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Jail/Corrections Officer

Wood County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Wisconsin Rapids
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Establish eligibility list
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

GENERAL FUNCTION Responsible for the care and custody of jail inmates, provides necessary health and welfare needs as required, attends to the health, medical, and emotional needs of the inmates and maintains security and order in the jail. Assist with and complete transports as assigned.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • Long & Short Term Disability
  • Wellness Incentive Plan
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program


  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to perform essential functions of this position
  • Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment
  • Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Clear and concise speech
  • Driver's license
  • 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
Other Qualifications
  • Must be presently certified or certifiable as a Corrections Officer.

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
Additional Education Information
60 college credits / Associate's degree - Criminal Justice/Corrections degree preferred.


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
  • Psychological Examination
  • Vision Examination
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
Angel Meddaugh
Application Contact Title
HR Generalist
Application Contact Agency
Wood County
Application Contact Address

400 Market St
P.O. Box 8095
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
United States

Application Contact Phone
(715) 421-8462
Application Contact Fax
(715) 421-8692
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline


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