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Police Officer

Plover Police Department
Plover, WI
$63,386 - $79,255 a year - Full-time
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Location

Plover, WI

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • 457(b)
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Military leave

Full job description

We are seeking dedicated individuals to join our team as a Police Officer. As a Police Officer, you will play a crucial role in maintaining law and order, protecting the community, and ensuring public safety. This is a challenging yet rewarding position that requires strong leadership skills, attention to detail, and the ability to handle high-pressure situations.

You will perform general police functions including patrol, criminal law enforcement, traffic code enforcement, ordinance enforcement, maintaining public peace, protecting life and property, problem-solving, and working with the community to address community needs.

Experienced Officer Program: Eligible for shortened probationary period, higher starting wage and additional vacation.

  • 2-2-3 rotation, 12 hour shifts resulting in every other Friday-Sunday Off.
  • Ability to reach top hourly wage after 2 years or less.
  • 3% pay increase every year for the next two years.
  • Uniforms 100% paid for by Agency.
  • 88 hours vacation + 106 additional hours of benefit time per year.

Sick leave accrual paid out at retirement.

Additional pay for 9.5 Holidays regardless whether scheduled to work or not.

Other State and Military Law Enforcement eligible for the Wisconsin reciprocity exam encouraged also to apply.

WISCONSIN’S LAW ENFORCEMENT RECIPROCITY EXAMINATION Eligibility Requirements The Board considers waivers of preparatory training for law enforcement and tribal law enforcement applicants who meet the following eligibility requirements:

1. Applicants must meet the minimum employment requirements for law enforcement and tribal law enforcement officers set forth in Wisconsin Administrative Code Chapter LES 2.

2. Applicants must have completed preparatory law enforcement officer training in another state (or with the military or federal government) that is similar to Wisconsin’s preparatory law enforcement officer training academy.

3. Applicants must hold or have held employment as a certified or licensed law enforcement or tribal law enforcement officer in another state, or hold or have military veteran status in a Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) as a law enforcement officer (Military Police/Security Forces/Master of Arms), full‐time for a minimum of one (1) year fully empowered and paid for all hours worked, and left law enforcement or tribal law enforcement officer employment voluntarily with a good record and been out of that employment for less than three (3) years.

Verbal Communication, Informing Others, Listening, Action Oriented, Command Skills, Integrity and Trust, Attendance, Dependability, Emotional Control, Handles Pressure, Decision Making

Notes:

  • Written Assessments
  • Functional Capacity Test
  • Oral Interviews
  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Psychological Examinations
  • Vision Examination

Other Notes

  • Letter of Interest AND resume must be submitted to complete application process.

Application Question(s):

  • Must answer Yes or No: Have you graduated from a law enforcement recruit academy or currently enrolled in one?

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Required)
  • Night Shift (Required)
  • Overnight Shift (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Within three months after completion of probation, must reside in Portage Co, or within 20 miles of Plover jurisdictional boundary.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $63,386.00 - $79,255.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 457(b)
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Military leave
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Uniform allowance

Schedule:

  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Rotating shift
  • Rotating weekends

Application Question(s):

  • • Must answer Yes or No: Have you graduated from a law enforcement recruit academy or currently enrolled in one?

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Plover, WI: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person