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Walworth County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

Do you like helping people? Would you like to do something that makes a difference in your community? We are looking for you to join the men and women of the Walworth County Sheriff's Office Communications Center. Communications Officers are the first of the first responders. As a Communications Officer you will be the first point of contact for a citizen needing police, fire, or EMS assistance in Walworth County. You will work in a fast-paced team environment to provide mission critical support for first responder units in the field. The work of the Communications Officer is often exciting, and always interesting, but can be interspaced with long periods of inactivity.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

Lateral consideration will be given to the compensation for those hired with multi-jurisdictional dispatching experience.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • Scheduled Time Off (STO)
  • Personal Time Off (PTO)
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
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

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Psychological Examination
Other Notes
  • Law Enforcement Suitability Testing (non-medical, pre-psychological)
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
Lisa Pohl
Application Contact Title
Human Resources Generalist
Application Contact Agency
Walworth County Human Resources
Application Contact Address

PO Box 1001
Elkhorn, WI 53121
United States

Application Contact Phone
(262) 741-7949
Application Contact Fax
(262) 741-7948
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
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