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Police Chief

Fitchburg Police Dept

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

The City of Fitchburg is pleased to announce the recruitment and selection process for our Police Chief. Fitchburg seeks a collaborative, customer-focused and visionary leader to manage and administer the operations, functions, and activities of the Fitchburg Police Department. The City of Fitchburg is extremely diverse. The ideal candidate will foster an environment that promotes and celebrates diversity, equity and inclusion. We invite you to view our Police Chief brochure for background information on the City, the Department, as well as the desired qualifications for this position.


Salary Minimum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Longevity Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • Onsite Fitness Center


  • 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 felony convictions
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • Supervisory/Management Experience
  • Vision correctable to 20/20

Education Requirements:

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


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

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Sarah Olson
Application Contact Title
HR Manager
Application Contact Agency
City of Fitchburg
Application Contact Address

5520 Lacy Rd.
Fitchburg, WI 53711
United States

Application Contact Phone
(608) 270-4211
Application Contact Email

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
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