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Posted on: June 29, 2023

[ARCHIVED] $15k Sign-on Bonus for New Lateral Transfers

5 Year Lateral Transfer

$15k Sign-on Bonus for New Lateral Transfers

Are you ready to make the move to Portage for a long-term career and top pay (amongst comparable departments)? The Portage Department of Public Safety (PDPS) FIVE-YEAR LATERAL TRANSFER PROGRAM affords certified Police Officers the opportunity to join the Portage Department of Public Safety – Police Division. Officers who have excelled in their law enforcement careers and are up to the task of meeting the high standards of the PDPS can apply now!

Candidates with prior full-time experience will be hired in at an advance pay step based on prior years of experience, up to Step F. Step F of the current Portage Police Officer’s Association collective bargaining agreement is currently paying $37.20 per hour/$77,371 annually. Step F will be $38.87 per hour/$80,852 annually (effective July 1, 2023) and $40.63 per hour/$84,491 annually (effective July 1, 2024). New lateral transfers will also receive a $15k sign-on bonus. Scan the QR code on the graphic or visit for complete details and to apply online.

Make your move to Portage today!


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