Deputy Sheriff

Center City, MN
Chisago County Sheriff

Must be able to perform duties of “Sheriff” as defined in MSS 645.44 and duties of “Peace Officer” as defined by MSS 626.84. Candidates must have the ability to work various shifts, pass a background investigation and required testing.

A current MN Post Peace Officers License or MN POST letter of eligibility. One year of full-time sworn peace officer experience preferred.

Rate of Pay: $27.76 – $36.55

Closes On: April 19, 2021 at 11:59 PM CST


• Works an assigned shift using own judgment in deciding course of action being expected to handle difficult and emergency situations without assistance.
• Provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing all motor vehicle, criminal laws, and city ordinances.
• Record facts to prepare reports with high attention to details and complete them by the end of the shift.
• Monitor, note, report and investigate suspicious persons and situations, safety hazards, and unusual or illegal activity within the county.
• Takes complete control of crime scenes, critical incidents, and supervise, preserve, and secure crime scenes, process all crime scenes and control evidence.
• Administers first aid/CPR unit medical personnel arrive. Uses the AED when needed.
• Identify, pursue, and arrest suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts.
• Execute arrest warrants, location and taking persons into custody.
• Serve statements of claims, subpoenas, summonses, jury summonses, orders to pay alimony, and other criminal and civil court orders.
• Provide for public safety and investigate all criminal acts on water ways within the county.
• Coordinate activities with other officers or other counties, cities departments, state department and federal agencies as needed to exchange information and/or to solve an ongoing problem.
• Undertake community oriented police work, assists citizens with matter of locked or stalled vehicles, crime prevention. Attend community meetings and answer questions relating to various law enforcement activities and/or programs. Answer citizen’s requests for information including directions, regulations, ordinances, and where to obtain additional information.
• Required to do public speaking on law enforcement topics to citizens, local government, local fire/first responders, and business organizations.
• Testify in court to present evidence or act as witness or expert witness in traffic, criminal, and civil cases.
• Photograph or draw diagrams of crime or accident scenes and complete initial interviews of principals and eyewitnesses.
• Patrol and guard courthouse, grand jury rooms, or assigned areas to provide security, enforce laws, maintain order, and arrest violators.


  • A combination of education and experience that is substantially equivalent to competition of a two-year Associate of Art degree in criminal justice; previous law enforcement experience is desired; must have a current Minnesota POST license or POST eligible by hire date.
  • Understanding in general investigation actives such as, but not limited to; search warrant writing, crime scene preservation, interviewing and interrogation, evidence processing, and a desire to conduct criminal investigations.