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Jail/Corrections Officer

Winnebago County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

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


Position Responsibilities

-Maintain the safety and security of the Winnebago County Jail and enforce jail policies, rules, and regulations.

-Maintain the security of all jail areas by making timely security rounds, head counts, and systematic checks.

-Respond to inmate medical emergencies or refer general inmate sick calls to the Health Services Unit.

-Perform duties regarding booking and releasing of inmates.

-Monitor jail and inmate activities through direct observation or visual and audible devices.

-Supervise all inmates housing, care, and custody activities to include daily cleaning.

-Facilitate inmate hygiene needs through the issuance of clean laundry, bedding, and required personal hygiene items.

-The full job description can be viewed here

Recruitment Video


Lateral Transfer Program Details:

Applicants having relevant corrections experience who are hired by the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office will receive credit for prior full years of service at the rate of 50%. Credit for prior years of service apply to pay and vacation benefits.


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
  • Sworn Deputy Status
  • Wisconsin Retirement System Protected Status
  • $2,000 Sign-on Bonus for In-State Hires
  • $4,000 Sign-On Bonus for Out-of-State Hires
  • 4 days on / 5 days off, 12 Hour Shift Schedule
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Weight Room, Cardio Studio, On-Duty Workout Time


  • 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
  • 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

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
60 college credits / Associate's degree
Additional Education Information
Must possess a minimum of 60 college credits, the ability to obtain 60 college credits within 5 years of hire, or have a minimum of three years of experience working as a Corrections Officer or similar position with a state entity.


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • 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
Greg Cianciolo
Application Contact Title
Captain of Support Services
Application Contact Agency
Winnebago County Sheriff's Office
Application Contact Address

4311 Jackson St.
Oshkosh, WI 54901
United States

Application Contact Phone
(920) 236-7334
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website


Application Requirements
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