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Part-Time Police Officer

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The Paynesville Police Department (population approximately 2,500) is currently accepting applications for a part-time Police Officer. The department is seeking a hardworking, dedicated, value adding applicant who is looking to make a difference and join our growing community. The department provides 24 hour coverage to the City of Paynesville and offers a schedule that consists of every other weekend off.    

The position is Grade 9/Step 1, $22.88 per hour plus pro-rated holidays, Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA), $500.00 City match annually for deferred comp, AFLAC, paid training opportunities, and more. Applicant for this position will fill day shifts every other weekend (Sat/Sun) and cover the PTO hours of full-time staff when needed up to 750 hours.

To receive consideration, applicants must meet the minimum selection standards for a Peace Officer as detailed in the state law, possess a MN P.O.S.T. Board license, eligible to be licensed, or be able to be eligible to be licensed by date of appointment. 

Application, supplemental application, position description, and release forms are available at Paynesville City Hall, 221 Washburne Avenue, Paynesville, MN 56362 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday or online at www.paynesvillemn.com.  The position will remain open until filled. All forms must be completed and submitted with application, supplemental application, cover letter, and resume. Resumes’ will not be accepted in lieu of completed applications. Emailed and faxed applications will not be accepted.


Posted this 9th day of September, 2021.

Job Description
Job Application PDF
Job Application WORD
Supplemental App PDF
Supplemental App WORD

Contact : Human Resources Department
320-243-3714 ext. 221 or 228

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled