Patrol Deputy
St. Croix County, WI - Hudson, WI

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Minimum age of 21, valid driver’s license, good driving record, good physical condition, eligibility for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standard Board Certification; 60 college credits, ability to possess firearms, no felony convictions, no domestic abuse convictions. A competitive wage and excellent fringe benefit package is offered. AA/EOE


To Be Considered

For application and testing for this position, go to the website and follow the instructions. The required application and test must be completed and passed no later than April 22, 2013. There is a fee to take an examination. For local applicants, testing will be at WITC Rice Lake on April 20th at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Other testing dates and locations are provided at the link above.

Qualified candidates will be notified by e-mail upon invitation to participate in an onsite physical test and interivew process within a few weeks of the application/testing period closing.

Please direct questions to Colleen Krohn, HR Generalist for St. Croix County at 715.381.4310 or e-mail at .

Examples of Duties:

General Definition of Work
Performs protective service work enforcing laws, patrolling assigned area, investigating criminal activity, serving civil papers, ensuring public safety, testifying in court, maintaining records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Field Services Captain.

Essential Functions
On an assigned shift, operates a patrol vehicle observing traffic law violations, suspicious activities or persons, and law and order disturbances; responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints.

Serves warrants, summons, subpoenas, and civil process papers as needed; and makes arrests, forcibly if necessary, using handcuffs and other restraints.

Enforces traffic laws; issues traffic citations; performs radar enforcement, traffic control, motorist assists, etc.

Assists other law enforcement officers and agencies on various tasks.

Operates computer to perform background checks, criminal histories, missing persons checks, etc.

Assists with criminal investigations by preserving, recording and presenting evidence; interviews victims and witnesses; testifies in court.Prepares and maintains various records and files and prepares reports.

May perform special tasks and duties as qualified and assigned.

Typical Qualifications:

Qualification Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
General knowledge of law enforcement methods, practices and procedures; general knowledge of the County geography and location of important buildings; general knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Sheriff's Office; skill in the use of
firearms, chemical agents, weapons of defense and the operation of a motor vehicle; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and to prepare clear comprehensive reports; ability to deal courteously, firmly and tactfully with the
public under stressful situations; ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
with associates.

Education and Experience
60 College credits or an Associates/Technical degree in criminal justice, law enforcement, or related field.

Physical Requirements
This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of over 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger,
handle or feel and repetitive motions, frequently requires walking, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires standing, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and tasting or
smelling; work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception, night vision and peripheral vision; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word
and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make
fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, using of measuring devices, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work
regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts and occasionally requires working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or
caustic chemicals, exposure to the risk of electrical shock, working with explosives, exposure to vibration, wearing a self contained breathing apparatus, exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal
protective equipment and work in or with traffic; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Supplemental Information:

Special Requirements
Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification.
First Aid and CPR/AED Certification, may be obtained within six (6) months of hire.
Intoxilyzer and Sobriety Testing Certification, may be obtained within six (6) months of hire.
Valid driver's license.
County Residency within one Year.

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