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Deputy Sheriff

Kenosha County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

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


Position Responsibilities

Deputy Sheriffs perform a wide variety of duties connected with generalized police work. Assigned duties are performed in accordance with state statutes and departmental rules and regulations. Immediate supervision is received from a Sergeant or other superior officer. The Deputy Sheriff is expected to exercise independent judgment and initiative when faced with emergency situations. The work involves an element of danger. Duties include, but are not limited to: Patrol roads and highways in marked patrol squads Respond to and investigate calls for service, reports of crime, and traffic accidents Assist in providing search and rescue operations Ensure public safety through enforcement of federal, state, and local laws Securely transport persons in custody to and from court and other locations Serve or deliver warrants and other court-related paperwork and civil process Subdue, control, and detain aggressive individuals involved in physical confrontations Prepare accurate and concise reports Specialized police work includes, but is not limited to: ATV and snowmobile patrol; bicycle patrol; water patrol on Lake Michigan and various inland lakes; evidentiary recovery dive team; community relations work such as DARE, Deputy Friendly, and School Resource Officers; honor guard; K-9 unit; bomb squad; and tactical response team


Salary Minimum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund


  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
60 college credits / Associate's degree


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
  • Psychological Examination
  • Vision Examination
  • Written Exam
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
Andrea Mehring
Application Contact Title
Deputy of Recruitment and Administrative Services
Application Contact Agency
Kenosha County Sheriff's Department
Application Contact Address

1000 55th st
kenosha, WI 53140
United States

Application Contact Phone
(262) 605-5100
Application Contact Email

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
Agency Application
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