Police Officer

Roseville, MN
Roseville Police Department

Salary
$68,806.40 – $100,984.00 Annually

Closing
3/31/2023 11:59 PM Central

Position Summary & Scope

Apply to join our team at any time during the year if you will be eligible to be MN POST licensed within nine months of applying.  Newly hired officers will receive a $5,000 hiring bonus.

Job Summary:

The key responsibilities of a Police Officer are to enforce State and Federal laws and City ordinances; conduct preliminary and follow-up investigations of incidents, traffic accidents and crimes; protect life and property; prevent crime; promote community relations; provide the highest level of service to residents and visitors; and to perform all duties within the guidelines, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations set forth by the Department.

Scope of Responsibility:

The Police Officer works independently, with limited supervision and direction, under the assigned Sergeant and has the primary responsibility to respond to calls for law enforcement. This position functions as the City’s first line of contact with the public regarding Police calls for service.  The Officer position exercises considerable knowledge of state and federally laws and prescribed Policing standards and procedures requiring analysis, critical troubleshooting; the use of established practical and sound judgment, and is responsible for all related report writing.

This position frequently interacts within the department and the community to present detailed or technical information, gather input and feedback, provide explanations or responses, and performs advanced troubleshooting or analysis using judgment to select from multiple known alternatives. Communication in person, on the phone and across the internet requires the highest degree of tact, courtesy, and sound judgment that is necessary to serve the public.   Relationships and successes affecting individual customers and public reputation are affected by this position.

Minimum Qualifications: 

The City of Roseville is dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in our workforce. The City seeks to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to work. We are focused on equity and believe that diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, ability and national origin brings a unique and important perspective to the work we do. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Minimum job requirements are successful completion of all steps necessary for MN P. O. S. T. licensing within six months of applying. Incumbent must be a United States citizen with no felony convictions in any state; possess the physical and psychological capabilities necessary to function in a law enforcement capacity and communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing; and successfully meet and maintain all requirements for state licensing and possess a valid Minnesota driver’s license in any state contiguous to Minnesota and be insurable. A Bachelor’s Degree in Law Enforcement or Related Field is desirable.

Key characteristics are knowledge of government and police services, problem solving and interpersonal relationship skills.  Incumbent must successfully pass pre-employment testing which may include: backgrounding, physical and mental agility test, medical examination, drug screen, and psychological evaluation.