Police Trainee
Full-Time Police Trainee at Metropolitan Airports Commission
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Government
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $27.00/hour
Education Preferred: Yes
Education Level: Associate's Degree
E-Verify: Yes
Criminal Background: Case-by-Case Review

If you love to help people and want to make a difference, this is your chance to take a non-traditional pathway to an exciting new career in law enforcement with one of the largest police departments in the state - the MSP Airport Police Department!

The Intensive Comprehensive Peace Officer Education and Training (ICPOET) Program requires no prior law enforcement experience. The program is designed to recruit candidates looking to transition into the field of law enforcement. Earn while you learn!

Earn pay and benefits while attending an approved full-time professional peace officer education program in Alexandria, MN or Brooklyn Park, MN. Must have a two- or four-year regionally accredited college degree in any field of study. No prior law enforcement training or experience is required. Must be a U.S. Citizen or eligible to work in the United States under federal requirements. Please note: We are unable to sponsor employment visas. No felony convictions and meet all minimum selection standards per State of Minnesota Administrative Rules. Upon completion of the education program (approximately 22 weeks), trainees must attain POST licensure before promoting to a full time sworn police officer position with the Airport Police Department.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Attend and actively participate in the identified education and skills program. Maintain passing grades and complete all course work associated with the program within the designated timeframe. Maintain appropriate physical conditioning to ensure successful completion of the skills training component. Upon completion of training program, successfully attain POST licensure eligibility. Conditional employment offers will be extended to police trainees for the period of time required to complete the aforementioned accelerated training/skills program. Successful completion of the program will result in a change in employment status to probationary police officer.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: An Associates (2-year) or Bachelor's (4-year) degree from a regionally accredited institution in any discipline as of August 1, 2024. U.S. Citizenship or eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship. No felony convictions as defined by Minnesota State Statutes. A valid driver's license, or ability to obtain by time of hire. Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills. Medically, physically, and psychologically fit to perform the job duties. Must NOT have completed a MN Skills program or taken the MN POST or reciprocity exam.

Metropolitan Airports Commission

6040 28th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55450
Transit: On bus line