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Sheriff, Deputy (Internal Sheriff's Office applicants only)

Company: Hennepin County
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


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 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. If you are a critical thinker and have great adaptability skills, then this position is for you.

About the position type:

You must be a current regular or probationary employeeof the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office to be eligible for this position.

In this position, you will:

  • Maintain security and direct activities within theAdult 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 enforcement.
  • 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.

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, andweekend hours.
  • The ability and willingness to work in a position that may involve the possibility of physical confrontation.
  • Possess no convictions of a felonyor other criminal conviction as outlined in the MN POST Board rules.
  • Pass each of the following exam components:
  • Background investigation.
  • Physical abilities test.
  • Psychological evaluation.
  • Medicalexamination.
  • Drug screening.
  • Firearms evaluation.

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 and providing security to the district court.

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 www.hennepin.us/employees.

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 futureDeputy Sheriff vacancies.Applications will be forwarded to the hiring supervisor on an on-going basis as needs arise.

This position is internally classified as a Sheriff, Deputy.

Click here to view the job classification specification.

Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Applications will be forwarded to the hiring supervisor on an on-going basis as needs arise.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Laura Miller



Keywords: Hennepin County, Minneapolis , Sheriff, Deputy (Internal Sheriff's Office applicants only), Other , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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