Chippewa County is accepting applications for a Patrol Officer position within the Sheriff’s Department. The job duties of a Patrol Officer include but are not limited to act as the official representative of the office of the Sheriff and accomplish the goals of the patrol division by detecting and preventing potential criminal activity through residential/business and building patrols; enforcing traffic laws for the purpose of reducing property damage, personal injury or death resulting from traffic crashes and by using good relations with the public, promote community, government and police partnerships to address the causes of crime, fear of crime, and other community issues.
Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or GED equivalent required. Law Enforcement Standards Board Certified, certifiable, or possess an equivalent out of state certification at time of hire (must complete WI Certification upon hire). (720 hours basic recruit training completed). Must possess a minimum of 60 college credits from an accredited college as defined by the U.S. Department of Education if employed in law enforcement after 1993. Prior Law Enforcement experience desired. A valid driver’s license required. Visit www.co.chippewa.wi.us to view the full position description and other job requirements.
Wage: $26.20 – $30.07 per hour depending on qualifications plus an excellent fringe benefit package. Position may be eligible for an annual step increase.
Benefits: Health insurance offered through AmeriBen (Anthem BluePreferred Network) is a high deductible plan ($2,000 for an individual and $4,000 for a family) with monthly premiums of $72.91 per month for an individual and $184.47 per month for a family plan. Wisconsin Retirement System pension! Dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending, critical illness, accident insurance and disability insurance offered. Generous PTO program of 6.16 hours of PTO earned bi-weekly. For more information on Chippewa County’s benefits visit our website at https://www.co.chippewa.wi.us/government/administration/human-resources-division/employee-benefits.
Applications will only be accepted through the online application process at www.co.chippewa.wi.us under Career Opportunities. Applications must be submitted electronically by Tuesday, August 16th 2022 at 4:30 PM. Application materials received after that date and time will not be considered. EOE.
Deadline Note: Applications will only be accepted through the online application process at www.co.chippewa.wi.us under Career Opportunities. Applications must be submitted electronically by Tuesday, August 16th 2022 at 4:30 PM. Application materials received after that date and time will not be considered. EOE.