Police Officer


Open until filled

Position Objectives


Salary Range: $31.45 - 36.43hr

Deadline: Continuous until filled The City of Eveleth is accepting applications to fill full-time Patrol Officer Positions.

Laterals will be accommodated and are encouraged to apply. The City of Eveleth is a community of 3700 residents on the Iron Range in St. Louis County about 50 miles north of Duluth. The City of Eveleth contracts with The City of Leonidas and Fayal Township for police services for a total population served of around 6000 residents in a 40 square mile patrol area. Our City Council and residents are very supportive of Law Enforcement.

Generous benefit package including the following.

  • $900 per year uniform allowance
  • Healthcare Savings Plan  Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401K Deferred Compensation Plan (city will match 2%)
  • Four (4) hours Overtime minimum for any court appearance while off duty
  • 160 hours of sick time accrued per year
  • Special assignments qualify for additional pay
  • Excellent Medical Insurance $1850 single deductible, $3700 family deductible (city contributes to premium and deductible as per LELS Local #20 labor contract)

Our Patrol Officers work 12 hour shifts working a 4 on 4 off rotation which ensures each officer has plenty of time off to enjoy the great outdoors that Northern Minnesota has to offer. Officers are expected to be independent while on duty, working their own cases from start to finish with whatever assistance is necessary.

Applicants must be currently licensed as a peace officer by the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training, or be eligible to be licensed by the date of hire, possess a valid Minnesota Driver’s License and be a U.S. Citizen.

To apply candidates must submit a completed job application with a current resume, copy of POST License or Eligibility Letter and cover letter to the Eveleth Police Department at 415 Pierce Street, Eveleth, MN 55734, Job applications can be obtained at the Eveleth Police Department in person, via the City of Eveleth website at or via email at address The City of Eveleth is an equal opportunity employer

City of Eveleth, 413 Pierce Street, Eveleth, MN 55734 (218)744-7444