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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. LATERAL TRANSFERS WILL BE CONSIDERED


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Ability to perform essential functions of this position
  • Ability to possess a firearm
  • Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Clear and concise speech
  • Driver's license
  • Good driving record
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems
  • No domestic abuse convictions
  • No felony convictions
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age
Other Qualifications
  • Ability and willingness to assume responsibility
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and follow through on an appropriate course of action
  • Demonstrated initiative
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, peers, other law enforcement officials, and the public
  • Ability to exercise and demonstrate professionalism, good judgment, integrity, discretion, dependability and enthusiasm
  • Specialized training in the area of general jailer functions and/or law enforcement is desirable
  • Ability to obtain and retain certification as a “jail officer” by the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
60 college credits / Associate's degree


  • Drug Screening
  • Oral Interviews
  • Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
  • Psychological Examination
  • Written Exam
Other Notes
  • Must move within a 15 mile boundary of Ozaukee County within 6 months of completing probation; probation is 1 year
Affirmative Action (AA)
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

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