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Job Opportunities

Police Chief 

The Village of Twin Lakes (Population 6,388) is accepting applications for the position of Police Chief. The Twin Lakes Police Department is a full-time, full-service, law enforcement agency consisting of fourteen full-time sworn officers, along with sworn part-time and seasonal lake patrol positions. The Police Department also has a 24-hour dispatch center consisting of five full-time civilian employees along with part-time positions.

Reason for announcement:

Fill vacancy


Under the direction of the Village Administrator and Village Board of Trustees, the Police Chief is responsible for the protection of lives and property in the Village of Twin Lakes through supervision of all police department functions and personnel. The position holds the highest-level management position within the Police Department and is ultimately responsible for complete control, operation, and representation of the Villages Police Department and its employees.

The Police Chief is responsible for managing the physical facilities and equipment; supervising department activities and personnel; formulating and enforcing department rules of conduct and policies; coordinating departmental activities with outside agencies; and preparing, presenting, and managing department budgets.

Salary Range: $90,992-$95,325


Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

Life Insurance

Deferred Compensation


Sick leave

Paid Holidays (11)

Wisconsin Retirement Fund

Uniform Allowance

Education Requirement:

Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice or related field preferred. Experience may be considered in lieu of degree.




Minimum Qualifications:

The preferred candidate must have at least ten years of sworn full-time law enforcement experience with a minimum of two years of supervisory experience at the rank of Lieutenant or above. Candidates must be able to demonstrate managerial, leadership, and supervisory level experiences and have completed supervisory level training (FBINA, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, FBI LEEDA, WI Command College, or similar).

Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously

Ability to perform essential functions of this position

Ability to possess a firearm

Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment

Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays

Clear and concise speech

Valid Driver’s license

Eligibility for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification

Good driving record

Good physical condition

Good verbal and written communication skills

Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems

No domestic abuse convictions

No felony convictions

Previous experience

React quickly and effectively to stressful situations

Supervisory/Management Experience

U.S. citizen

Vision correctable to 20/20

To Apply:

Candidates must submit a Letter of Interest, Resume, and completed WI DJ-LE 330 application to:

Village Administrator Laura Roesslein

105 E. Main St

Twin Lakes, WI 53181

Applications can be delivered in-person, via US Mail, or emailed to

Deadline for Application:

June 8th 2023 at 4:00pm

Hiring Process

Oral Interviews

Background Examination

Psychological Examination

Medical Examination

Drug Screening

Vision Examination

Residency restrictions negotiated with Village Board prior to hire

Affirmative Action (AA)

American Disability Act (ADA)

American Disability Act (ADA)

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)