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Police Officer

Oconto City Police Dept

Agency City
Oconto
,
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

Perform typical patrol responsibilities for a community of approximately 5,000 residents. Enforce local ordinances, traffic laws, and state statutes. Investigate complaints of suspicious and criminal activity. Gather information, statements, and collect evidence. Issue warnings, citations, and make arrests as appropriate. Complete clear and concise incident reports. Testify in court. Attend regular training and meetings. Participate in community enrichment events. Work independently and as a team with minimal direct supervision.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

**LATERAL TRANSFERS FOR PAY/VACATION WILL BE CONSIDERED UP TO THE CONTRACTUAL EQUIVALENT OF AN 8-YEAR OFFICER. NEGOTIABLE UPON JOB OFFER**

Salary:

Salary Minimum
$31.20
-
Salary Maximum
$31.55
per
Salary Type
Hour
Dependent on Qualifications

Benefits:

Benefits
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Longevity Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • Insurance Opt-Out up to $4,800 annually
  • Flexible Spending Account for Medical and/or Daycare Costs
  • Compensatory Time Off
  • $600 Uniform Allowance Annually (Initial Uniform/Equipment Furnished by Agency)
  • AFLAC Supplemental Insurance Coverage
  • $1/hour Pay Raise July 1, 2024 per Contract
  • Paid Training Opportunities
Number of Paid Holidays
10

Qualifications:

Qualifications
  • 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
    21
  • Ability to keyboard/type words per minute:
    Ability to keyboard/type words per minute
    60

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
60 college credits / Associate's degree
Additional Education Information
Candidates must be eligible for WLESB certification by hire date. Oconto Police Department does not sponsor academy recruits.

Notes:

Notes
  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Kassie Dufek
Application Contact Title
Interim Chief of Police
Application Contact Agency
Oconto Police Department
Application Contact Address

1210 Main St
Oconto, WI 54153
United States

Phone
Application Contact Phone
(920) 834-7700
Email
Application Contact Email
policechief@cityofocontowi.gov

Apply By:

Application Deadline

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