Full-Time Police Officer Job Posting


Full-Time Police Officer

City of Pequot Lakes, Pequot Lakes, MN.

The first review of applications will occur on 3/22/24 and weekly thereafter.

Now accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer position. 


Interested persons must submit a letter of interest, a resume, and a city application.


Minimum qualifications: Applicants must possess an AA or AAS degree from an accredited institution, must be MN POST licensed or eligible to be licensed at the time of application, and possess a valid Minnesota Driver's License.


Lateral transfers are encouraged to apply with additional salary and benefit considerations to be given based upon experience and current budget.


The current schedule includes 11 and 12-hour shifts, working seven days every two weeks, with every other weekend off. Competitive benefit package includes health insurance (two plans available with one being completely covered by the city), city contribution to an HSA account, health and wellness incentives, eleven paid holidays, competitive vacation, sick time, two personal days per year, and a take-home patrol car with residency within the policy boundaries. Other benefits include a uniform allowance, robust training, and instructor opportunities. The salary range for this position is $27.06 to $35.17 per hour based on the Union contract for 2024. Special assignment opportunity as a School Resource Officer or Drone Pilot.


Qualifying applicants will go through an interview process. Finalist(s) will be required to successfully complete a thorough background investigation, as well s medical and psychological evaluation.


The first review of applications will occur on 3/22/24 and weekly thereafter. Candidates will be notified by phone to set up interview date and time.


Agency: Pequot Lakes Police Department


Location: 5638 Main St, Pequot Lakes, MN 56472


Region: 5


Pay Rate: $27.06-35.17


Deadline: Open until filled



Chief Mike Davis

Pequot Lakes Police Dept.