Employment

The City of Medina currently has the following job openings:

Police Officer – The City of Medina is accepting applications for a full-time police officer who is service oriented, dedicated, and self-motivated. We are a small, busy, growing community, just 15 minutes west of Minneapolis.  We have a family atmosphere with great support from our City Council and community. We welcome both entry-level and experienced lateral candidates, women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be currently licensed or elig­ible to be licensed as a full-time peace officer in the State of Minnesota by September 15, 2022. An application packet can be picked up at City Hall or is available HERE.

Benefits of working for the Medina Police Department Include:

  • Competitive Wages
    • 2022 $30.92 to $41.07 ($64,313 – $85,425)
    • Projected 2023 $32.47 to $43.12 ($67,537 – $89,689)
  • Patrol Officers Reach Top Pay After 3 Years
  • Lateral Entry considered with top pay after one year and successful completion of probationary period
  • 100 % Single Healthcare Coverage, up to $1,753/month for family coverage
  • 100% Single Dental Coverage, contribute no less than $122.95/month for family coverage
  • $3K city contribution to HSA
  • $900 Uniform allowance per year
  • $2K tuition reimbursement per year option

Patrol Officers currently work 12-hour shifts which provides for a 5-day weekend every other week. Opportunities within the department also include possible assignments for General Investigations, Mobile Field Force (Hennepin County), West Metro Drug Task Force, Drug Recognition Officer (DRE), and Towards Zero Death Enforcement Traffic Enforcement.

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

Interested persons must complete and submit a city application by the listed deadline. Candidates must be eligible to be MN POST licensed at the time of appointment. The application deadline is September 15, 2022, at 4:30 p.m. Application materials should be submitted to Caitlyn Walker at City Hall or caitlyn.walker@medinamn.gov

 

Community Service Officer (CSO) – The Medina Police Department is accepting applications for a part-time Community Service Officer. Candidates do not need to have intentions of entering the law enforcement profession as a police officer to apply. This position provides a variety of public safety and other municipal services, including, but not limited to, crime prevention, animal control, packet deliveries, equipment maintenance, property control, limited code enforcement, investigation, and follow up on nuisance complaints, and other duties not requiring a sworn police officer.

    • Minimum qualifications: Applicants must be 18 years of age, or older, certified in first responder training or willing to be certified within first few months of hire, and possess a valid driver’s license.
    • The starting hourly rate is $20 per hour.
    • An application packet may be obtained at Medina City Hall, County Road 24, Medina, MN 55340, or by clicking HERE.
    • The application is open until the position is filled. Application materials should be submitted to Caitlyn Walker at City Hall or caitlyn.walker@medinamn.gov

Questions? Contact Caitlyn Walker at 763-473-8850 or email caitlyn.walker@medinamn.gov 

 

 

Other Area Employment Opportunities

  • The United States Postal Service
    • The Hamel Post Office is hiring, apply at www.usps.com/employment. Questions? Call the Hamel Post Office at 763-478-6741
    • The Maple Plain Post Office is hiring, apply at www.usps.com/employment. Questions? Call the Maple Plain Post Office at  763-479-1514
  • Become a Firefighter