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Police Officer

Superior Police Dept

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

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


Position Responsibilities

A police officer performs a wide variety of duties connected with general police work including investigation, general enforcement of laws and ordinances in the City of Superior and providing other various types of assistance to include advancing the mission of the Superior Police Department. The entry level Police Officer must successfully complete a 18 week recruit academy (if not Wisconsin certified) and 14 weeks of on-the-job-field training.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

A Lateral Transfer Police Officer must have one year of full-time law enforcement experience and be eligible to become a Certified Wisconsin Law Enforcement Officer prior to hire. Upon hire, a Lateral Transfer Police Officer will be credited with their years of full-time law enforcement for the purposes of wage placement, vacation accrual, and minimum experience for Detective application. The Lateral Transfer Police Officer must successfully complete 14 weeks of on-the­ job field training, in addition to passing a 12 month probationary period.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Longevity Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • Take home squad if you live in the City of Superior, cell phone provided to all employees. Due to 12 hour schedule, there is built in overtime, which adds to annual salary. Current work schedule is 12 hour shifts, 4 on-4 off, shifts selected by seniority
  • 40 hours of vacation after completing probation. Comp time accrued up to 120 hours (rolling cap). 36 hours of floating holiday. 12 hours of personal day.
  • First set of uniforms provided by the City. After one year of service, uniform allowance shall be .65% of the Master Officer rate ($459.14 for 2022), paid on or before February 28th, of each year.
Number of Paid Holidays


  • 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
  • Clear and concise speech
  • Driver's license
  • Eligibility for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification
  • Good driving record
  • Good physical condition
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems
  • No domestic abuse convictions
  • No felony convictions
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • U.S. citizen
  • Vision correctable to 20/20
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age

Education Requirements:

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


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

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
John Kiel
Application Contact Title
Assistant Chief
Application Contact Agency
Superior Police Department
Application Contact Address

1316 N 14th ST
Suite 150
Superior, WI 54880
United States

Application Contact Phone
(715) 395-7406
Application Contact Email

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
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