Green Bay Police Department

Patrol Officer

We are accepting applications for the

Patrol Officer positions.

Go here to apply: Green Bay Government Jobs The application process will remain open and we will be testing quarterly, contact us for the first test dates for the year.

Job Description:

1) Patrols assigned zone performing building checks, watching for suspicious situations, enforcing violations and acting as deterrent to criminal/unlawful activity. Watches for specific areas of concern.
2) Observes traffic and enforces violations.
3) Performs investigations of crimes and accidents including burglary, theft, vandalism, traffic accidents, etc. and takes appropriate action.
4) Prepares all necessary reports related to patrol, traffic enforcement, investigations, disturbances, etc.
5) Responds to public and domestic complaints taking appropriate action including acting as mediator, subduing/apprehending suspect, issuing citations, etc.
6) Answers phones. Responds to walk-in complaints.
7) Attends roll call.
8) Makes public presentations.
9) Issues subpoenas, citations, and warrants.
10) Gives testimony in court.
11) Seizes and submits evidence.
12) Assists Fire Department personnel on squad calls. Assists other agencies as needed. Patrols special events as assigned.
13) Trains Patrol Officers as required.
14) Participates in mandatory training.
15) Carries, qualifies and maintains a firearm.
16) Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications Required:
Minimum of an Associate Degree or 60 college credits from an accredited college or university.
18 years of age or older.
U.S. citizen with no felony convictions.
Valid driver's license and excellent driving record.
A combination of equivalent experience and/or education may be considered.

Must have acceptable personal and professional history as determined by successfully completing a background investigation.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Good knowledge of the principles, methods, priorities, and techniques of police work. Good knowledge of departmental rules and regulations. Good knowledge of controlling laws and ordinances including federal, state, and local. Good knowledge of the streets and locations within the City. Knowledge of the methods of interrogation, presenting evidence and what constitutes admissible evidence. Considerable skill in the use and care of firearms and in the operation of motor vehicles. Working skill in the application of modern principles and practices utilized in general police work. Working skill in reacting quickly and calmly in emergencies. Working skill in expressing oneself clearly and concisely. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to utilize a computer and the required software. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the staff and the general public. Ability to work the required hours of the position. May be required to demonstrate minimum competency by successfully passing approved tests.

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Green Bay Police Department
307 S. Adams Street
Green Bay, WI 54301