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Police Officer

Menasha Police Dept

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

**effective 1-1-2024, an additional 2% increase per current bargaining agreement. ** The duties of a Patrol Officer will include: performing security patrol, traffic control, investigation, render first-aid, detect and prevent criminal acts and arrest persons involved in crimes or misconduct. The Patrol Officer uses independent judgement within the guidelines established by the policies and procedures of the department in deciding courses of action to handle difficult and emergency situations without assistance.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

Lateral Entry The City shall be allowed to hire certified Officers who have worked for other Police Departments and establish that Officer within the salary structure. Such placement shall be totally within the discretion of the Chief or his/her designee. Promotional opportunities for any person so placed shall be within the complete discretion of the Chief or his/her designee. Lateral entry Officers can be placed in the current vacation schedule by the Chief or his/her designee based on their prior experience not to exceed the allowance provided to members under the current vacation schedule. . All other fringe benefits, seniority based selection opportunities, as well as probationary status shall not be affected by such lateral transfer. The minimum years of service to qualify for a lateral entry shall be five years as a full-time certified Officer in Wisconsin or another state. Military service shall not be included.


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
Other Benefits
  • Fitness Incentive - annually
  • 5-3,5-3,5-2 work schedule (1984 hours annually) 8 hour 20 min shifts
  • Community Volunteerism incentive
  • Wellness program
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
Additional Education Information
Educational Incentive Program

Any such officer who receives or holds a degree from an accredited college or university and presents such certification to the Chief of Police and has attained Step IV shall receive the following monthly compensation not to be pyramided:

Bachelor’s Degree $100.00
Master’s Degree $125.00
Doctorate $150.00
Associate (if hired before 1/1/1996) $75.00


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
  • Psychological Examination
  • Residency Required
  • Vision Examination
  • Written Exam
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
Angie Hanchek
Application Contact Title
Deputy Chief
Application Contact Agency
Menasha Police Department
Application Contact Address

430 First St
Menasha, WI 54952
United States

Application Contact Phone
(920) 967-3500 3502
Application Contact Fax
(920) 967-5145
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline


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