Sheriff, Deputy

Hennepin County - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Jan 18, 2023

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Application Deadline:
Dec 20, 2023

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$Salary $60,668.73 - $84,708.11 Annually annual

Job Description

Sheriff, Deputy

*Salary *

$60,668.73 - $84,708.11 Annually




As a Sheriff's Deputy you will have the opportunity to expand your public safety experience through training, promotion, and opportunities for specialized law enforcement assignments. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office offers initiatives such as Criminal Information Sharing and Analysis, Violent Offender Task Force, Crime Scene Investigation, Criminal Investigation, Community Outreach and Employee Wellness.

If you are a critical thinker and have great adaptability skills, then this position may be a good fit for you.

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office mission is to serve and protect all in the community by furthering equal justice, safety, and wellness. We are dedicated to serving the community with transparency, responsiveness, and compassion.

Watch this video about the opportunities available at the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.

Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit employee referral program.

Location and hours: This position requires working a flexible schedule including days, evenings, overnights, weekends, holidays, and is subject to emergency call back 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.

About this position type: This is a full-time, benefit earning position. The anticipated start date is 4/10/2023.

This position is internally classified as a Sheriff, Deputy. Click here to view the job classification specification.

*In this position, you will: *

· Maintain security and direct activities within the Adult Detention Division and Court Security Division.

· Assist in search and rescue operations and/or respond to public safety emergencies.

· Participate in investigations, make arrests, and enforce the criminal code.

· Enforce traffic laws including the applicable laws governing water and snowmobile safety.

· Transport prisoners and others in the care of the court.

· Maintain standards of order within Hennepin County's courtrooms.

· Participate in both civil and warrant service.

· Write reports; testify in court.

Need to have:

· Licensure or eligible to be licensed as a peace officer by hire date in the state of Minnesota by the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST).

· A valid driver's license and the ability to obtain a Hennepin County driver's permit.

· The ability to work a flexible schedule including day, evening, overnight, on-call, holiday, and weekend hours.

· The ability and willingness to work in a position that may involve the possibility of physical confrontation.

· Possess no convictions of a felony or other criminal conviction as outlined in the MN POST Board rules.

· Pass each of the following exam components:

o Background investigation.

o Physical abilities test.

o Psychological evaluation.

o Medical examination.

o Drug screening.

o Firearms evaluation.

· The ability to follow the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Appearance Policy.

Nice to have:

· Critical thinking skills.

· Attention to detail.

· Ability to:

o Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

o React quickly and calmly in emergency situations.

o Observe situations analytically and objectively and respond accordingly.

o Handle situations firmly, courteously, tactfully, and impartially.

o Use good judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions.

About the department: The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office serves the county's 1.2 million residents. State law mandates most of the sheriff's office duties, including managing the county jail, providing security to the district court, and patrolling the waterways in the county.

The Sheriff's Office also runs specialized initiatives like Criminal Information Sharing and Analysis (CISA), Violent Offender Task Force (VOTF), Crime Scene Investigation, Criminal Investigation, Community Outreach and Employee Wellness. The mission of the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is: Serving and protecting all in our community by furthering equal justice, safety and wellness.

About Hennepin County: Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.

Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at ++The Bridge++++ (login as Guest)++.

Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.

Your future. Made here.

The list created from this job announcement will be used to fill current and future Deputy Sheriff vacancies. Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience.

Applicants must have no felony convictions and must successfully complete a drug test, extensive background investigation, and a pre-employment physical and psychological assessment prior to employment. Applications will be forwarded to the hiring supervisor on an on-going basis until the vacancy is filled. Invitations to interview will be based on an assessment of education and experience.

If you have any questions, please contact: Talent Acquisition Division Hennepin County Human Resources Department 612-348-7855

Job Requirements

  • Age: 20
  • Education: High School GED
  • Experience: • Licensure or eligible to be licensed as a peace officer by hire date in the state of Minnesota by the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)

Contact Information

Aaron Taylor

Hennepin County
300 S 6th St
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55487
phone: 612-348-7855

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