Police Officer

Plymouth, MN
Plymouth Police Department

$33.56 – $50.39 Hourly

This position will uphold state and local laws, and provide timely response and appropriate public safety services at all times and to demonstrate and maintain effective relations with the public.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain effective relations with the public.
  • Respond to a wide variety of service calls in which a variety of actions may be taken requiring initiative, judgment and appropriate use of force.
  • Provide emergency service to protect life and property.
  • Investigate suspicious circumstances by gathering evidence and documenting information.
  • Perform arrests at scene of crime/accident.
  • Conduct preliminary crime/accident investigations.
  • Follow-up crime/accident investigation and arrest offenders.
  • Identify physical and safety hazards that affect the Community’s well-being.
  • Enforces traffic laws.
  • Conduct routine patrol activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be eligible for licensure under the rules and regulations of the Minnesota Board of Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) by start date of position.
  • Communicates effectively orally and in writing.
  • Must possess valid Minnesota Driver’s License without recent significant traffic violations.
  • Must pass a thorough background investigation.
  • Must pass city physical and psychological examinations for this position.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working with diverse populations.