Deer River City Employment
Full-Time Peace Officer with the City of Deer River
POSITION START DATE - April 2020
The City of Deer River is accepting applications for a full-time Peace Officer.
Applications are available on the City website at wwwdeerrivercity.com or by calling 218.246.8195. Application and resume must be received by 4:30 pm on January 13th 2020. Please mail completed application and resume to City Administrator, Mark Box, PO Box 70, Deer River, MN 56636
Under general supervision of the Chief of Police, performs duties to enforce federal, state and local laws; protect citizens and promote public safety. While much of this work is performed independently and without the immediate presence of a supervisor, Officer is required to draw upon the extensive training, departmental policies and procedures, mandates, and laws governing an Officer's response and conduct, when determining the appropriate course of action, balancing education and enforcement.
TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Patrol designated patrol areas.
Writes reports, maintains law enforcement logs, case records, incident reports and other required reports.
Respond to calls, civil and criminal complaints, disturbances, medicals, accidents or requests for emergency assistance.
Assists and conducts investigative activities and tasks.
Associates Degree in Criminal Justice or Behavioral / Social Science field and;
MN P.O.S.T. licensure
Valid Minnesota Driver's License.
SCORED EXAMINATION PROCESS:
All applications will be screened for minimum qualifications, scored and ranked. The highest ranked candidates meeting minimum qualifications will be recommended for the scored oral examination (interview). Final selection for the position will include successful completion of oral interviews, background investigation, pre-employment physical and pre-employment psychological examination.