City of Kenosha
625 52nd Street
Kenosha, WI 53140
Salary: $55,812 - $69,312
Sworn Officers: 206
Application Deadline: 12/11/16
CITY OF KENOSHA
invites applications for the position of:
Police Officer (4-2) 2017
$4,651.00 - $5,776.00 Monthly
$55,812.00 - $69,312.00 Annually
POSTING CLOSES ON:
12/11/2016 at 4:30 PM
WRITTEN EXAM DATES ARE:
1/4/2017, 1/5/2017, 1/6/2017 & 1/7/2017
This recruitment is open to all qualified applicants meeting the minimum qualifications. Police Officer recruitments are conducted approximately every eighteen months. This recruitment will establish an eligibility list of qualified candidates. In order to be admitted to the academy, candidates must pass aPhysical Readiness Test administered by academy staff. (Click on link for details of the Physical Readiness Test.)
This position is represented by Kenosha Professional Police Association and is covered by a fair share agreement.
Appointed incumbents are on probation for 352 days worked and may be removed without cause and without any right of appeal. Incumbents hired must comply with all departmental policies and procedures.
Within one month after the completion of the 352 working day probationary period, applicants must reside within Kenosha County, Racine County (except the Town of Waterford; however the Village of Waterford is acceptable), Franklin, Oak Creek, South Milwaukee or Lake County, IL. The incumbent of this position is required to maintain such residency during the term of employment.
The recruitment process consists of the following steps:
Applicant's must complete and pass each step in order to make it to the eligibility list. The eligibility list will be developed based on the composite score of applicants who successfully pass the written exam and an oral panel interview. When a police officer vacancy occurs, Human Resources will provide applicants to the Police Chief from the eligibility list for a final
interview. The applicants presented to the Police Chief are among the top ten (10) scoring and qualified candidates on the eligibility list for the first vacancy. For each additional vacancy, the Police Chief will receive up to five (5) names from the next highest scoring and qualified candidates. The Police Chief will use the eligibility list to fill vacancies for the next eighteen (18) months or until ten or fewer candidates remain on the list. The list may be extended by the Police & Fire Commission up to an additional 6 months.
Applications must be complete, thorough and submitted online. Paper applications will not be accepted.A copy of your high school diploma or GED, birth certificate, DD-214 and Proof of Disability (if claiming Veteran's Preference Points), along with other required forms must be attached and submitted with your application in the attachment section of the application. Be sure to select the attachment type of "Birth Certificate or Equivalent" and/or "High School Diploma or Equivalent" when submitting your birth certificate and high school diploma or equivalent documentation. You may attach any other materials that you wish to accompany your application. We currently accept attachments with the following extensions: .bmp, .doc, .docx, .gif, .jpeg, .pdf, .png, .tif, .xls, and .xlsx. Attachments that are larger than five (5) megabytes will not be accepted. If your file is larger than five (5) megabytes, you will need to reduce the file size. Candidates submitting incomplete applications, will be rejected and will not be permitted to participate in the examination process.
The Kenosha Police Department is seeking police officers to enforce local and state laws and ordinances, patrol the City in car and on foot, conducts criminal investigate, make arrests, direct traffic, serve process, and perform any and all other duties required for successful job performance and as assigned by a superior officer.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
(NOTE: The duties listed above are intended as illustrations of the various types of work performed by persons in positions covered by this classification specification. This list is not all inclusive. The omission of a particular job duty does not mean that the duty is not one of the essential functions of the position. Management reserves the right to assign employees in this classification to duties not listed above, if the duties are fairly within the scope of responsibilities applicable to the level of work performed by employees in positions covered by this classification specification. This classification specification does not create an employment contract between the City and the employee and is subject to change by the City as the needs of the City and the department change over time.)
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
Applications must be received no later than 4:30 PM Central Standard Time (CST) the date of the job closing.
POLICE OFFICER (4-2) 2017
OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
625 - 52nd Street
Kenosha, WI 53140
Phone: (262) 653-4130
Fax: (262) 653-4127
OUR OFFICE HOURS:
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday - Friday
An Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D
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