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Deputy Sheriff

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 Deputy Sheriff- Patrol is the prevention and detection of crime, enforcement of state laws and local ordinances, to investigate criminal activity, serve or execute writs, precepts, and orders issued by lawful authority for the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office. Essential Duties include- Perform scheduled patrol of assigned area by monitoring traffic, issuing traffic citations/warnings, evaluating hazards and reporting incidents to appropriate agency and personnel. Review daily briefing information, and brief the oncoming shift Patrol Deputies on activities. Respond to traffic collisions, rollovers, and reported hazards, clear road hazards, gather information from participants and witnesses at scene regarding incidents, and assists emergency medical and rescue personnel with injured persons and victim extrication. Respond to citizen complaints by evaluating situations and gathering information from participants and witnesses, then may detain and/or arrest suspects/participants and transport them to the appropriate agency. Prepare incident and accident reports. Conduct initial criminal and traffic investigations, and alter patrol route to provide follow-up investigation of criminal activity in assigned area. Serve warrants, summons, court orders, and other civil process documents to County citizens.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

Candidates with prior law enforcement experience may start above the hiring rate 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 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
  • Eligibility for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification
  • 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
Other Qualifications
  • WI LESB Certified or Certifiable (must have completed Basic LE Academy)

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
60 college credits / Associate's degree
Additional Education Information
Applicants must be eligible for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board (LESB) certification and must have completed the Basic Law Enforcement Recruit Academy.

Applicants who qualify for WI LESB reciprocity due to current or prior out-of-state or military law enforcement experience are also encouraged to apply.


  • 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


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