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Jail/Corrections Officer

Portage County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Stevens Point
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

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


Position Responsibilities

Supervises inmates and maintains security of Jail and Juvenile Detention Center First line inmate grievance mediator Completion of initial mental health screenings Assists in the transport of prisoners to and from facilities, courts and medical/mental treatment facilities Dispense medication and assist nurse with medical visits Provides mental and physical triage to inmates Maintain required data, complete necessary forms and document behavioral problems Photograph and fingerprint inmates.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
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
Other Benefits
  • 7 day on 7 day off schedule
  • Vacation accrual from date of hire
Number of Paid Holidays


  • 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
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • No domestic abuse convictions
  • No felony convictions
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • U.S. citizen
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
Additional Education Information
Immediate on-the-job training provided. Within one year of employment, we will provide you training at MSTC to be certified by the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board.


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

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Jenny Yenter
Application Contact Title
Human Resources Advisor
Application Contact Agency
Portage County HR
Application Contact Address

United States

Application Contact Phone
(715) 343-6370
Application Contact Email

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
Agency Application
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