Police Officer

New Brighton, MN
City of New Brighton

Closes On: January 31, 2023 at 12:00 AM CST

Rate of Pay: $4,709.10 – $7,897.00

Position Summary
To perform assigned protection, prevention, enforcement, call response, pursuit, investigation, arrest, reporting, testifying in court and related community policing responsibilities in preserving the peace and promoting the safety of citizens throughout the City of New Brighton.

Essential Accountabilities and Expected Outcomes

Reads, learns and applies the laws, ordinances, policies, rules and other materials required to perform all assigned accountabilities of the position.

  • A good working knowledge is demonstrated and applied when performing assigned duties.

Performs a wide variety of duties and responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Maintaining order, enforcing State laws and City ordinances, and protecting life and property.
  • Assisting in investigating and/or preventing criminal offenses, accidents and other problem areas.
  • Apprehending and controlling offenders.
  • Responding to medical emergencies and applying appropriate first aid and/or CPR.
  • Preparing reports that include facts, analysis, and recommendations for action.

Testifying in court.

  • There is consistent compliance with General Orders and any other policies, protocols and procedures that are to be followed in performing assigned duties.
  • Sound, consistent judgment and problem-solving skills are exercised when dealing with widely differing and diverse circumstances, conditions and individuals or groups.
  • Assigned duties and responsibilities are handled in a manner that creates good will and positive community relations for the department and City.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minnesota P.O.S.T. License Certified or Able to Obtain by Date of Hire
  • Emergency Medical Responder Certified
  • Must successfully pass a background investigation and complete a one-year probationary period.