Police Officer

Wayzata, MN
Wayzata Police Department

Salary: $33.27 – $44.82 Hourly.

Closing Date: 2/29/2024.

Essential Functions:

  • The Police Officer opening is a full-time position that participates in law enforcement efforts that include police patrol duties, crime prevention, investigations, emergency response, and public assistance.
  • Police Officers protect and promote public safety throughout the city through enforcement of all federal, state, and local laws; preserve public peace; protect life and property; prevent crime; detect and apprehend violators of the law; as well as assist in the judicial process by reporting the facts of investigations to the prosecuting attorneys and by testifying in court.
  • The Police Officer works under the direction of the Police Sergeant and under the general direction of the Police Chief.


  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Hold a license issued by or eligible to be licensed by the Minnesota Police Officers Standards and Training Board (P.O.S.T.) by the time of appointment.
  • Must meet all state-mandated requirements and local policies such as a physical examination, psychological exam, and criminal background check.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Desired Qualifications.
  • Associate Degree in law enforcement.
  • Bachelor Degree in criminal justice or related field.
  • Experience in law enforcement as a Police Officer, Community Service Officer, Reserve Officer, or related private security work.