Position posted by Chippewa County

Created: Dec 3, 2018

Job Title:
Patrol Sergeant
Job Status:
Full Time
Job Category:
Law Enforcement
3-5 Years
Chippewa Falls
Salary Type:
Job ID:
Kathy Zawacki
32 E. Spruce Street, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
None Specified
None Specified

Job Description

Chippewa County is accepting applications for a Patrol Sergeant position within the Sheriff’s Department, Field Services Division.

The job duties of the Patrol Sergeant include but are not limited to acting as a first line management supervisor in directing law enforcement activities and personnel in the Field Services Division of the Office of the Sheriff. These activities include detecting and preventing potential criminal activity through residential and commercial building patrols; investigating complaints of potential criminal activity; enforcing traffic laws for the purpose of reducing property damage, personal injury, or death resulting from traffic crashes; and maintaining good public relations in order to promote community, government and police partnerships to address the cause of crime, fear of crime and other community issues. The Patrol Sergeant also assists the Field Services Lieutenant in the discharge of his or her duties as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:
An Associate Degree in Police Science, or a degree in Criminal Justice, combined with three (3) years of Law Enforcement patrol experience for Chippewa County or an Associate Degree in Police Science, or a degree in Criminal Justice, combined with five (5) years of Law Enforcement experience as a patrol officer from an outside agency is required. Law Enforcement Standards Board Certified, certifiable, or possess an out of state certification at time of hire (must complete WI Certification upon hire). A valid driver's license required. Visit www.co.chippewa.wi.us to view the full position description and other job requirements.

$30.36 - $32.79/hr. depending on qualifications plus an excellent fringe benefit package. Position may be eligible for an annual pay increase based on performance.

Security Health Plan provider options include a high deductible plan ($2,000 for an individual and $4,000 for a family) and a low deductible plan ($500 for an individual and $1,500 for a family) with monthly premiums ranging from $0 per month to $11 for an individual and $0 per month to $30 for a family. Wisconsin Retirement System contributions of 6.55% with a 6.55% company match. Dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending, and disability insurance offered. Generous PTO program of 6.16 hours of PTO earned per pay period (26 pay periods in a year).

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, December 18, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. Application materials received after that date and time will not be considered. EOE

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