Patrol Deputy

Olivia, MN
Renville County Sheriff's Office

$25.73 – $35.71 Hourly

2/15/2023 11:59 PM Central


The Deputy Sheriff position is responsible for general law enforcement duties including, but not limited to, enforcement, apprehension, investigation, conflict resolution, civil process, evidence collection, court testimony, court security and transportation services.

Essential Duties

Patrol Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, other law enforcement agencies, other County divisions and the general public;
  • Maintains high morale, positive attitude and professionalism at all times;
  • Evaluates and analyzes emergency situations and solves problems effectively;
  • Analyzes facts, exercises sound judgment and coordinates efforts to resolve problems;
  • Works independently, without direct supervision;
  • Interacts with all people, including suspects/detainees, on a fair and impartial basis and in strict confidentiality as required;
  • Assesses and prioritizes work effectively;
  • Responds to calls for assistance by citizens in distress or other public safety agencies within Renville County;
  • Enforces all laws, including but not limited to, county and city ordinances, State and Federal laws and statutes, traffic laws and motor vehicle regulations;
  • Conducts preliminary investigations of crimes and accidents and provides follow-up investigative work as needed;
  • Conducts the investigation of crimes to include such activities as interviewing suspects, witnesses and informants, dusting for fingerprints, tracking the location of suspects, gathering information, photographing crime scenes and other related activities;

Education and/or Experience:

  • Two-year degree in law enforcement or related field and the successful completion of the Skills Program;
  • one year of experience working in a related job involving public contact;
  • Experience as a police officer preferred, but not required;
  • Must pass a physical and psychological background investigation.

Must be POST license or POST license eligible by August 1, 2023.