knowledge of available support and governmental agencies and the services they provide.
f. Knowledge of radio communication procedures.
g. Knowledge of procedures and techniques for legally and safely detaining, searching, and arresting suspects.
h. Knowledge of procedures and techniques for collecting, marking, and preserving evidence.
Skill
a. Skill in accurately observing, perceiving, and recalling persons, places, objects and incidents.
b. 
c. Skill in clearly, concisely, and accurately describing observations in oral and written form.
d. Skill in operating a motor vehicle in a safe, defensive manner, occasionally at high speeds under emergency conditions.
e. Skill in recognizing potential hazards.
f. Skill in questioning, interviewing, and interrogating suspects, witnesses, and informants.
g. Skill in securing and searching crime scenes for the purpose of obtaining evidence.
h. Skill in applying first aid or medical attention to injured persons.
i. Skill in analyzing situations, making appropriate decisions based on limited information and taking effective action.
j. Skill in communicating to exchange or convey information; or give instructions.
k. Skill in executing defensive techniques in perilous situations.
l. Skill in the use of firearms and other protective tools and devices.
m. Skill in speaking before groups.
Ability
a. Ability to form respectful relationships with people.
b. Ability to maintain a professional and business-like demeanor, even during stressful and adverse situations.
c. Ability to maintain and use patrol equipment.
d. Ability to remain alert while seated on patrol for long period of time.
e. Ability to write legibly.
f. Ability to sketch a diagram and photograph crime scenes and traffic accidents.
g. Ability to take accurate measurements.
 
Ability to establish professional and harmonious working relationships on all projects and with all parties involved.
Ability to provide prompt resolution of problems and conflicts as they may occur is required.
Subject to pre-employment annual background checks, and annual reference checks.
 
Some travel may be required.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must meet the medical standards and possess the physical abilities to perform in the function areas listed and in the ability requirements listed.  Ability to pass an annual physical examination.
 

 
Subject to testing and in accordance with the Fond du Lac Employee Drug and Alcohol Policy.
 
 
NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE
PLEASE INCLUDE WITH APPLICATION YOUR CREDENTIALS AND RESUME
Fond du Lac Human Resources
  1720 Big Lake Road
  Cloquet, MN 55720
  www.fdlrez.com   
  218-878-2653
MONTGOMERY POLICE DEPARTMENT
MONTGOMERY, MN

Part Time Police Officer
Deadline: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 5:00 PM
The City of Montgomery is accepting applications for a part-time police officer(s). Applicants must be MN P.O.S.T. Board licensed or license eligible by time of hire and have a valid MN driver’s license. Applicant must be flexible to work varying shifts, including Holidays, nights and weekends.  Starting hourly wage is $24.52 plus shift differential.
Montgomery Police Department
201 Ash Ave., SW
Montgomery, MN 56069
507-364-8888
PEACE OFFICER (FULL TIME)
OAKDALE, MN

Peace Officer
Deadline: Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 12:00 PM
The current labor agreement provides for a starting monthly salary of $4,590.30, with additional step increases at six months ($4,996.38), one year ($5,297.48), two years ($5,959.66), and three years ($6,621.84). The agreement also provides for a generous benefits package. Interested candidates must submit a standard City of Oakdale Employment Application no later than 12 noon on Thursday, December 19, 2019.
Application forms may be downloaded from the City of Oakdale’s website at www.ci.oakdale.mn.us. Applications may be mailed, faxed, or emailed to: Oakdale Police Department, Administrative Services Director Shannon Goeken, 1584 Hadley Avenue N, Oakdale, MN 55128; email: opdemployment@ci.oakdale.mn.us; fax: 651-730-2828. Applicants may contact Administrative Services Director Goeken directly at 651-730-2760 with any questions.
SILVER LAKE POLICE DEPARTMENT
SILVER LAKE, MN

Police Chief
Deadline: Friday, December 20, 2019 at 4:00 PM

The Silver Lake Police Department is accepting applications for Police Chief. The 2020 pay scale is $45,966-$57,479 DOQ +$3.00 per hour on call. The Silver Lake Police Department is committed to excellence in public service, community policing, and career development.  MN POST Board licensed or eligible to be licensed by January 1st, 2020; a valid MN driver's license, 2 years Law Enforcement experience. Application packets are available online at www.cityofsilverlake.org or at City Hall.  Posting will remain open until filled. Residency within 10 minutes response time required within three months of appointment.


