Now Hiring: Lieutenant/Detective

The Village of Butler Police Department is currently accepting applications for a Lieutenant/Detective position. The Lieutenant/Detective is the second in command of the department and responsible for oversight of all investigations. In addition to the supervisory responsibilities, the LT/DET. is responsible for filling patrol shifts on occasion. See the Lieutenant/Detective job description for additional information. The Village of Butler is a small community (approximately 1.5 mile square) in Waukesha County with a population just over 1800. The Village shares a border with Milwaukee County and our neighboring communities include Brookfield, Menomonee Falls, Wauwatosa and Milwaukee. The department consists of 8 full time sworn officers (2 command staff and 6 patrol officers) and provides 24/7 coverage to the citizens of the Village. When the department is at full staffing levels, the Lt/Det. work schedule will be a late power shift, allowing for the direct supervision of 2nd and 3rd shift. The Lt/Det. will also have scheduling flexibility to facilitate investigations and other supervisory duties.

The starting wage range is $83,000 – $85,000, depending on qualifications. The Village also provides an excellent heath insurance package without a yearly deductible and a competitive vacation and holiday schedule. The Village of Butler is a Wisconsin Retirement System participant and the Lt/Det.is a non-represented position and will have a written contact with the Village.
The hiring process will include several interviews and a possible written test. The projected starting date is no later than August 31, 2020. All applications (DJ-LE-330), resumes and cover letters are due by Friday July 10, 2020. The first round of interviews of successful candidates will be held on July 15, 2020. Thank you for your interest in this position and please contact me with any questions you may have.

The full employment package can be viewed here.