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Police Officer

Sheboygan Police Dept

Agency City
Sheboygan
,
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

The Sheboygan Police Department uses continuous recruitment for the position of Police Officer. The Sheboygan Police Department is a progressive police agency that uses a Community-Oriented, Neighborhood-Based police strategy.   We value collaborative problem solving as a means of providing quality, interactive police service for the purpose of creating a vibrant and healthy community for those who live, work and recreate in our city. 

The mission of the Sheboygan Police Department is to:

  • Fight crime, the fear of crime and disorder.
  • Enforce laws while safeguarding the constitutional rights of all people.
  • Provide quality service to all our residents and visitors; and
  • Create a work environment in which we recruit, train and develop an exceptional team of employees.

We look for candidates who have a proven leadership record, and who demonstrate leadership qualities such as the ability to persevere through difficult challenges. Specifically, we look for evidence of:

  • Demonstrated Past Achievement
  • Perseverance in the face of challenges
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Ability to influence and motivate others
  • High level of initiative
  • Problem-solving and organizational ability
  • Desire to work relentlessly in pursuit of our mission

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

Now accepting lateral transfers – new hires can receive up to 5 years of credit for prior police experience for both pay and vacation steps, depending on experience.

Salary:

Salary Minimum
$65,787.02
-
Salary Maximum
$87,171.24
per
Salary Type
Year
Dependent on Qualifications

Benefits:

Benefits
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Education Incentive Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Longevity Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • 5-on, 3-off work schedule
Number of Paid Holidays
10

Qualifications:

Qualifications
  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
  • 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
  • Eligibility for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems
  • No felony convictions
Other Qualifications
  • The successful applicant for a position in our agency has the following characteristics:
  • A person of character - maintains integrity demonstrates humility
  • Puts people first - shows concern and care
  • A skilled communicator - shows empathy invites feedback and is persuasive
  • Acts with compassion - expresses appreciation, builds teams, negotiates conflict
  • Has foresight - visionary, creative, courageous and decisive
  • A systems thinker - comfortable with complexity, adaptive, considers a “greater good”
  • Leads with moral authority - accepts responsibility, shares control, accountable

Education Requirements:

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

Notes:

Notes
  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
  • Psychological Examination
  • Residency Required
  • Vision Examination
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Kurt Zempel
Application Contact Title
Assistant Chief
Application Contact Agency
Sheboygan Police Department
Application Contact Address

1315 N 23rd St STE 101
Sheboygan, WI 53081
United States

Phone
Application Contact Phone
(920) 459-3187
Email
Application Contact Email
Kurt.Zempel@sheboyganwi.gov
Website
Application Contact Website

Submit:

Application Requirements
Resume
Agency Application
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