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Police Officer

Waukesha 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

Performs general law enforcement duties contributing to the prevention, suppression and detection of crime, protection of citizen's rights, welfare and property, and enforcement of ordinances and laws within the City of Waukesha and/or work with other law enforcement agencies and city departments.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

Lateral transfers accepted per the Waukesha Professional Police Association (WPPA Labor Agreement (Article 20.01(B)) recognizes a new employee's years of full time sworn law enforcement service prior to their hiring date. Any sworn officer hired to the rank of police officer may receive a starting annual salary and vacation multiplier commensurate with their years of experience as a sworn law enforcement officer provided that they are certifiable by Wisconsin's Law Enforcement Standards Board. Future pay increases will be made according to their hiring date with the Waukesha Police Department and shall conform to this agreement. Sworn officers hired as a police officer under this Section will begin to earn seniority rights and privileges on the date of hire with the Waukesha Police Department.



Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Education Incentive Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
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
Maureen Elliott
Application Contact Title
Office Manager
Application Contact Agency
Waukesha Police Dept
Application Contact Address

1901 Delafield Street
Waukesha, WI 53188
United States

Application Contact Phone
(262) 524-3761
Application Contact Fax
(262) 524-3914
Application Contact Email


Application Requirements
Agency Application
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