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Deputy Sheriff

Juneau 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

New employees are hired as fully-sworn Deputy Sheriff with full arrest powers, beginning your career in the Jail Division and transfer to Patrol based on seniority. You will perform all law enforcement officer's duties including enforcing all Federal, State, and County laws and ordinances. Opportunities exist for specialty positions after completion of probationary period: SWAT, Drone Operator, Crisis Negotiator, Field Training Officer, K9, Project Lifesaver, Recreational Patrol (ATV, Boat, Snowmobile), Specialty Contract Positions, and Certified Instructors (Firearms, DAAT, Taser, etc.).

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

A lateral transfer is offered for candidates that are certified with full-time sworn law enforcement experience. Juneau County may recognize a candidate's past law enforcement experience for starting at a higher compensation rate and initial vacation schedule placement.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Longevity Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • Deputies work 12 hour shifts with every other weekend off (2-2-3 schedule)..
  • Initial uniforms are provided by the Sheriff's Office with an allowance of $650/yr.
  • 2023 pay rate: $26.68-$30.16/hr
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 domestic abuse convictions
  • 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
Affirmative Action (AA)
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
LT Tony Hiess
Application Contact Title
Application Contact Agency
Juneau County Sheriff's Office
Application Contact Address

200 OAK ST
MAUSTON, WI 53948-1365
United States

Application Contact Phone
(608) 847-9432
Application Contact Email

Apply By:

Application Deadline


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