City of Silver Lake
308 W. Main St.
Silver Lake, MN 55381
320-327-2412
CITY OF MENAHGA
MENAHGA, MN

Part Time Police Officer
Deadline: Friday, December 20, 2019 at 4:00 PM
City of Menahga currently accepting applications for part-time police officers. Position’s will be for filling Vacation shifts and other Special events. Applicants must be full-time Minnesota POST license or eligible to be licensed full time at the time of application. Successful applicants must also pass a background check, physical exam, and psychological exam. Please contact Menahga City Hall for application. Applications must be returned by 4pm on December 20th 2019
Menahga City hall
115 2nd St NE
Menahga, MN 56464
218-564-4557
CITY OF ST. JAMES POLICE DEPARTMENT
ST. JAMES , MN

Full Time Police Officer
Deadline: Friday, December 20, 2019 at 5:00 PM

Requirements and application materials can be found at www.ci.stjames.mn.us (Quick Links then Careers) or pick up an application at City Hall. Please submit cover letter, resume, and city application and P.O.S.T Board letter of License Eligibility.  Starting wage for 2019 is $25.38 per hour.
Please call the Police Department with any questions 507- 375-3222.
 
City of St. James
PO. Box 70
124 Armstrong Blvd. South
St. James, MN 56081
507-375- 3241
 
MOORHEAD POLICE DEPARTMENT
MOORHEAD, MN

Police Officer
Deadline: Monday, December 23, 2019 at 4:00 PM

Applicants must be MN POST BOARD Licensed or Eligible to be licensed by time of hire and possess a valid driver’s license.  Salary range is $54,792 - $81,445 (2020) with excellent benefits. Applications may be found on the City of Moorhead website at: www.cityofmoorhead.com/jobs.
 
City of Moorhead
Human Resources
500 Center Avenue
Moorhead, MN 56560
218-299-5179
GLYNDON POLICE DEPARTMENT
GLYNDON , MN

Police Chief
Deadline: Monday, December 23, 2019 at 4:00 PM
City of Glyndon is accepting applications to fill an upcoming Police Chief opening. This full time position includes health benefits. Applicants must fulfill minimum selection standards of the Minnesota POST Board, and must possess or be eligible to possess a Full-time Minnesota Peace Officer License, or have taken and passed the State Reciprocity Test to become a Peace Officer in the State of Minnesota, by the application deadline. In addition to the qualifications need to meet the requirements of the job description (found on City website) the applicant must be able to work independently, exercise efficient time management, perform task so that pride in accomplishment and performance is apparent, relate well with the public and be able to demonstrate general public social interaction skills. please submit cover letter, resume and completed application by December 23, 2019. Applications can be obtained at Glyndon City Hall, M-F 8:00-4:30p.m. or from the City of Glyndon's Website at www.glyndonmn.com. Applications can be emailed, mailed or faxed to: City of Glyndon.
Yearly Salary: $67,000. to $72,000.00 DOQ, competitive benefit package included.
Glyndon City Hall
36 3rd Street SE
P.O. Box 223
Glyndon, MN 56547
Tel: 218-498-2578
CITY OF SAINT PAUL
ST. PAUL, MN

Police Officer -SALARY: $30.88 - 43.94
Deadline: Monday, December 23, 2019 at 4:30 PM
City of Saint Paul
JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs community engagement work involving the safety and protection of the community. Builds trust and nurtures legitimacy between the police and the community. Works to preserve peace, regulate traffic, patrol assigned areas, provide emergency services, and monitor, prevent and control neighborhood crime. Please click link below to review the full job description.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and be licensed or eligible for licensure as a Peace Officer in the State of Minnesota.
NOTE: If you are unsure about your eligibility for licensure as a Peace Officer in the State of Minnesota, we encourage you to nonetheless apply for the position. You will be contacted if we need additional information.
Must possess and maintain a valid Minnesota Class D Driver's License or equivalent out-of-state license.
Must be a United States citizen with no felony convictions; including pardons and/or expungements, no criminal convictions of gross misdemeanor or equivalent level, no physical assault, domestic assault, or eluding the police convictions.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to work any shift within a twenty-four hour period, including weekends and holidays.
Must take annual PT exam, all department required training, and meet regular firearms training qualifications. Must maintain P.O.S.T. licensure.
APPLY: Submit City of Saint Paul online application, answers to the Supplemental Questionnaire at http://bit.ly/2XPpJ1z
 
 
City of Saint Paul
St. Paul, MN
CITY OF HIBBING
HIBBING, MN

Police Officer
Deadline: Friday, December 27, 2019 at 5:00 PM
The City of Hibbing, MN, population 16,361 is establishing an employment eligibility list for the position of patrol officer.  The department is staffed with the following divisions: Captain Division, Sergeant Division, Patrol Division, Investigative Division, Narcotics Investigator, K9 Officer, School Resource Office and Community Police Officer. Applicants must have successfully completed a certified law enforcement academic program and/or skills training course required by the Minnesota Peace Officers Standards and Training Board. Applicants must be POST licensed or eligible to be licensed by January 30, 2020.
Qualified candidates may obtain an application and other required forms from the City of Hibbing website at www.hibbing.mn.us or by e-mailing lynn@ci.hibbing.mn.us. Please make sure to submit your application, cover letter, resume, Selection Criteria and Authorization to Release Information form (must be notarized).
 
