Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper & Inspector
The Wisconsin State Patrol is currently recruiting for State Patrol Troopers & Inspectors for our next class which will begin on September 24, 2017, and graduate on March 30, 2018. Previous recruit classes have ranged in size from 25-53 cadets.
The Wisconsin State Patrol promotes highway safety and enhances the quality of life for all Wisconsin citizens and visitors by providing professional, competent and compassionate law enforcement services. Some of the services provided are regulation of traffic, prevention of highway crashes, motor carrier safety assistance, school bus inspection and crash reconstruction. Other services include aid to local law enforcement agencies through civil disturbance countermeasures, natural disaster recovery support and communication services, and chemical testing services for drivers suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.
Our vacancies are located throughout the state. Geographical placement for Trooper and Inspector positions shall be determined by academy class rank with the person having the highest class rank selecting preferred vacancy first. Therefore, selected applicants must be willing to accept any geographical location and either classification (Trooper or Inspector). Successful applicants will participate in approximately 25 weeks (Sunday night through Friday) of paid ($21 per hour) training at the State Patrol Academy in Fort McCoy. Upon completion of the academy on March 30, 2018, applicants may be eligible for moving expense reimbursement, temporary lodging and a stipend of $1,000.
Please note, our hiring process has changed. No multiple choice examination will be administered and the physical readiness test will be administered towards the beginning of the hiring process (April 8 thru 14). Applicants must pass the physical readiness test in order to move to the next step of the hiring process.
Applicants must complete all steps of the hiring process regardless of previous law enforcement experience or previous state employment.
Troopers and/or Inspectors perform the following functions:
Enforce state traffic and criminal laws, administrative rules and regulations, with emphasis on highway safety and preservation.
Investigate traffic crashes and provide assistance to motorists and the public.
Perform emergency services to include response to traffic crashes, natural or man-made disasters and civil disorders.
Represent State Patrol in all job-related civil and criminal judicial processes.
Enforce and inspect Motor Carriers for compliance with laws and regulations at permanent scales and mobile enforcement details.
Applicants must have a two year associate degree from an accredited technical college or a minimum of 60 college level credits from an accredited university prior to commencing employment at the State Patrol Academy on September 24, 2017.
A maximum of 30 credits may be waived for individuals who have training and/or experience (such as military training) that has been evaluated and provided a college credit recommendation by a group such as the American Council on Education (ACE). Waivers can be requested completing form DJ-LE-331 and submitting to the Department of Justice.
A driver license and criminal background check will be conducted prior to the hiring process. Applicants with felony convictions or misdemeanor domestic violence convictions will not be considered unless they have received a pardon.
A “physical readiness test” will be administered at the beginning of the hiring process (April 8 through 15). Only those applicants that meet these minimum physical readiness requirements will move to the next step of the hiring process. In order to pass the physical readiness test, please review the requirements and put in the work necessary to either maintain or your improve your fitness level to meet/exceed the minimum physical requirements before April 8, 2017.
Due to the nature of these positions, a pre-employment medical examination (including drug screening) and psychological testing will be required. In addition, finalists must meet minimum vision and hearing requirements. The pre-employment medical examination and psychological testing will be administered towards the end of the hiring process.
Any person not a citizen or national of the United States is considered an alien. In order for an alien to accept employment in the United States, he or she must be in possession of documentation issued by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services which authorizes employment in the United States.
Qualifications: Observation and recall; basic mathematics; analytical skills including reasoning and problem solving; interpersonal responsiveness and reliability; oral and written communications; effective work habits; and ability to read and interpret complex written materials such as laws, policies and procedures.
Starting salary is $21 per hour progressing to $22 after six months. Upon completion of a two-year probationary period, the current pay plan provides for an increase to $23 per hour. Senior Troopers and Inspectors make $31.00 per hour.
How To Apply
Apply on line! Go to: http://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=90204&jobid=89718&org=395&class=65901&index=true and follow the application instructions.