Police Officer

The City of Waupun is consistently ranked in the top 20 safest cities in Wisconsin. The Waupun Police Department offers quality equipment, training and career growth opportunities. We have updated facilities including an indoor firearms range and a newly constructed outdoor firearms range. If you are a motivated individual seeking a career opportunity in law enforcement, come and join our growing team and community.

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to

Fill vacancy

Establish eligibility list

Type of Opening



Position Responsibilities

The duties are to protect, regulate and serve the citizens of the community as they go about their daily activates. The patrol officer must be able to perform these duties without the benefit of immediate supervision. The individual is required to gamer a complete knowledge of department policies, procedures and job method relating to his/her work assignment. The patrol officer must exhibit a great amount of discretion and a working knowledge of criminal law, city ordinances and department policies when dealing with the citizens of the community.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

Full time years of service considered for wages and vacation.


Salary Minimum

Salary Maximum
$38.16 per

Salary Type

Dependent on Qualifications



  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Education Incentive Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
  • Number of Paid Holidays: 11

Other Benefits

  • short and long term disabilities



  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to perform essential functions of this position
  • Ability to possess a firearm
  • Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment
  • Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Clear and concise speech
  • Driver’s license
  • Good driving record
  • Good physical condition
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems
  • No domestic abuse convictions
  • No felony convictions
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • U.S. citizen
  • Vision correctable to 20/20
  • Minimum Age: Minimum Age20

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements

High school diploma

60 college credits / Associate’s degree



  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Psychological Examination
  • Vision Examination

Affirmative Action (AA)

American Disability Act (ADA)

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

How to Apply:

  1. Click on the following link to the WILENET website to access the employment application: DJ-LE-330
  2. Complete the fillable document.
  3. Print and sign the application.
  4. Submit the application (applications can be emailed, mailed, faxed or dropped off at the Police Department), your typed responses to Section 6, items A, B, and C from the DJ-LE-330 application and a copy of your resume to:
    Lt. Brad Brzezinski at:  brad.brzezinski@waupunpd.org  or FAX: 920-324-7902

Additional application information is available, visit the WILENET website.

The Waupun Police Department no longer requires applicants to be eligible for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification and is willing to sponsor motivated individuals who meets the other requirements.  Applicants meeting the minimum qualification standards may be required to successfully complete the following steps:

  • Interview with Police Supervisors
  • Interview with Police Chief
  • Interview with Police and Fire Commission
  • Background Investigation
  • Psychological Examination
  • Physical Examination

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