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Deputy Sheriff

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

This position is under the direction of the Jefferson County Sheriff or designee. You will be hired as a fully sworn Deputy Sheriff, with full arrest powers. You will begin your career in the Jail Division. Transfer to the Patrol Division is based on seniority. You will perform all law enforcement related duties, including enforcing federal, state, and county laws/ordinances.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

Starting salary and vacation allowance will be commensurate with your years of experience as a sworn law enforcement officer.


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
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
Additional Education Information
60 college credits within 5 years of start date, or (paid) full time experience as a civilian or military police officer.


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
  • Psychological Examination
  • Written Exam
Other Notes
  • Candidates must pass the LESB Physical Readiness Testing
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
Brian T. Olson
Application Contact Title
Application Contact Agency
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
Application Contact Address

411 S. Center Ave.
Jefferson, WI 53549
United States

Application Contact Phone
(920) 674-7310
Application Contact Fax
(920) 674-7126
Application Contact Email

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
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