SLMPD Employment Opportunities

Two Part-Time CSO Positions Available

(March 21, 2016)  The South Lake Minnetonka Police Department is currently accepting applications for 2 part-time Community Service Officers. These positions provide support services to Patrol, Investigations, Administration, Crime Prevention and Animal Control. Must also be willing to work some Park Patrol shifts. Must have a high school diploma and possess a valid driver’s license. Candidates will also be required to pass a background investigation.

These are part-time positions that work a varied schedule of day, evening and weekend hours. 15-20 hours per week with a starting pay of $15.23 per hour. Preference will be given to those enrolled in an accredited law enforcement program or having performed law enforcement volunteer work.

Please complete the SLMPD General Application, Applicant Advisory and Equal Opportunity Employment Form, (links for these forms are at the bottom of this page).  Return completed application to Nancy Swanson at nswanson@southlakepd.com. Application deadline is April 11, 2016.

Volunteer Reserve Officer Position

The SLMPD Reserve Unit is currently seeking interested applicants who meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • At least 19 years old
  • Good physical condition
  • Possess a valid Minnesota driver’s license
  • Have no felony or gross misdemeanor convictions
  • Pass an oral examination
  • Pass a background investigation
  • Successful applicants must complete the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Reserve Officer School. This requirement may be waved if applicant is currently enrolled in a law enforcement program.

Individuals wishing to apply can do so by downloading the general application form posted on this page. Once completed, please return to:

Officer Ricky Syhre
Reserve Unit Coordinator
South Lake Minnetonka Police Department
24150 Smithtown Road
Shorewood, MN 55331

Questions about reserve officers should be directed to Officer Ricky Syhre at 952-960-1611 or Officer Justin Kuipers at 952-960-1624.

Important SLMPD Employment Documents

Applicant Advisory

Equal Opportunity Employment Form

SLMPD General Application

Supplemental Training Form (Police Officer Applicants Only)

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