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 Recruit Packet 

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 April 10, 2015.  Applications returned by mail must be postmarked no later than midnight April 10, 2015.

Salary: $58,207.24 - $72,076.68 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


Community Service Officer
City of Waukesha Police Department

This is an entry level civilian law enforcement position.  Two (2) openings are scheduled to be filled.  Duties include responding to non-hazardous calls for service throughout City parks, such as parking issues, lost children and enforcing minor City Ordinance violations, traffic control and assisting Patrol Officers with non-hazardous calls.

Required:  High school diploma or GED, possession of a valid Wisconsin Drivers License with excellent driving record, must be 18 years of age at the time of appointment, must be willing to work various hours and days (Friday through Sunday/May 1 – September 20), must be able to successfully operate a mountain bicycle and pass a thorough background check and drug test.

Preferred:  Bilingual in English/Spanish, currently enrolled in a college level criminal justice program or other applicable course of study, First Aid/CPR certification.

Pay:  $15.00 per hour.

Applicants MUST complete an Employment Application and Authorization For Release of Information form. Apply to the Human Resources Department, Room 205, Waukesha City Hall, 201 Delafield St., Waukesha, WI  53188 by 4 p.m., March 30, 2015.


An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer