$21.90 per hour plus benefits
(2002 wage rate – 2003 contract in negotiations)
CITY OF NORTHFIELD, MINNESOTA
(population 17,147) is currently seeking one full time police officer. The full
time position is responsible for patrolling the city and responding to calls to
ensure that applicable laws, ordinances, and regulations are followed.
Incumbents perform tasks associated with law enforcement and public safety,
including preventing crime, apprehending criminals and protecting property and
life. Process includes: minimum requirements, physical agility and skills
testing, police officer written test, interviews, background/reference checks,
psychological testing, medical exam and drug and alcohol testing.
ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Minnesota Peace Officers
license or a Peace Officers license from another state with the ability to
acquire reciprocity prior to hire and Minnesota license within two months of
hire. Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science, or a related
field, with previous law enforcement experience preferred. Any combination of
education or experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and
abilities will be considered. Must have knowledge of modern investigative
methods, criminal law, search and seizure and evidence preservation. Valid
Minnesota Driver’s License within two weeks of hire.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Copies of transcripts, resume, Peace
Officers License (any state), or P.O.S.T. eligible letter with application.
EMPLOYMENT DATE: Approximately October 2003
FOR A CURRENT APPLICATION AND JOB DESCRIPTION, CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES
DEPARTMENT- 801 WASHINGTON STREET, NORTHFIELD, MN 55057 OR CALL THE JOB LINE
507/645-3035, TDD 507/645-3030 OR E-MAIL
firstname.lastname@example.org. OR REQUEST AN APPLICATION ON-LINE AT
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5 p.m., Monday, July 21, 2003.