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Jail/Corrections Officer

Burnett County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

Burnett County is accepting applications for a Full-Time Corrections/Communications Deputy with the Sheriff’s Department. The Corrections/Communications Deputy performs a wide variety of duties connected with the operation of the Jail and the 911 communication center. Individuals in this position monitor and provide supervision of inmates and housing units, hold inmates accountable for actions, and maintain logs and records. Other duties include, but are not limited to: Booking, fingerprinting, photographing and releasing inmates; arranging for inmate health needs; transporting inmates to other facilities or appointments; maintaining operations on the countywide emergency communication system, and other duties as assigned.
This position requires eligibility for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification and a valid driver’s license. Experience in corrections, law enforcement, or security is preferred, and additional training in corrections science, criminal justice, or related field may be helpful. Successful candidates will undergo an extensive background analysis. Must be 18 years of age or older.


Salary Minimum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Longevity Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • Long Term Disability


  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to perform essential functions of this position
  • 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


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

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Application Contact Title
Application Contact Agency
Human Resources
Application Contact Address

7410 CTH K
Siren, WI 54872
United States

Application Contact Phone
(715) 349-2181
Application Contact Email

Apply By:

Application Deadline


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