Deputy Sheriff

Grand Marais, MN
Cook County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota

Enforces laws, rules, and ordinances to ensure that the public is safe and property is protected. Responds to calls for assistance. Executes the will of the court in civil and criminal matters. Possesses all of the statutory, public responsibilities, and authorities of the Sheriff.

Anticipated starting wage for external hires: $32.55 per hour. The full salary range for this position is $32.55 – $44.55/hour. Plus Shift Differential (6pm-6am) $1.50/hour, Saturday/Sunday pay differential at $1.50/hr. & longevity pay increases. Deputies work 11 and 12 hour rotating shifts, with every other weekend consisting of 5 days off. This position is eligible for Cook County’s full-time comprehensive benefits package.

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office patrols a rugged, heavily wooded triangle of land on Minnesota’s northeastern tip. It abuts Canada’s southern border and is largely surrounded by the northern end of the Great Lakes. It is heavily dotted with lakes, ponds and streams. The state’s highest point, Eagle Mountain, is in the county, at 2,301 ft., along with the highest lake, Lake Abita, at 2,048 feet. The county has an area of 3,340 square miles, of which 1,452 square miles is land and 1,887 square miles is water. It is Minnesota’s second-largest county by area and seventh least populated with roughly 5,600 residents. Lake Superior is at the county’s southern border with a large portion of the BWCAW bordering the north and northwest.

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office works recreational grant shifts to include boat, ATV, and snowmobile patrols. The Office also has a K9 unit, as well as fully equipped take home squads.

Cook County’s employees are part of an innovative team committed to supporting community through quality public service. We offer rewarding career opportunities with great benefits in one of the most beautiful places in the world. Cook County supports their law enforcement, and we encourage you to apply to join our team.