Chief of Police Job Opening

The City of International Falls Invites applications for position of CHIEF OF POLICE

This full-time position is an administrative position responsible for the maintenance of order, enforcement of law and ordinances, the prevention of crime, and the protection of life and property in the City of International Falls, and to direct and coordinate the activities of the Police Department. The full-time rate for this salary position in 2021 is $ 73,956 to $92,445 depending on qualifications.  Minimum qualifications require a High School Diploma or GED; Shall have a valid MN Driver’s license;  Shall possess a Minnesota Police Officer’s License or obtain licensure prior to appointment; Shall have a minimum of ten (10) years of police service in the International Falls Police Department or a comparable size community within the State of Minnesota;  Shall successfully pass examinations as determined by the hiring committee; Ability to perform all physical aspects of the position, including successfully passing any physical and/or psychological examinations, as determined; and satisfactorily complete a background investigation.

All International Police Falls Officers meeting these requirements and passing the required examinations will be allowed one quarter (1/4) point credit for each year of service with the department. Veteran’s preference will be allowed, pursuant to the law.

Interviews will take place the week of May 24th, 2021.

APPLICATION PACKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR DISTRIBUTION AND COLLECTION FROM CITY OFFICES.  Additional information is available from Betty Bergstrom, Interim City Administrator, at (218) 283-7984.


City of International Falls
600 4th Street
International Falls, MN 56649
Phone (218) 283-9484
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday, 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Friday, 7:00 A.M. to Noon


APPLICATION DEADLINE:        Friday, May 14, 2021 at 12:00 P.M. (Noon)

Advertise Dates:

Thursday, April 22, 2021                    The Journal
Thursday, April 29, 2021                    The Journal


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Chief of Police Application Packet
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