SUMMARY: Protect life and property through enforcement of
laws. Directed supervision is received from a Sergeant. Assigned duties are
performed in accordance with state statutes and department policy and procedure.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform a wide
variety of duties connected with law enforcement, including, but not limited to
- Patrols streets, highways and other public and private areas to enforce
laws, protect citizens, investigate suspicious circumstances, and
discourage the commission of crimes.
- Responds to calls for service from the public to investigate crimes,
disputes, motor vehicle accidents and disturbances.
- Provides first aid, other assistance and referrals for accident victims
and others requesting or requiring assistance.
- Issue citations, make arrests, conduct interviews, interrogations, and
intervene where appropriate.
- Transmit and receive radio messages, operate squad vehicle and
equipment, dictate and prepare required reports.
- Operate equipment such as firearms, computers, radios, radar,
ATV, boat, motor vehicles, baton, OC spray.
- Maintain security of all persons in their custody.
- Maintain security as assigned in courtrooms and designated public
buildings as directed.
- Read, review and implement practical applications contained or derived
from the Wisconsin State Statutes, Wisconsin Law Enforcement Bulletin,
Wisconsin Law Enforcement Officers Criminal Law Handbook, Sheriff's Office
Policies and Procedures and other manuals as directed.
- Any other duties assigned by the Sheriff
- Assume the duties, responsibilities and authority of the Sergeant in the
QUALIFICATIONS: Must be able to do the following:
- Obtain and retain the knowledge of the principles and practices of law
enforcement and of the laws and ordinances pertinent to local law
- Be able to function effectively under various degrees of stress,
including high stress.
- Be able to use discretion effectively by fair and impartial treatment of
- Be effective in the discharge of all duties under changing environmental
- Develop and use effectively, problem-solving skills in order to mediate
- Maintain composure and control responses to high-risk contacts and
adverse encounters while projecting a professional image.
- Ability to determine and maintain confidentiality.
- Operate motor vehicle safely, while engaged in operating other assigned
equipment and performing other assigned tasks.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High School diploma, 60 college credits, maintain
certifications in firearms, annual in service training, and any other Department
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Good mathematical skills
Must have the ability to evaluate situations, based on
training and experience, and make good decisions
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Wisconsin Department of Justice - Training & Standard
Bureau certification as a Law Enforcement Officer. Valid Wisconsin driverís