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Police Officer Minneapolis

City of Sioux Falls

City of Sioux Falls Minneapolis MN United States

2 months ago


Are you looking for a start to your career, or a new career opportunity? Are you someone who is looking to serve their community, and partner with the community to serve, protect, and promote quality of life...

If yes, the role of a Police Officer with the City of Sioux Falls may be the perfect fit for YOU!!!

HIRING RANGE DOQ: $29.50 - $34.11 hourly ($61,360 - $70,948 annual) ***pay placement is dependent on applicable POST-certified law enforcement experience***

SIGN ON BONUS: $5,000.00!!!

Why SFPD? Applications are accepted year round, interviews are conducted x2 per month, with x3 dedicated hiring dates!!!
• 20+ specialty units, and promotional opportunities for officers!!! Such as...SWAT, SRO/CRO, Violent Crimes Unit, Police Service Dog Unit ("K-9"), Bomb Squad, etc.
• Upwards of 280 sworn officers with the department, and 1300 full-time COSF employees to join as an Employer of Choice in Sioux Falls
• Competitive salary, benefits, an 8% Public Safety employer match for the SDRS pension system, and no state income tax
• Yearly shift bid; set week dates and hours for one calendar year to offer YOU consistency in your scheduling
• Unmatched support from the community and local government for its law enforcement agency
• No residency requirement

Key Responsibilities

Perform general police work in the protection of life and property, including conducting investigations, responding to emergencies, and conducting public education programs.

Qualifications And Skills

Associate’s degree or at least 60 semester hours of college credits from an accredited institution; or two years of certified law enforcement experience; or two years of military experience; or any such combination of education, experience, and training as may be acceptable to the hiring authority.

Must be eligible for certification under the South Dakota Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission.

Must be a United States citizen.

Applicant must be at least 21 years of age at the time of interview, and no greater than 44 years of age at the time of interview.

Has not unlawfully used any prescribed drug, controlled substance, or marijuana within one year before the time of application for certification.

Must have no convictions of any crime by any state or federal government punishable by imprisonment in a federal or state penitentiary.

Must possess or be able to obtain prior to hire a valid driver’s license.

Must have vision correctable to at least 20/40 in each eye. Must recognize and distinguish among the colors of traffic control signals and devices showing standard red, green, and amber.

Must have hearing in which able to hear forced whispered voice in the better ear at not less than 5 feet with or without the use of a hearing aid, or does not have an average hearing loss in the better ear greater than 40 decibels at 500, 1,000, and 2,000 Hz with or without a hearing aid.

Applicant must pass all phases of the hiring process designated by the Rules of Civil Service Board.

The City of Sioux Falls takes pride in being an Employer of Choice including our Culture, Values, and Compensation and Benefits. Apply today to become part of ONE Team and help us take care of today for a better tomorrow!


Minneapolis MN USA

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