Employment Opportunities

Hobart/Lawrence Police Department

Police Captain

The Village of Hobart and Town of Lawrence are positive, team-oriented organizations with a commitment to providing exceptional customer service to its community.  The Village of Hobart and Town of Lawrence strive to attract, develop, and retain critical talent by promoting a diversity of thought, valuing differing perspectives, and empowering employees to share their authentic viewpoints at all levels and functions within the organization.  Diversity and inclusiveness enhance our employee's ability to be thoughtful, effective, and efficient while providing the very highest level of service to our communities.  If you enjoy a busy, positive work environment and the chance to contribute to the quality of life for a whole community, this job may be the right fit for you!

The Hobart/Lawrence Police is seeking a Police Captain to join the Police Department!  This is a management supervisory position that will oversee and direct the work of the entire police division including operation analysis, scheduling of staff, equipment and assisting all field operations.  This Captain position with the Police Department will be a second in charge position.  This vacancy is a newly created position for the department.  The department has 1 Sergeant, 9 Patrol Officers, with a total count of 12 sworn and 1 non-sworn positions.  Full position details are available on the website at www.hobart-wi.org/employment; 

Qualifications:

  1. United States Citizen.

  2. Associate Degree in Criminal Justice, or related field, from an accredited college. The following schooling, Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, FBI National Academy Graduate, Political Science, Public Administration, or a relevant degree in the social sciences, from an accredited university is a plus and will be considered.

  3. Eight years’ experience as a sworn police officer.

  4. Three to five years’ supervisory experience, highly desirable.

  5. Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification, or ability to obtain.

  6. Minimum 21 years of age. 

  7. Valid unencumbered Wisconsin driver’s license, or ability to obtain and safe driving record.

  8. Must not have convictions of any Federal felony or any offense, which if committed in Wisconsin could be punishable as a felony unless the individual has received an unconditional pardon.

Typical Work Schedule:  Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., variation with approval, and occasional nights, weekends, and holidays due to special events or criminal investigations.  This is not an all-inclusive list and other duties will be required as part of this position.  

 
Salary: The full starting salary is $83,000 plus an excellent benefits package.  

How to Apply:  Apply online at Wilenet.  

 
Application Deadline:  Applications are being accepted until the position is filled.  Review of the applications will begin the first week of February 2022.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking a talented and diverse workforce.