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Portage County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Stevens Point
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

The Communication Center answers 10 emergent 911 phone lines, 9 non-emergent phone lines, monitors over 20 radio channels, pages Fire, EMS, Medical Examiner, sets off weather sirens and creates and sends community alert emergent and non-emergent notifications. Dispatch services are provided for Portage County Sheriff's Office, Stevens Point and Plover Police Departments as well as 33 EMS and Fire Agencies and many other agencies in Portage County. Additional duties include; researching information for Deputies, Officers and Detectives for all three law enforcement agencies, along with UWSP Police, entering warrants for five law enforcement agencies, entering missing persons, stolen vehicles or properties for four law enforcement agencies, entering restraining orders.


Salary Minimum
Dependent on Qualifications


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

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • 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 Human Resources
Application Contact Address

1462 Strongs Avenue
Stevens Point WI, WI 54481
United States

Application Contact Phone
(715) 343-6370
Application Contact Fax
(715) 343-6274
Application Contact Email


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