Police Officer
Full-Time Police Officer at City of Mounds View
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Government
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $69,576.00 - $101,108.80
Education Preferred: Yes
Education Level: Associate's Degree
E-Verify: Yes
Criminal Background: Not Eligible

Under general direction of the Police Sergeants and Deputy Police Chief this position is responsible, during a specified period of time, for the maintenance of order, enforcement of laws, and protection of life and property. This position also assists in the investigation of criminal offenses, accidents, and other police-related problems.



  1. Respond to complaints such as prowlers, trespass, fights, domestics, alarms, etc.
  2. Handle arrest situations and procedures.
  3. Drive patrol car to monitor traffic; operate communication equipment and vehicle monitoring equipment such as radar; observe and detect traffic violations; and operate vehicle in emergency mode.
  4. Patrol assigned area by vehicle.
  5. Write detailed reports to document activities in situations requiring that public order be maintained and/or restored.
  6. Answer questions from the public on the phone or in person regarding issues such as project status, complaints, and law interpretation, or refer citizens to proper agencies.
  7. Face threatening situations and be prepared to use deadly force when justified.


  1. Search areas for suspects.
  2. Take written and oral statements from victims and witnesses.
  3. Request checks on car registrations, warrants, and firearms, and issue tickets, citations, and tags for illegal violations.
  4. Make business checks or vacation checks of private dwellings.
  5. Monitor crime areas by vehicle or foot patrol.
  6. Complete routine, non-emergency reports and initial investigative reports.
  7. Interview suspects, witnesses, citizens, victims, and others as required.
  8. Interrogate suspects and take sworn statements, formal confessions, or depositions in preparation for court or trial appearances.
  9. Maintain skills proficiency. These examples are intended only as illustrations of various types of work performed and are not necessarily all inclusive. The job description is subject to change as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.


Minimum Qualifications / Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  1. Knowledge of police principles, practices, procedures, purposes, tools, techniques, and equipment, especially as applicable to duties of assignments.
  2. Knowledge of relevant laws, rules, and regulations.
  3. Skill in the use of firearms and vehicles.
  4. Ability to apply police principles, practices, and procedures to solve police problems.
  5. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  6. Ability to meet and deal with the public tactfully, with courtesy, or, when the occasion demands, with firmness.
  7. Ability to withstand adverse weather conditions.


  1. Associates Degree in Law Enforcement or related field.
  2. US citizen.
  3. Must have, or be qualified to obtain, a valid Minnesota driver’s license.
  4. POST Board licensed or eligible to be licensed. DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS
  5. Bachelors Degree in Law Enforcement or related field.
  6. One year of experience in law enforcement, either a sworn, non-sworn, or volunteer position.
  7. Fluent in a second language.
  8. CPR and First Aid certification.

City of Mounds View

Contact: Rayla Ewald
Phone 763-717-4016
2401 Mounds View Blvd
Mounds View, US, MN 55112
Transit: No Transit