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Jail/Corrections Officer

Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Port Washington
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

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


Position Responsibilities

• Assign prisoners to specific cells, check cells regularly for security purposes, conduct random searches, operate the jail control center, self-initiate appropriate activity when not involved with assigned tasks

• Receive and release all prisoners, make in-custody searches, check and secure personal property of persons being incarcerated, complete a booking, photograph and fingerprint prisoners

• Supervise Huber inmates as they go to and return from their place of employment, and supervise trustees as they work in the jail • Control and distribute medicines as prescribed

• Arrange visiting times for family and legal counsel of inmates, keep track of court appearances, accompany inmates to court, act as court security when necessary, testify in court as ordered

• Operate breathalyzer and SCBA equipment as necessary and any other duties.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • Offering a $3,000 sign on bonus for new hires.


  • 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 verbal and written communication skills
  • No felony convictions
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
Additional Education Information
60 college credits / Associate's degree within 5 years of hire date.


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
  • Psychological Examination
  • Residency Required
  • Vision Examination
  • Written Exam
Other Notes
  • Must move within a 15 mile boundary of Ozaukee County within 6 months of completing probation; probation is 1 year
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
Hannah Karnitz
Application Contact Title
Administrative Services Coordinator
Application Contact Agency
Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office
Application Contact Address

1201 S Spring Street
Port Washington, WI 53074
United States

Application Contact Phone
(262) 284-8430
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website


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