Police Background Investigator - Rochester, MN

September 9, 2019


Police Background Investigator



General Duties:
This is an hourly position, limited to working less than 67 days per year which will be utilized, as needed, to conduct thorough and objective pre-employment background investigations for all candidates of the Rochester Police Department to determine their suitability for employment. 
Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Experience
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must possess one of the following the following:

  • High School graduate or equivalent and two years of post-secondary education in criminal justice, social work, human resources, paralegal or a related field.
  • Two years of work experience as Police Sergeant, or higher, for a law enforcement agency.
  • Four years fulltime employment experience as a licensed Peace Officer by the Minnesota Peace Officers Standards and Training Board (POST Board).
  • Four years of experience performing pre-employment applicant investigative work for a governmental or contract investigative agency.
Licenses and Certifications
Valid Driver's License
Special Requirements for this opportunity are also listed in the job posting to include
  • Be at least 21 years of age.
  • Not have any convictions for crimes that would prohibit licensure as a Peace Officer.  See MN Stat 626.87 and MN RULES 6700.0700.
  • Have reliable transportation (mileage will be reimbursed).
  • Have your own personal computer with appropriate anti-virus and security software.
Candidates hired are subject to an extensive background investigation including fingerprinting.
For more information and to apply online, please visit our website: www.rochestermn.gov


Benefits information is not available for this position. Please contact the city directly for this information.

Closing Date / Removed from Database Date
November 29, 2019

  All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description.