Hibbing Police Department
1810 12th Ave E
Hibbing, MN 55746
CITY OF WINDOM
WINDOM, MN

Full-time Police Officer
Deadline: Friday, December 27, 2019 at 5:00 PM
The City of Windom is currently accepting applications for the position of a Full-time Police Officer. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and be P.O.S.T. licensed or eligible to be licensed at the time of hire. A copy of the P.O.S.T. license or Eligibility letter must be received with the application. Applicants will be required to pass background, physical, and psychological evaluations. Starting salary is $23.48 per hour with PERA.
Job description and application forms are available online at www.windom-mn.com/police-department/  or you can contact the Windom Police Department at 507-831-6134. The City of Windom is an equal opportunity employer.
Applications must be received by 5:00 pm on December 27th 2019.  Fax and email applications will not be accepted. Please mail applications to the Windom Police Department,
Windom Police Department,
444 9th St.
Windom MN 56101
CITY OF DEPHAVEN
DEEPHAVEN, MN

Full Time Police Officer
Deadline: Monday, December 30, 2019 at 4:30 PM


The City of Deephaven is seeking applications for the position of Full Time Police Officer. Must be P.O.S.T. licensed or eligible by December 30, 2019.
Application and information will be available online at www.cityofdeephaven.org Tel: 952-474-7555. Applications are due by 4:30 pm on December 30, 2019.
 
Salary- $30.10 - $37.61/ hour, depending on experience.

 

City of Deephaven
20225 Cottagewood Road
Deephaven, MN 55331
952-358-9927
MILLE LACS BAND TRIBAL POLICE DEPARMENT
ONAMIA, MN

2 Conservation Officers
Deadline: Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 5:00 PM
For more information and an application visit https://millelacsband.com/jobs or by calling (320) 532-7490. Please submit cover letter, resume, and Tribal Police application to:
 
Mille Lacs Band Tribal Police
Attn: Office Manager
43408 Oodena Drive
Onamia, MN  56359
(320) 532-7490
Mille Lacs Band Tribal Police
43408 Oodena Drive
Onamia, MN  56359
(320) 532-7490
SHERBURN WELCOME POLICE DEPARTMENT
SHERBURN, MN

Police Officer (Part-Time)
Deadline: Saturday, February 01, 2020 at 4:00 PM
Sherburn/Welcome Police Dept. is currently accepting applications for part-time police officers. Applicants must be full-time Minnesota POST license or eligible to be licensed full time at the time of application. Successful applicants must also pass a background check, physical exam, and psychological exam. This is a great opportunity to get license activated and get experience.
 
Please visit www.sherburnwelcomepolice.org for an application and more information. Feel free to contact the agency.
Sherburn/Welcome Police Department
21 E. 1st Street
Sherburn, MN 56171
507-764-4221
KANDIYOHI COUNTY
WILLMAR, MN

Deputy Sheriff
Deadline: Friday, May 22, 2020 at 4:30 PM

Kandiyohi County is seeking applicants to fill a Deputy Sheriff vacancy.  The Deputy Sheriff is responsible for the impartial enforcement of all federal, state and local laws and ordinances; working proactively in the community to prevent criminal activity and traffic enforcement.  Responds to motor vehicle crashes, disturbances and emergencies in order to preserve peace and protect lives and property. Applicants must be Post Board eligible or licensed by Post Board at the time of appointment. Must possess Class D driver’s license. Full-time position; rotating shifts that may be subject to differential pay, holidays and weekends required.  Base wage is $26.08 per hour.
Applications can be accessed online at http://www.co.kandiyohi.mn.us and submitted through the Kandiyohi County Human Resources Office, 2200 23rd Street NE, Suite 2020, Willmar, MN 56201. Application deadline: Until filled; preference on applications received prior to May 22, 2019 at 4:30p.m.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Kandiyohi County Human Resources Office,
2200 23rd Street NE, Suite 2020,
Willmar, MN 56201