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Police Officer

Appleton Police Dept

Agency City
Appleton
,
Agency State
Wisconsin

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Establish eligibility list
Type of Opening
Full-Time

Responsibilities:

Position Responsibilities

The City of Appleton is accepting applications to fill vacancies and create an eligibility list for the position of Police Officer. This is an entry-level sworn police position responsible for protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Work involves patrolling assigned areas, responding to criminal, suspicious, traffic and unusual situations as directed; investigating activities, gathering evidence, securing areas; protecting victims, the public and property; apprehending violators, completing appropriate paperwork and other related duties as required. Police Officers are also required to perform first responder duties and provide basic emergency medical service. Duties are performed under general supervision of the on-duty lieutenant.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

Lateral Hires: Current officers transferring from other departments may be credited years of service for salary and vacation accruals.

Salary:

Salary Minimum
$32.48
per
Salary Type
Hour
Dependent on Qualifications

Benefits:

Benefits
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • Employees, spouses, and dependents over the age of 2 who are covered on the City's medical plan are eligible to use the employee clinic at NO or LOW cost
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employees in this class are afforded full benefits including medical and dental benefits, retirement, life insurance, long-term disability insurance and paid leave benefits

Qualifications:

Qualifications
  • Ability to perform essential functions of this position
  • Ability to possess a firearm
  • Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment
  • Driver's license
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • No domestic abuse convictions
  • No felony convictions
  • U.S. citizen

Education Requirements:

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

Notes:

Notes
  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Psychological Examination
  • 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
Morgan Shannon
Application Contact Title
Recruitment Assistant
Application Contact Agency
City of Appleton
Application Contact Address

100 N Appleton St
Appleton, WI 54911
United States

Phone
Application Contact Phone
(920) 832-5890
Fax
Application Contact Fax
(920) 832-5845
Email
Application Contact Email
humanresources@appleton.org
Website
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline

Submit:

Application Requirements
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