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Police Officer

Delavan Police Dept

Agency City
City of Delavan
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

Police Officer Dept/Div: Police Department FLSA Status: Non-Exempt General Definition of Work Performs intermediate protective service work enforcing laws, investigating criminal activity, ensuring safety of public, collecting evidence, testifying in court, maintaining files and records, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Lieutenant. Qualification Requirements To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential Functions On an assigned shift, operates patrol vehicle or walks to observe for violations of traffic laws, suspicious activities or persons, and disturbances of law and order. Interviews victims and witnesses to obtain additional information regarding crime, accident, violation, etc. Investigates crimes; collects evidence; conducts searches. Responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints; serves warrants, summons, etc.; completes arrest records; investigates licenses. Makes arrests and testifies in court; prepares incident and various special reports. Enforces traffic laws; investigates accidents; issues traffic citations. Provides police escorts, directs traffic; performs residential and commercial security checks. May be assigned to investigations related to gangs, drugs, worthless check crimes, administration of computer TRACS program installation and maintenance, fire arms training, property/evidence room management, school resource officer, community policing or other technical or special support operation. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Some knowledge of police methods, practices and procedures; some knowledge of the geography of the City and location of important buildings; some knowledge of the rules and regulations of the department; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and to prepare clear reports; ability to deal professionally, courteously and fairly with the public; ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances; skill in the use of firearms and the operation of police vehicles; ability to establish and maintain effective relationship with associates and the general public. Education and Experience Associates/Technical degree with coursework in Criminal Justice, Police Science, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

Based on years of full-time service


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund


  • 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


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Psychological Examination
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
James Berlin
Application Contact Title
Application Contact Agency
Delavan Police Department
Application Contact Address

123 S 2nd St
United States

Application Contact Phone
(262) 728-6311

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Application Deadline


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