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Jail/Corrections Officer

Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

Under general supervision, to perform a variety of correctional duties: To safeguard and supervise inmates; To maintain discipline and enforcement rules and regulations in the County criminal justice or adult correctional facilities.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
Other Benefits
  • Vision Insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA); Accident/Illness/Disability Insurance; Personal/Sick Time Off; Employee Assistance Program; Tuition Reimbursement; Commuter Value Bus Pass Program.
Number of Paid Holidays


  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to perform essential functions of this position
  • Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment
  • Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Eligibility for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems
  • No felony convictions
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • U.S. citizen
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age
Other Qualifications
  • College level course work in law enforcement, criminal justice, psychology, sociology, education or social work preferred.


Other Notes
  • Candidates should expect to be assigned to all shifts, holidays and weekends. Required and/or mandatory overtime does occur. Some positions may require qualifying with a service weapon on a regular basis.
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 Agency
Milwaukee County Office of thte Sheriff
Application Contact Address

821 West State Street
Room 107
Milwaukee, WI 53233
United States

Application Contact Phone
(414) 226-7000
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website


Application Requirements
Agency Application
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