LAW ENFORCEMENT APPLICANT INFORMATION
Thank you for your interest in
becoming a law enforcement member of McKenzie County Sheriff’s Office.
The McKenzie County
Sheriff’s Office is a modern law enforcement agency utilizing the latest in
technology to effectively investigate, deter, and apprehend criminals. Working with other city, state, and federal
agencies that operate in the confines of the county, we dedicate ourselves 24/7
to ensure the safety and security of the citizens of McKenzie County. The McKenzie County Sheriff’s Office is
committed to promoting individual responsibility and community commitment; we
will work together to resolve problems, reduce crime, and provide a safe
environment for our residents and visitors.
Sheriff’s Office is looking for applicants that
attributes. Honesty ranks among the highest characteristic that an applicant
can possess. It is extremely important for an applicant to be totally
honest with all of his/her answers so that an investigator can accurately assess
his/her positive points.
be eligible for appointment to the McKenzie County Sheriff’s Office
an applicant must:
- Be of excellent moral character
a High School Diploma or GED
- Be at least 18
years of age
- Possess a valid driver’s license
- Pass background investigation
- Pass oral review board
POST Licensed or ND POST License eligible
- Must be a U.S. citizen
Misdemeanor Convictions within the last 3 years
domestic violence convictions
A resume with cover letter must be
submitted with your application booklet. It is the requirement of the applicant
to fully complete the application booklet before
submission. Failure to complete the
necessary requirements pertaining to background investigations will disqualify
the applicant from further consideration. The application booklet and other required
documents may be submitted by mail, email, or hand delivered to:
McKenzie County Human Resources
201 5th ST NW, SUITE 700
Watford City, ND 58854
receipt of your application, your application will be received and reviewed by
the McKenzie County Sheriff’s Office.
Your application will then be assigned to a background investigator who
will then begin your background process.
Your background investigator will contact you, notifying you of the
assignment. Upon successful completion
of the background investigation, you may then be requested to present yourself
in person for an Oral Review Board.
A new application must be submitted each time an applicant is seeking employment.
An applicant who is a resident of North Dakota and eligible to
claim veteran’s preference must abide by the Department of Veterans Affairs
guidelines available at ND Department of Veterans Affairs
and submit any documentations with an otherwise complete application.
McKenzie County is an equal opportunity employer.