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Posted on: May 10, 2021 • Category: Public Safety, Police Officer

Police Officer

City of Yankton

Apply By: July 08, 2021
No. of Jobs: 1
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: Range 38, $49,357 to $62,484
Education: N/A

Corey Pospisil
Phone 1: 605-668-5222
Fax: 605-668-5265
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City of Yankton
416 Walnut
PO Box 176
Yankton, Yankton, SD 57078
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Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, a high school graduate, possess a valid driver’s license, and must have not been convicted of a felony or serious misdemeanor. Applicants must have completed or be able to complete the preparatory program of law enforcement training as established by the South Dakota Law Enforcement Officers Standards Course. Please visit for more information on training and minimum standards.

All applicants must pass a written exam. Qualified applicants will be required to pass a physical agility test and will be subject to a thorough background investigation, CVSA, and oral interview. No marijuana drug use for the past one (1) years nor any other illegal controlled substances in the past 5 years, as a policy of Yankton Police Department. Prior law enforcement certification is preferred.


The City of Yankton is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer in order to form an eligibility for hire list. This position in the Yankton Police Department involves skilled general duty police work in enforcing federal, state and city laws. A person in this position is responsible for the protection of life and property, the prevention, detection, and investigation of crime, and maintaining law and order.

Other Information:

The salary range for this position is Range 36, $45,609 to $57,741 annually, plus benefits.

Testing date to be determined. Applicant’s e-mail address is requested for notification of date and schedule of testing.

Application form is available on the city website Deadline for application is April 24, 2020.

A pre-employment physical/drug screen and a psychological evaluation are required if selected for open positions.

The City of Yankton is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer

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