Police Department Employment Opportunities


The City of Waukesha Board of Police and Fire Commissioners is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer/Recruit. Applicants must be 21 years of age or older, possess valid Wisconsin Driver's License, have no felony convictions, be certified by the State of Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board, or be eligible for certification, or have a minimum of 60 college credits from an accredited university, college or technical school. Applicants who do not meet the minimum age or college credit requirements, at the time of application, must meet the minimum age and college credit requirements within six months of the due date for filing applications. In the event a conditional offer of employment is made prior to the end of the six-month period of time, the applicant must meet the minimum age and college credit requirements in order to accept the offer of employment. Applicants must pass a physical agility test, written examination, oral interviews, thorough background investigation, medical exam including a drug screen and a psychological assessment prior to the time of hiring.

Download the Application packet.
Download a Fillable Application (application only)

Beginning Monday, September 22, 2014 at 8:00am through midnight Friday, October 17, 2014, application packets can be downloaded from the following websites:

City of Waukesha Human Resources Department – Employment Openings:  http://www.ci.waukesha.wi.us/web/guest/empopenings

Application packets are available for pick-up at the Waukesha Police Department during normal lobby hours.  Completed application packets must be returned to the City of Waukesha Police Department in person by midnight on October 17, 2014.  Applications returned by mail must be postmarked no later than midnight October 17, 2014.

Salary: $57,347.16 - $71,011.46 per year

Questions?  Please contact Maureen Elliott, Administrative Assistant, at 262-524-3761 or melliott@ci.waukesha.wi.us.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer