Police Officer

Position:        Police Officer (To establish an eligibility list for future vacancies.)

Department:   Police Department

Description of Duties:   The purpose of the Police Officer is to provide residents and visitors of the City of Marshfield with the highest level of protection and service through the enforcement of municipal, state and federal law.  Duties include:

 1)    Patrols the City in search of violations, protects property against theft or loss and responds to calls for   
        service
2)    Investigates complaints, accidents and thefts; Interviews victims, suspects and witnesses.
3)    Completes reports; compiles factual data, evidence and interviews.
4)    Appears and testifies in court.
5)    Interacts with the public through presentations, programs, and self-initiated enforcement activities.
6)    Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: U.S citizen; Minimum age-18; Valid driver’s license; No felony or domestic abuse convictions; must be certifiable by the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standard Board and have a minimum of 60 college credits prior to offer to hire; ability to pass all tests including; written, scenario based, physical, psychological, and a thorough background investigation.

Compensation:  Starting wage- $49,667 per year with step increases to $61,133 (2017 Rates) after 3 years plus excellent benefits. Potential lateral transfer incentives for candidates with full time law enforcement experience.

Benefits:  Click here for benefit summary  

Deadline:  Ongoing

Application Instructions:  Please submit resume, City of Marshfield Application, Supplemental Questionnaire, and Veterans Preference Supplement.  The Wisconsin Department of Justice DJ-LE-330 will be accepted.   Apply at http://ci.marshfield.wi.us or contact HR Office, City of Marshfield, 630 S. Central Ave., 7th floor, PO Box 727, Marshfield, WI 54449-0727. Phone: (715) 387-6597; e-mail hr@ci.marshfield.wi.us   Equal Opportunity Employer.

Residency:  Must be a resident within the fifteen straight-line miles from the nearest City of Marshfield boundary line within 60 days following the completion of a one year probationary period.  

Union:   Wisconsin Professional Police Association

Notification and Testing Date:  Please note that applicants who list an e-mail address will be contacted via e-mail.  Please check your e-mail on a regular basis.