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Jail/Corrections Officer

Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Port Washington
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

The Deputy Sheriff-Jailer is a sworn deputy position assigned to the Jail Division. The individual performs such duties to include, but not be limited to: book and take fingerprints and photographs of persons brought to the jail, supervise inmates, keep written and computerized records, and serve as court security as needed. This is a generalist position that emphasizes the application of incarceration methods and procedures as they apply to a county jail when ap­propriate and necessary, while performing general jailer duties. This individual will exer­cise a good deal of discretion and act independently in some situations while performing a variety of jailer duties and tasks. --Assign prisoners to specific cells, check cells regularly for security purposes, conduct random searches, operate the jail control center, self-initiate appropriate activity when not involved with assigned tasks --Receive and release all prisoners, make in-custody searches, check and secure personal property of persons being incarcerated, complete a booking, photograph and fingerprint prisoners --Supervise Huber inmates as they go to and return from their place of employment, and supervise trustees as they work in the jail --Control and distribute medicines as prescribed --Arrange visiting times for family and legal counsel of inmates, keep track of court appearances, accompany inmates to court, act as court security when necessary, testify in court as ordered --Operate breathalyzer and SCBA equipment as necessary; any other duties and complete any special assignments as directed by supervisors.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • Employee Wellness Reimbursement
  • Employee Health Clinic
Number of Paid Holidays


  • 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
  • Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems
  • 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
  • Residency Required
  • Vision Examination
  • Written Exam
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 Name
Timothy Nelson
Application Contact Title
Business Manager
Application Contact Agency
Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office
Application Contact Address

1201 S Spring St
Port Washington, WI 53074
United States

Application Contact Phone
(262) 284-7172
Application Contact Fax
(262) 284-8490
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website


Application Requirements
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