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Police Officer

Nekoosa Police Dept

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

Respond to calls for service, assist the public, enforce traffic laws, investigate traffic crashes, conduct investigations, enforce laws and ordinances, prepare reports, forms and other documents as required, testify in criminal and municipal court proceedings.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

At the City’s sole discretion, the lateral entry officer may be eligible for a probationary pay exemption with vacation and sick leave accrual commensurate up to the officer’s prior full-time experience not to exceed the current vacation and sick leave schedule. Lateral entry officers shall be subject to the probationary period and seniority provisions.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications
Dependent On Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Longevity Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • City contribution to Health Savings Account
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

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
Other Notes
  • 30-mile residency requirement
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Shawn Woods
Application Contact Title
Police Chief
Application Contact Agency
Nekoosa Police Department
Application Contact Address

951 Market Street
Nekoosa, WI 54457
United States

Application Contact Phone
(715) 886-7891
Application Contact Email

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
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