|Public Safety Officer (PSO) Position|A Public Safety Officer performs the following duties of law enforcement, emergency medical services, and firefighting during a 24-hour shift. Officers are State certified as law enforcement, Fire Fighter II, and either EMT or Paramedic. Each workday is a 24-hour shift beginning at 7:00 a.m., during which they are assigned an 8 hour police patrol shift with the other 16 hours being assigned to fire or EMS response. Career advancement is available with such special assignments as: Investigations, Police/School Liaison, Fire or Crime Prevention, Arson Investigator, DAAT/Firearms Instructor, DARE Officer, K-9 Handler, and others. The Ashwaubenon Department of Public Safety is a full-service agency and the only such agency in the State of Wisconsin.
A Public Safety Officer I starts out as a Night Shift Officer for a maximum of three calendar years or until they have basic police, fire, and EMS certifications obtained and there is an opening on a 24-hour shift.
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Deadline to submit application packets will be Friday, October 21, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
The Ashwaubenon Explorer Post is a division of the Learning For Live Program. The Objective of the Post is to provide members with an opportunity to gain insight and practical experience in careers and the areas of responsibility within the field of Public Safety. This is accomplished through instruction by various public safety officers, scenarios, field experience, and national-level competitions. The Post also does service projects, public education events, and fund-raising. The Post is composed of students 14 - 21 and is limited to 15 members.