Deputy Sheriff

Montevideo, MN
Chippewa County Sheriff

Salary range: $27.85 – $38.55/hour.

Open Until Filled

Essential Functions:

  • Patrols Chippewa County to preserve law and order and prevent or discover crimes/Performs criminal investigations;
  • Responds to complaint reports;
  • Provides first response to crime scenes;
  • Provides emergency first aid;
  • Protects crime scenes;
  • Gathers information and evidence;
  • Interviews and interrogates victims, witnesses, and suspects;
  • Cites or arrests violators;
  • Prepares reports; and related duties/Writes and executes search warrants;
  • Maintains knowledge of legislative updates, law changes and court decisions relevant to the performance of duties/Maintains proficiency in use and maintenance of all department issued equipment/Available for call-out or extended shifts as required.


  • Requires a two-year degree in law enforcement or related field as approved by the P.O.S.T Board/Complete 48 hours of P.O.S.T. Board or continuing education credits every three years as well as 16 hours of that being in Crisis Intervention, Mental Illness Crisis and Recognizing and Valuing Community Diversity and Cultural Differences that include Implicit Bias.
  • Minnesota P.O.S.T. Board License/Valid MN Driver’s License/Emergency Medical Responder/Firearm and Taser Certification/Use of Force/Defensive Driving/Implicit biased mental health awareness and de-escalation coursework.