The county board shall determine the number of permanent full time deputies and other employees and fix the compensation for each position. The county board shall also budget for special deputies, jailers, matrons, bailiffs and other temporary employees and shall fix their rates of compensation. The sheriff shall appoint in writing the deputies and other employees, for whose acts the sheriff shall be responsible and whom the sheriff may remove at pleasure. Before entering upon official duties, the oath and appointment of each shall be filed with the county recorder.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes