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Police: Do you value a positive work-life balance and holidays with your family? The City of Houston, Minnesota, is seeking applications for the position of full-time police officer. The City of Houston is in the beautiful Root River Valley of Southeastern Minnesota. The city provides a unique combination of a charming, small-town feel and modern conveniences.


The City of Houston is focused on the well-being of employees and encourages positive relationships both on and off the job. The Houston Police Department strives to keep the City of Houston a safe, family-friendly city, in partnership with our community, through impartial, ethical, and community-based policing.


Starting Salary is $24.79 per hour with a 3.5-year 5-Step Pay Scale (Top Pay in 2024 is $27.91), plus a competitive benefits package, including 100% employer-paid single-coverage health insurance, Employee Assistance Program, generous PTO, PERA, a flexible schedule with 11 paid holidays, and uniform allowance after 1 year of service.  Applications can be found at the City of Houston Website (https://houston.govoffice.com/) under the Administrative Tab/City Forms or can be picked up at City Hall. Applicants can mail their application, cover letter, resume, and either a copy of their P.O.S.T License or License Eligibility Letter to Houston City Hall at the address below.


The deadline for applications is 7/12/24 at 4 p.m. CDT


Houston Police Department
105 West Maple Street
Houston, MN, 55943



AMBULANCE.  The Houston Ambulance Department is in need of volunteers. Training is provided. Please email ambulance@houstonmn.us or call City Hall with questions.

FIRE DEPARTMENT. The Houston Volunteer Fire Department continually accepts applications for Fire Personnel. Positions will be filled as vacancies arise. Training will be provided for new fire personnel. Applications can be picked up at City Hall, 105 W. Maple, Houston, MN 55943 or at the link below.



Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


Contact City Hall with any questions, 507-896-4033.

Applications can be dropped off, mailed, faxed to 507-896-3643


or emailed to mquinn@houstonmn.us

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