The City of Olivia seeks to fill the position of full-time police officer to assist in serving the 2,440 residents and business owners that are the heart of our town. Olivia is a friendly, rural community that, among other things, prides itself in its strong support of all who work in the public safety realm including law enforcement, fire and rescue, ambulance and those with past & present military involvement. It is a place where you can share your skills and talents while also providing a calm, supportive and stable place for families to sink roots and become part of the fabric of our area.
The Olivia Police Department is seeking quality candidates that have an interest not only in typical patrol and enforcement duties, but also those interested in advancing their skills by becoming a certified trainer/instructor in multiple areas of law enforcement. Minimum qualifications for the position include an associate or technical degree in law enforcement, criminal justice, or related field; first responder certification, valid Minnesota Class D driver’s license, Minnesota Peace Officer License or eligibility to be licensed prior to employment, and maintains Minnesota POST requirements.
A competitive benefits package is provided along with coverage of relocation costs of up to $5,000 if moving from outside of the immediate area. For more detailed information regarding the position requirements, provided benefits, community profile and required application please download the position packet from the City’s website (Olivia.mn.us) or pick up a paper copy at City Hall (1009 W. Lincoln Avenue) during normal business hours.
First application review for this position will be Wednesday, October 24 after 4:00 p.m. It is anticipated that finalist interviews will be conducted the following week. This position will be posted until filled.
Please direct any questions related to this position to Chief Jason Krumheuer (firstname.lastname@example.org) or (320)523-2361.Patrol Officer Position Sept 2022