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Jail/Corrections Officer

Sauk 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

The purpose of the Jailor is to perform Jail security tasks for the Sauk County Sheriff's Office. Essential Duties include: Maintain jail security with regular patrols of housing units and through direct and indirect surveillance of inmate activities. Detect and intercede to prevent inmate violations of state statutes, and/or municipal and county ordinances. Investigate possible criminal activity and prepare reports for review by the District Attorney's Office. Investigate inmate violations of jail rules and administer discipline as outlined in written procedures. Mediate inmate conflicts, separate and restrain inmates involved in either verbal or physical altercations. Conduct searches of inmates and housing areas for contraband, drugs, and/or weapons. Identify existing or potential inmate issues and initiates appropriate measures to address and resolve inmate problems. Book inmates into jail, including fingerprinting, photographing, screening for medical and mental health, suicide ideation issues, body searches, inventory of personal belongings, and the issuance and explanation of jail rules. Release inmates from custody after release conditions have been met. Review and create daily briefing information and reports.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

Candidates with prior corrections experience (Jail or WI DOC) may start above the hiring wage depending on prior years of service.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications
Dependent On Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Number of Paid Holidays


  • 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
  • No domestic abuse convictions
  • No felony convictions
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • U.S. citizen
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
Additional Education Information
Minimum educational requirement is a High School Degree.

Preferred educational criteria is an Associate's Degree in Law Enforcement or another related field, see job posting for additional preferred criteria.


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Psychological 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
Eric Van Den Heuvel
Application Contact Title
Chief Deputy
Application Contact Agency
Sauk County Sheriff's Office
Application Contact Address

1300 Lange Ct
Baraboo, WI 53913
United States

Application Contact Phone
(608) 355-3507
Application Contact Fax
(608) 355-3572
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
Agency Application
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