Police Officer

Department:

Police Department

Hours:

Full Time and Part Time Police Officer Positions Available

Deadline:

Open until filled

Position Objectives:

The City of Chilton Police Department is seeking highly professional, ethically motivated officers to fill upcoming vacancies in the department.  The City of Chilton Police Department is in the heart of Calumet County serving as the Calumet County seat.  The City of Chilton is just over 4,000 residents and is made up of residential, commercial, and industrial areas.  It is also home to Ascension Calumet Hospital.  The City of Chilton Police Department is WILEAG accredited and offers many opportunities for its officers.  The City of Chilton Police Department is part of the Calumet County SWAT Team, and Drug Task Force.  The Department also offers opportunities such as Investigator, Evidence Technician, Field Training Officer (FTO), and various instructor positions.  The Department encourages and does accept lateral transfers based on years of experience.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

Patrol duties, investigations, enforce laws and ordinances while working with the community to problem solve community problems.
  • Patrols city streets, roads and public places, either at large or in designated area;
  • Checks buildings to ensure that they are in a safe condition and that no forced entries have occurred;
  • Directs traffic and enforces motor vehicle and parking regulations;
  • Investigates automobile accidents, interviews witnesses, gathers information, locates and identifies hit and run vehicles and makes detailed reports;
  • Makes arrests when violations of law and/or city ordinances are observed or when warrants are in existence for known offenders;
  • Investigates suspicious incidents occurring during tour of duty;
  • Issues verbal warnings, written warnings or citations to observed offenders;
  • Operates a police vehicle outfitted with police related equipment;
  • Detect and interviews suspicious persons;
  • Answers calls for service and complaints involving ordinance, misdemeanor and felony violations;
  • Interviews persons with complaints and inquiries and attempts to make proper disposition or direct them to appropriate authorities;
  • Identifies and solves community conflicts and problems;
  • Conducts follow-up investigations when necessary;
  • Operates equipment for detecting intoxicants;
  • Serves as traffic controller at funerals, parades and other special events;
  • Provides assistance and information to citizens and motorists;
  • Reports the need for maintenance or repair of department vehicles and/or equipment, to ensure proper and efficient functioning at all times;
  • Testifies in all court proceedings when required;
  • Investigates and reports hazardous conditions that might constitute a danger to the public;
  • Attends training classes in police methods and related subjects;
  • Is proficient in the use and care of firearms and other weapons used by the department;
  • Maintains records and prepares clear and concise reports;

Minimum Requirements:

  • United States Citizen - Minimum age 18
  • Valid Wisconsin driver's license
  • Associate's Degree in police science or 60 college credits in a law enforcement related field, or an equal amount of law enforcement experience
  • Meet the minimum requirements as set forth by Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board
  • No felony convictions; no domestic abuse convictions
  • Ability to possess a firearm
  • Vision corrected to 20/20
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations.
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems;
  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to perform essential functions of this position.
  • Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment.

More Information:

Submit Resume and Law Enforcement Application (DJ-LE-330) to:
 
City of Chilton Police Department
Attn: Captain Jason Kvalheim
42 School Street
Chilton, WI 53014
Phone: (920) 849-4855
Email: jkvalheim@chiltonwi.gov