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Police Officer

Mc Farland Police Dept

Agency City
Mc Farland
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

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


Position Responsibilities

This sworn, professional position performs a variety of patrol, investigation, traffic regulation, and related law enforcement activities in the interest of maintaining law and order, suppressing crime, and protecting life and property. The work involves the following types of activities: arrest and detention; search and seizure; criminal investigation; evidence collection; patrol operations; traffic and OMVWI enforcement; traffic accident investigation; use of firearms and weapons; first aid/first responder situations; conflict mediation/civil disorder situations; crime prevention and community relations; and court functions. This position may also be assigned to specialist assignments, including school resource officer, K-9 officer, crime prevention, court services, criminal investigations, vehicle and equipment maintenance, and youth services.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

Officers with a minimum of one (1) year of previous law enforcement experience will be considered for the later transfer process. The current Union Contract reads: The Village may consider the hiring of highly qualified applicants. Initial compensation and vacation may be at a higher step than the Start Rate, but that step shall not exceed the applicant’s actual prior years of full-time law enforcement employment. Lateral transfers may also be eligible for a modified Field Training Process that will be determined by the Department upon hire and review of previous experience.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Education Incentive Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Longevity Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
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
  • No domestic abuse convictions
  • No felony convictions
  • U.S. citizen
  • Vision correctable to 20/20
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age

Education Requirements:

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


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • 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
Jeremy Job
Application Contact Title
Application Contact Agency
McFarland Police Department
Application Contact Address

6001 Broadhead St
McFarland, WI 53558
United States

Application Contact Phone
(608) 838-3151
Application Contact Fax
(608) 838-7954
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
Agency Application
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