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Police Officer

Osceola Village Police Dept

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

The Village of Osceola Police Officer position is responsible for performing a variety of tasks associated with police patrol, public relations, criminal and municipal law enforcement, the maintenance of order, public protection and safety, and other basic police services. Duties exist in the areas of traffic monitoring, control, and enforcement; motor vehicle crash investigation; patrol, observation, and inspection; responding to routine and emergency requests for police assistance; the investigation and reporting of law violations; other similar functions.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

The Village of Osceola is seeking experienced police officers for an expedited lateral entry hiring process. Candidates with at least two (2) years of full-time experience as a certified law enforcement officer are eligible to participate. Lateral entry candidates will begin the hiring process immediately upon receipt of their application and will experience an expedited process with the intent of beginning employment within weeks rather than months in a traditional process. The lateral entry program provides accelerated salary and vacation incentives for qualified candidates.


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
  • No domestic abuse convictions
  • No felony convictions
  • Vision correctable to 20/20
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age
Other Qualifications
  • Successful applicants must have a maximum of 45 minutes response time within 6 months of employment.

Education Requirements:

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


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

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Andrew Bach
Application Contact Title
Interim Police Chief
Application Contact Agency
Village of Osceola
Application Contact Address

310 Chieftain Street
P.O. Box 217
Osceola, WI 54020
United States

Application Contact Phone
(715) 294-3628
Application Contact Fax
(715) 294-2862
Application Contact Email

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
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