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Reserve Patrol Officer

Chippewa County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Chippewa Falls
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

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


Position Responsibilities

Chippewa County is accepting applications for Reserve Patrol Officers within the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department. The job duties of the Reserve Officer include but are not limited to act as the official representative of the office of the Sheriff and accomplish the goals and mission of the Office of the Sheriff as set forth in policy and to supplement the fulltime operation of the Sheriff’s Office with primary focus on special events and recreation patrol. The fundamental duties of a deputy sheriff include serving the community; safe guard lives and property; protecting the innocent; keeping the peace; and ensuring the rights of all to liberty, equality and justice. The empowerment and duty to act as a sworn law enforcement officer are extended only when performing scheduled on duty functions for the Office of the Sheriff. Sworn law enforcement duty and authority does not extend when off-duty. This is a less than part-time position. The unscheduled is variable and is often times on short notice.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications
Dependent On Qualifications


  • 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
  • Driver's license
  • Eligibility for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • No felony convictions
  • U.S. citizen
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
60 college credits / Associate's degree
Additional Education Information
Must be currently LESB certified, certifiable, proof of current enrollment in basic recruit training programs, or become LESB Certified within 12 months of hire is required. Must possess a minimum of 60 college credits if employed in Law Enforcement after 1993 or proof of current enrollment in courses to apply towards said program. Prior law enforcement experience preferred, but not required. Must have a valid Wisconsin Operators License. No felony or domestic misdemeanor or any offense, which, if committed in Wisconsin, could be punished as felony or domestic misdemeanor unless the applicant has been granted an absolute and unconditional pardon. 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
  • Written Exam
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

Apply By:

Application Deadline


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