Police Officer

Applications will be accepted through June 1st, 2022; and will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, at minimum, on a monthly basis.  Testing and interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis; candidates will be contacted for scheduling.

Minimum Requirements:
Associate’s degree in criminal justice, law enforcement or related field.  There is no minimum amount of experience required.  Applicants need to be POST licensed (or eligible for licensure) by time of hire.  Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license, pass a full background investigation, along with psychological and physical examination. 

Please complete a City of Austin application packet (see links below), including the supplemental questionnaire and criminal conviction information. 

Returned to:             City of Austin            
                                 Human Resources Department
                                 500 4th Avenue NE
                                 Austin, MN  55912

Pay Range:
Base wage ranges for 2022 are:
2022 – $30.71 – $43.87

Placement within these ranges, are dependent upon experience.  Successful, entry level employees, without sworn officer experience, will move to the top step within five years.  Successful employees, hired with sworn officer experience, as determined by the City, can move to the top step in less than five years.

Required to apply
Supplemental questionnairerequired as part of the application
Conviction supplementrequired as part of the application

Information only
Physical agility requirements
Rejection criteria
Benefits overview
Student loan reimbursement
Relocation reimbursement
Employee referral program