Summary of Job
The Verona Police Department has a vacancy in its uniformed patrol staff at the rank of Patrol Officer. This position is assigned to Field Operations, and is responsible for preventative patrol, traffic enforcement, emergency and non-emergency calls for service, and investigations concerning criminal matters. The department is a full service, 24-hour police agency, which embraces community oriented policing and neighborhood problem-solving.
The 2022 salary range is between $56,363.32 and $82,648.21, depending on the successful candidates qualifications. If you are a police officer who is looking for a "lateral transfer" opportunity, preference may be given to candidates who are certified and/or have experience. The collective bargaining agreement between the City and the Wisconsin Professional Police Association provides for a 6 month, 1 year, 3 year, 5 year, and 7 year step increase for those officers with less than 7 years of experience. An educational incentive begins on base salary at 3% for 96 credits, 5% for BA/BS, and 7% for a graduate degree.
Overtime at 1.5 times hourly rate; 12 paid holidays; 1.5 time on holidays worked; six/three work schedule (37.33 average work week); two hour minimum call in; vacation at 48 hours after six months, 96 hours after one year, 136 hours after five years, 176 hours after nine years, 216 hours after fourteen years; 232 hours after nineteen years; sick leave one day per month for a total of 135 days; uniforms and equipment furnished; 95% paid health insurance; retirement; income continuation insurance; dental insurance; group life insurance plan; police professional liability insurance; and longevity of 2% on base salary after 10 years, 3% after fifteen years, and 4% after twenty years.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Preventative patrol, traffic enforcement, emergency and non-emergency calls for service, and investigations containing criminal matters.
United States citizen; 18 years of age; high school graduate or the equivalent; possess a valid Wisconsin driver's license; binocular vision correctable to 20/20; no color blindness; no criminal record which substantially relates to the work of a police officer; good physical and mental health; weight reasonably related to height; and 60 fully accredited college credits. Additionally, must possess the skills, knowledge and abilities to perform the essential functions of a law enforcement officer, use of standard police equipment, perform all police use-of-force techniques and verbal and written communications.
The selection process includes, but is not limited to; written examinations, oral interviews, strength and agility tests, assessment center, medical examinations, character investigations, psychological examination and drug testing. A probationary period of 18 months is required.
Business Office Manager Nilles at 608-845-0924. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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