Website City of Eau Claire

Enhance the quality of life in Eau Claire by partnering with the community to solve problems, reduce crime and disorder, safeguard individual rights, and improve public safety. Join the City of Eau Claire’s Police Department! We are now accepting applications for current Police Officer openings and the hiring eligibility list for 2021-2022.

Eligible candidates must: have a High School diploma or equivalent (GED, etc.); possess a minimum of 60 post high school semester credits at the time of appointment; possess a valid driver’s license; be a US Citizen; be at least 18 years old; and have no felony convictions on record. Applicants must successfully pass each of the following components: written examination, physical agility test, oral interview, polygraph examination, and psychological evaluation.

Modern Appearance Policy: Employees are now permitted to have tattoos or brandings (except on their ears, head, face, neck area, and hands) as long as they are covered by an authorized uniform (typically long sleeves and pants).

Salary Range: $28.95* to $36.02** per hour, plus excellent fringe benefits

*Cadet rate – $23.22, payable during initial Police Academy attendance, if applicable

**Available after a minimum of twenty (20) years of service

Application Deadline: August 1st, 2021

Written & Physical Agility Test Date: August 7th, 2021

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Additional information regarding the process can be found in the recruitment brochure:

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