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Police Department Management/Other Sworn

Columbus Police Dept

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

Sergeant: Perform all duties of a regular uniformed patrol officer, with first level supervisor responsibilities. Serve as shift supervisor and coordinate shift activities. Other projects as assigned by the Chief or Lieutenants. This is a union position and eligible for overtime.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • 3 floating personnel 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
  • Previous experience
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • U.S. citizen
  • Vision correctable to 20/20
Other Qualifications
  • Minimum 2 years experience as full time sworn police officer in Wisconsin.
  • Two year requirement may be met with 18 months full time law enforcement experience in Wisconsin AND minimum of 6 months full time military experience.
  • Must be certified Wisconsin law enforcement officer.

Education Requirements:

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


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
  • Psychological Examination
  • Residency Required
  • Vision Examination
  • Written Exam
Other Notes
  • 1 year probationary period
  • Must reside within 30 miles of the City of Columbus within 6 months completion of probationary period.
  • Complete essay questions on DJLE330
  • Applications preferred in digital format to
  • Columbus is a city of 5200 residents in Columbia County
  • Department consists of 10 full time sworn staff and 2 full time civilian staff providing 24/7 coverage.
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
Pamela Fredrick
Application Contact Title
Human Resources Administrator
Application Contact Agency
City of Columbus
Application Contact Address

105 N. Dickason Blvd
Columbus, WI 53925
United States

Application Contact Phone
(920) 623-5900
Application Contact Fax
(920) 623-5901
Application Contact Email

Apply By:

Application Deadline


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