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Police Officer

Columbus 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 Columbus is located in Columbia County. Duties include all job responsibilities of a uniformed patrol officer. These include responding to calls for service, investigations, reports, arrests, traffic enforcement, testifying in court, handling evidence, any/all other duties as assigned, etc.


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 additional floating personnel holidays (12 total 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
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • U.S. citizen
  • Vision correctable to 20/20
Other Qualifications
  • Must have completed or are enrolled in Wisconsin basic recruit academy.

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, which equates to 18 months from start date..
Affirmative Action (AA)
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

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 Email

Apply By:

Application Deadline


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