Police Officer

Alcester, SD
Alcester Police Department

Open until filled

Essential Functions:

  • Performs Law-Enforcement Duties involving the protection of life and property.
  • The enforcement of City Ordinances and State Laws.
  • Maintain order and Investigation of Crimes.
  • Open to working weekends, nights, and holidays.
  • Ability to completing and maintaining accurate records and reports.
  • Ability to tactfully communicate with others.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, other agencies, and the public.
  • Work directly with the Chief of Police to complete required training, maintenance, and records.
  • Residency requirement within 15 miles of city limits.
  • Willingness to take on call time.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Age 21 at the time of hiring.
  • Possess a Valid Driver’s License.
  • Certified Officer preferred but not required.
  • Currently a certified officer or must be able to meet the standards for certification as a law enforcement officer in South Dakota as required by the Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission.