Career Information



February 16th - February 17th

May 4th - May 5th

August 10th - August 11th

November 30th - December 1st

Applications are accepted year round.

              ***CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE!***
Qualified applicants will be notified in, a timely manner, of the  time and location of the required tests. 
Minimum Qualifications
In addition, applicants must meet 1 of the 4 following requirements PRIOR TO the testing date: 
    1) 60 or more accredited college credits
    2) Possess a current North Dakota Peace Officer License
    3) Completion of a state certified Law Enforcement Skills program
    4) Certification of 4 years of full time US Military Service to include
          Honorable Discharge 

All applications must include all applicable paperwork to include (but not limited to): a cover letter, resume, official copies of college transcripts, and credentials to include licenses and certificates.  
Applicants must complete the written police exam, complete a job related physical agility and fitness test, oral interviews, background investigation, personality assessment and post-offer medical exam.

Necessary Special Requirements
Possession of a valid North Dakota driver’s license. Must be able to possess a North Dakota Peace Officer’s License within one year.
2 Day Testing Process
For testing information and preparation material contact Brittany in the Human Resource Office at or by phone at 701-857-4156.

Day 1
1) Physical Test- Montana Physical Abilities Test (MPAT) - Pass/Fail
***MPAT Physical Agility Guide***

2) Written Test- IPMA-HR, POA Cognitive Series- 70% Required to Pass
***Click Here for study guide information!***

 *Candidates must pass each phase to continue in application process

Day 2

Civil Service Oral Interview Board
1.) Police Officer Selection Oral Interview Panel 
 2.) Minot Police Department Administrative Second Round Hiring Interview




 Sundbakken, JasonCONTACT:  
  515 2ND AVE SW
  MINOT, ND 58701
  PO BOX 5006
  MINOT, ND 58702
  (701) 857-4716