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Jail Lieutenant

Chippewa County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Chippewa Falls
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

Chippewa County is currently accepting applications for a Jail Lieutenant position within the Sheriff’s Department. The job duties of the Lieutenant - Jail include but are not limited to effectively maintain and supervise the Jail Division of the Sheriff’s Office; to ensure the safe and effective management of all Jail operations; to comply with all State and Federal guidelines while protecting the Public and the rights of the inmate population.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Number of Paid Holidays


  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to perform essential functions of this position
  • Ability to possess a firearm
  • Driver's license
  • Eligibility for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification
  • Good driving record
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • No felony convictions
  • Previous experience
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • Supervisory/Management Experience
  • U.S. citizen

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
60 college credits / Associate's degree
Additional Education Information
Associates degree or 60 college credits from an accredited college required. Minimum of six (6) years recent full-time corrections or law enforcement experience and minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience required. Jail Officer Certification required. Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standard Board Certification (LESB) preferred. A cell phone and valid driver’s license required. Visit to view the full position description and other job requirements.


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

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Kristy Ketterhagen
Application Contact Title
HR Generalist
Application Contact Agency
Chippewa County
Application Contact Address

711 N Bridge Street, Room 100
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
United States

Application Contact Phone
Application Contact Website

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