Welcome to the City of Shawano Employment page!
Shawano Police Department
The City of Shawano Police Department is recruiting for the position of full-time patrol officer. We are establishing an eligibility list for future openings.
The mission of the Shawano Police Department is to protect and serve the members of the community by enforcing laws and responding to calls for service. Officers are expected to have a positive impact on community relations through meaningful citizen contacts with an emphasis on service.
The Shawano Police Department takes great pride in being progressive and looking to officers for new ideas and strategies. The police department strives to modernize and upgrade all of its equipment to ensure officers have what they need to succeed in their mission.
Patrol Officers work the Pitman work schedule (12 hours shifts with a 2-2, 3-2, 2-3 rotation). This schedule allows officers to have every other weekend off (Fri, Sat, Sun) with the longest work week being 3 days.
City of Shawano provides a generous benefits package for police officers. Newly appointed officers receive all initial duty equipment (uniforms, duty belt, ballistic vest, etc.). Additionally officers receive $515 of clothing allowance. A starting sick leave bank of 360 hours, 226 available hours of time off, and minimum of 48 hours of in house training per year (not including specialized training).
For patrol officers, 144 hours of holiday pay is paid out at the beginning of December. Other benefits include longevity, educational incentive for Associate, Bachelor, and Master Degrees.
New officers have a starting salary of $52,312/year. Qualified individuals with law enforcement experience may start at a higher pay rate upon the Chief’s approval.
Specialized positions available in the department include drug unit, evidence technician, dive/rescue member, school resource officer, detective, K-9 officer, field training officer, special response team (SRT) member, unified tactics instructor, arson investigator, and crime prevention officer.
City of Shawano applications may be mailed to:
City of Shawano Police DepartmentAttn: Captain Brad Rabideau127 S. Sawyer StreetShawano, WI 54166
Electronic submission of application is also acceptable. Email completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City of Shawano is an equal opportunity employer.
Click here for the application link.
Shawano Fire Department
The Shawano Area Fire Department is expanding the employee list for Fire Fighters. They protect the City of Shawano and Townships of Belle Plaine, Richmond, Waukechon and Wescott. All applicants will be considered for employment and training will be provided for successful candidates.
Please pick up and return applications at Shawano City Hall at 127 S Sawyer Street in Shawano. You can also print out an application, click here, and submit it to City Hall.
We are an equal opportunity employer and looks forward to working with you!