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Deputy Sheriff

Oconto County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Establish eligibility list
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

Full job posting can be found at: U.S. citizen; Minimum age 18; Valid driver’s license with a good driving record; Good physical condition; High school graduate or GED equivalent; 60 college credits with Associate degree in Police Science or related field preferred; DOJ Certified or a Certifiable Law Enforcement Officer preferred; Ability to possess a firearm; No felony convictions; No domestic abuse convictions; Vision correctable to 20/20; Good verbal and written communication skills; React quickly and effectively in stressful situations; Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays; Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems; Clear and concise speech; Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously; Ability to perform essential functions of this position; Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment. Additionally, successful applicants for this position will be required to pass a written exam, oral interviews, a background check, drug screening, physical (health), psychological and vision screenings. Residency requirements per Wisconsin State statute.


Salary Minimum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Education Incentive Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund


  • 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
  • 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
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • U.S. citizen
  • Vision correctable to 20/20
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
60 college credits / Associate's degree


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Psychological Examination
Affirmative Action (AA)
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Elizabeth Zahn
Application Contact Title
Administrative Assistant
Application Contact Agency
Oconto County Sheriff's Office
Application Contact Address

301 Washington St
Oconto, WI 54153
United States

Application Contact Phone
(920) 834-6919
Application Contact Fax
(920) 834-6915
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
Agency Application

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