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Deputy Sheriff

Polk County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Balsam Lake
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

The position of Patrol Deputy involves overall responsibilities of preventing, detecting and investigating crimes, apprehending criminals and other violators. The starting wage for a Part-time Sheriff's Deputy is $23.62/hr., and then the wage will increase to $26.57/hr. after FTO is successfully completed.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


Other Benefits
  • Paid FTO process
  • Equipment provided
  • Up to date equipment
  • Varity of hours and opportunities


  • 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
  • Good driving record
  • Good physical condition
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems
  • No domestic abuse convictions
  • No felony convictions
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • U.S. citizen
  • Vision correctable to 20/20
Other Qualifications
  • For complete job description which includes qualifications and responsibilities of the position please visit our Polk County website.

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
60 college credits / Associate's degree
Additional Education Information
60 college credits / Associate's degree in Law Enforcement or Law Enforcement related field.


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Psychological Examination
  • Residency Required
Other Notes
  • Must be a resident of Polk County and/or establish and maintain a full time primary residence within the geographical confines of Polk County within six (6) months of hire.
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
Julie Powell
Application Contact Title
HR Generalist
Application Contact Agency
Polk County
Application Contact Address

100 Polk County Plaza
Balsam Lake, WI 54810
United States

Application Contact Phone
(715) 485-9176
Application Contact Fax
(715) 485-9121
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
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