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Police Officer

UW - Madison Police Dept

Agency City
Madison
,
Agency State
Wisconsin

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Establish eligibility list
Type of Opening
Full-Time

Responsibilities:

Position Responsibilities

Officers will have the ability to participate in all aspects of police work, from community engagement and problem-solving, athletic and special events, to criminal investigations and traffic enforcement. UWPD allows new officers to develop, and experienced officers to grow further, in a more connected way in an energetic college campus environment. We are a leader in innovative, progressive policing and we work at one of the best college campuses in the nation. Make a difference in our community by working with the best of the best join our team at the UW-Madison Police Department.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

Police Officers currently Wisconsin certified with 3 years of full-time employment as a sworn officer will be considered for an accelerated interview and background process, training program, and shortened probationary period. If certified from another State outside of Wisconsin these cases will be reviewed on a case by case basis. Applicants with sworn law-enforcement experience, whether in Wisconsin or from another state are eligible to begin at an accelerated salary rate based on: Years of full-time law enforcement service Certification(s) Agency size Specialized training and assignments Other job related factors that would help the officer be successful in our agency

Salary:

Salary Minimum
$69,160.00
per
Salary Type
Year
Dependent on Qualifications
Dependent On Qualifications

Benefits:

Benefits
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Education Incentive Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • https://www.ohr.wisc.edu/benefits/ - Main Benefit link
  • https://uwservice.wisconsin.edu/ebenefits/ - Walkthrough
Number of Paid Holidays
9

Qualifications:

Qualifications
  • Ability to perform essential functions of this position
  • Ability to possess a firearm
  • Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment
  • Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Driver's license
  • No domestic abuse convictions
  • No felony convictions
  • Previous experience
  • U.S. citizen
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age
    21
Other Qualifications
  • Must be currently a Wisconsin certified Police Officer with 3 years of full-time employment as a sworn officer to take part in the accelerated hiring process.
  • If certified from another State outside of Wisconsin these cases will be reviewed on a case by case basis to take part in the accelerated hiring process.

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
60 college credits / Associate's degree

Notes:

Notes
  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Psychological Examination
Other Notes
  • UWPD Police Officers have the opportunity for many specialty assignments including Community Officer, K9 Handler, Mounted Unit, Motor Unit, Athletic Liaison, Dignitary Protection Team, Evidence Technician, Inservice Instructor, Bike Unit, and more...
  • Candidates with no police experience or do not meet the qualifications listed in this posting can also apply to this hiring process, but will not be considered for the accelerated program.
Affirmative Action (AA)
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Amanda Buckley
Application Contact Title
Personnel Sergeant
Application Contact Agency
UW Madison Police Department
Application Contact Address

1429 Monroe Street
Madison, WI 53711
United States

Phone
Application Contact Phone
(608) 219-8367
Fax
Application Contact Fax
(608) 890-3728
Email
Application Contact Email
amanda.buckley@wisc.edu
Website
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline

Submit:

Application Requirements
Resume
Agency Application
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