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Police Chief

Mellen Police Dept

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Establish eligibility list
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

The City of Mellen Police Department provides law enforcement services to the City of Mellen. As a municipality of Ashland County, the Mellen Police Department dispatches through the Ashland County Sheriff's Department. The Police Chief is appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Mellen City Council. The Police Chief ensures all statutes and local ordinances are enforced. The Police Chief will directly supervise the department and it's Officers. The ideal candidate will have a strong sense of community policing. The successful candidate will be required to become certified as an EMR or EMT after hiring.


Salary Minimum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • Stipend in lieu of Health Insurance
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
  • Previous experience
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • Supervisory/Management Experience
  • 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)

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Larry Koivisto
Application Contact Title
Police Chief
Application Contact Agency
Mellen Police Department
Application Contact Address

102 E. Bennett Ave.
Mellen, WI 54546
United States

Application Contact Phone
(715) 274-5141
Application Contact Email

Apply By:

Application Deadline


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