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Police Officer

WisDOTourism State Fair Park Police

Agency City
West Allis
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

POSITION DESCRIPTION The Wisconsin State Fair Park (WSFP) is seeking experienced and qualified individuals to serve and protect the WSFP, its employees and patrons as Police Officers within the Police & Public Safety Department of WSFP.  The Wisconsin State Fair Park Police Department provides uniformed patrol of the Fair Park 365 days a year. Our authorized staff consists of 115 sworn officers and also has a number of specialized units that include; Mounted, Bicycle, Dignitary Protection and Major Incident Response Team (MIRT). These specialized units enhance and support our Uniform Patrol Division during the Wisconsin State Fair and other year-round events. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Knowledge of department operations, rules, regulations, policies and procedures as they are associated with this position Knowledge of provisions, procedures, sources and elements of WSFP Administrative Code and State and Federal law related to duties and responsibilities Knowledge of concepts, procedures and techniques related to interviewing, interrogations, investigations, confessions, evidence preservation, search and seizure, defense and arrest tactics and use of force Ability to protect oneself and others by having a full range of movement, physical strength, endurance and fitness to apprehend and control a subject Ability and skill to communicate in English, both orally and in writing, in a clear manner using appropriate grammar and spelling Ability to run, climb, grab, pull, lift, bend and exert oneself in a spontaneous or normal situation and function for extended periods of time without breaks or requiring special needs Ability and skill to operate a motor vehicle under normal and adverse conditions while maintaining the ability to communicate and activate the equipment in the vehicle Ability to make quick decisions, accurate observations, use sound judgment, and maintain a professional demeanor under ordinary (normal) and stressful situations Ability to recall details, copy written and oral information and apply instructions with a high degree of accuracy Ability to read and comprehend legal and non-legal material written in English Ability to maintain a proficient level of competency with the officer’s hand gun QUALIFICATIONS Must be at least 21 years of age Must be a citizen of the United States of America Must be a resident of the State of Wisconsin as defined in § 6.10(1) at the time of application and throughout employment with WSFP Education: At the time of application, the applicant must meet the following requirements: a) Earned an associate degree or obtained at least 60 college credits, and b) Currently certified as a police officer by the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board or is currently certified as a police officer out-of-state and is eligible for certification in Wisconsin. *Note - Law enforcement officers who were first employed before February 1, 1993 are exempt (grandfathered) from the college credit requirement. No felony or domestic violence convictions at the time of application Vision 20/40 corrected Physical fitness to be able to perform job successfully Possession of a valid driver’s license at time of appointment Must serve a probationary period of one year SPECIAL NOTES Candidate must be available to work during the annual Wisconsin State Fair; for 2023 these dates are August 3 – 13, 2023. Prior to appointment to this position, the candidate will be subject to a comprehensive Police criminal background check, drug screening, medical examination and psychological screening if not previously completed with a surrounding State of Wisconsin law enforcement agency. All state employees must report their COVID vaccination status, whether vaccinated or not and provide supporting documentation if vaccinated. Newly hired employees will be required to submit this information within their first two weeks of employment. The State of Wisconsin continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols for COVID. Please visit Division of Personnel Management Coronavirus - COVID-19 ( for the most up-to-date information. Guidance may be subject to change.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on 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
  • 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
  • Psychological Examination
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
Denise Meyer
Application Contact Title
Admin Assistant
Application Contact Agency
WI State Fair Park Police Deparment
Application Contact Address

640 S 84th St
West Allis, WI 53214-1438
United States

Application Contact Phone
(414) 266-7034
Application Contact Email

Apply By:

Application Deadline


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