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Police Officer

Waunakee Police Dept

Agency City
WAUNAKEE
,
Agency State
Wisconsin

Reason for Announcement:

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

Responsibilities:

Position Responsibilities

Conduct patrol duties, respond to calls, assist the public, enforce traffic laws, investigate traffic crashes, conduct investigations, enforce federal, state and local laws, prepare written reports, forms, and other documents as required, and testify in criminal and municipal court proceedings.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

$5,000 Hiring Bonus for currently employed full-time officers with 3 years' experience. Any lateral hire can start at a higher rate of pay and greater amount of vacation time than that of an officer with no previous experience. Officers work 11-hour shifts on a 2 on 2 off, 3 on 2 off, 2 on 3 off rotation. Having every other 3-day weekend off.

Salary:

Salary Minimum
$29.24
-
Salary Maximum
$39.31
per
Salary Type
Hour
Dependent on Qualifications
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
  • Officers work 11-hour shifts on a 2 on 2 off, 3 on 2 off, 2 on 3 off rotation. Having every other 3-day weekend off
Number of Paid Holidays
12

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
  • 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
    21

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
  • Residency Required
  • Vision Examination
Other Notes
  • Must live within 30-mile radius of the Village of Waunakee within 18 months of employment
  • PLEASE COMPLETE QUESTIONS A, B and C under section 6 of the DJ-LE330
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
Roger Bartels
Application Contact Title
Lieutenant
Application Contact Agency
Waunakee Police Department
Application Contact Address

205 North Klein Drive
Waunakee, WI 53597
United States

Phone
Application Contact Phone
(608) 849-4523
Fax
Application Contact Fax
(608) 849-4525
Email
Application Contact Email
rbartels@waunakeepd.org
Website
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline

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