Community Service Officer
West Allis Police Dept
Start your law enforcement career with the West Allis Police Department. Earn a great wage while you get hands on experience in the law enforcement field. Internship credits can be applied to this work opportunity (with college or university approval). This will be an ongoing hiring process with the next process steps starting in mid December. Apply now!
Reason for Announcement:
• Performs a variety of clerical and administrative duties in support of sworn personnel • Staffs and monitors the front complaint desk • Takes walk-in complaints • Receives, documents, resolves and responds to low priority calls related to abandoned vehicle complaints, animal complaints, found property complaints, and other complaints not requiring the response of a law enforcement officer • Performs routine vehicle patrol conducting business checks, reporting observed offenses, etc. • Assists sworn personnel with crash and crime scenes • Utilizes portable and squad radios • Provides traffic direction and control for accidents, disabled vehicles and road hazards • Enforces City ordinances and parking regulations and issues citations accordingly • Provides security for events including parades, National Night Out, others, etc. • Assists with booking and monitoring cell block detainees • Testifies in court • Fingerprints citizens and applicants • Operates office computer/applicable software systems to gather information, write incident reports and document activities • Assists maintenance and mechanics with supply runs • Delivers and gathers supplies and equipment to and from surrounding agencies and companies
- practical experience while pursuing post-secondary education in law enforcement. A Community Service Officer (CSO) may be afforded an opportunity to transition to a sworn officer position with our law enforcement agency..
- Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
- Ability to perform essential functions of this position
- Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment
- 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
- Minimum Age:
- Enrolled in a Criminal Justice, Police Science or other law enforcement related degree program at an accredited college or university. (If you are not sure if you degree program relates please contact department.)
- Candidates must be actively pursuing a career as a sworn law enforcement officer; continued employment is contingent upon maintaining these requirements.
- Candidates have up to 1 year post completion of degree program to be hired as an officer or complete employment.
- Background Check
- Drug Screening
- Medical Examination
- Oral Interviews
- Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
- Psychological Examination
- State of WI Physical Readiness Test Standards Used (Exit for all tests with the exception of pushups, entrance for pushups)
11301 W Lincoln Ave
West Allis, WI 53227