Police Officer

Huron, SD
Huron Police Department

Salary: $27.96/hour.

Position Summary:

Under the general, and occasional, direct supervision of the Patrol Sergeant, or Captain, is responsible for protecting the law-abiding citizen and enforcing the law through ongoing police work in the City. Work varies, exercising judgment within well established procedures and standards.


  • Must be a high school graduate or its equivalent,
  • 21 years of age or older.
  • Two year technical degree in law enforcement or related field desired.
  • Must possess, or have the ability to obtain a South Dakota Law Enforcement Certificate within one (1) year of employment.
  • Must maintain all required Certifications during employment through continuing education and training programs.
  • Possession of a valid South Dakota operator’s license.
  • Must be able to perform those duties normally associated with law enforcement work.
  • Included are abilities to investigate, interrogate, evaluate, and document evidence in accidents, crimes, and other incidents within the police department operations.
  • The physical requirements include sitting, walking, stooping, bending, running short distances, restraining, talking and hearing with clarity, viewing, climbing, crawling, ability to handle stress, and may be required to lift up to 75 pounds (greater with assistance).
  • In the event of an emergency, must be able to lift up to own body weight.
  • May be exposed to dangerous life threatening situations, hazardous materials and infectious disease.
  • Must possess a South Dakota Law Enforcement Certificate, or have the ability to obtain a Certificate within one (1) year of employment,
  • A valid South Dakota Operator’s License.