Minimum qualifications include:
- Twenty-one years of age and United States citizen. High School Diploma.
- Associate degree or minimum of 60 college credits, in the following areas: Police Science / Protective Services, Criminal Justice, or related field. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- Certification or eligible for certification by the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board (completed WI Law Enforcement recruit training).
- No felony, extensive misdemeanor, or domestic abuse convictions.
- Ability to possess a firearm.
- Valid Wisconsin driver’s license with good driving record.
Preventive patrol, traffic enforcement, investigations, enforce local and state laws, court duties, civil process and any other duties assigned by the Sheriff. Requires specialized law enforcement training and/or certification in subjects including: standardized field sobriety testing, radar operation, intoximeter, evidence collection, investigations, and training and experience in problem-oriented and community policing models is desirable. Relevant experience as a law enforcement officer in a county, municipality or state law enforcement agency is also required. Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays.