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Police Officer

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus
University Police

Full Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Police Officer
  • Job ID: #17196
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Police Officer

One full-time university staff position is available in University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Police Department, along with one anticipated vacancy in the future, as well as opportunity for multiple part time (UST) positions.  The working title for this assignment is police officer with an official title of police officer.  The full-time vacancy is an expected-to-continue assignment which requires a one-year probationary period.  The expected hourly hiring salary is $22.37/hour; upon completion of the field training program the rate will increase to $26.89/hour, plus night and weekend differentials. The part time position expected hourly wage will be based on qualifications and experience. Please indicate interest in full-time/part time preference in letter of application.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: U.S. citizen; Driver’s license with good driving record; Good physical condition; Minimum 60 college credits; Ability to possess a firearm; No felony convictions; Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness; Good verbal and written communication skills; React quickly and effectively to stressful situations; Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously; Ability to use standard law enforcement equipment; Knowledge of laws, statutes and investigative techniques; Ability to observe and accurately recall facts and details; Ability to keyboard and skill in operating computer systems; Ability to perform essential functions of law enforcement; Able to work a variety of shifts including, nights, weekends, and holidays. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Eligibility for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification; Associate or bachelor’s degree.

DUTIES: Enforce laws and administrative statutes; Investigate complaints, crimes, and take appropriate enforcement action; Initiate crime prevention measures to ensure the safety and protection of persons and property; Administer emergency procedures including first aid; Performance is guided by departmental policies and procedures, university policies and procedures, Wisconsin statutes and administrative code; This position has full statutory arrest authority.

THE UNIT: The University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Police Department consists of a Chief, Lieutenant, two Sergeants, Detective, six full time and four part time police officers, and a number of students in our office and student Community Service Officers.
https://www.uwec.edu/police/

We are committed to providing quality law enforcement services to students, faculty, staff and visitors. We are proud of our long tradition of working in partnership with members of our on and off-campus community and by joining together with federal, state, county and local law enforcement agencies to understand and address the challenges we face.

Our Mission is to provide and maintain a level of excellence in law enforcement through training, education and ethical discipline. We strive to provide a friendly atmosphere in which all individuals on campus can feel safe and secure.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400

faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/why-uwec/ .

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "Username" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Police Officer position (Job ID # 17196) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references

Please direct requests for additional information to:

Sergeant Amanda Carrier

UW-Eau Claire Police

119 Crest Wellness Center
Eau Claire, WI 54701

Phone: 715-836-2222

carrieam@uwec.edu

To ensure consideration for the full time process, completed applications must be received by June 4th, 2021.  However, screening may continue until position is filled. Recruitment for the part time position will be continuous. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime.  Visit Campus Security and Fire Report  (https://www.uwec.edu/files/8/annual-security-report.pdf) .  Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy (https://www.uwec.edu/files/787/CleryCompliancePolicy.pdf).

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing

diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings will change in November 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.