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Deputy Sheriff

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

All Deputies are sworn, with full arrest powers, and protective status with paid WRS contributions. Employment begins in the jail division where your main responsibility will be to maintain the security of the jail. There are opportunities to become a member of many of our specialty units, to include the opportunity to transfer to the patrol division.

Lateral Transfer Program Details:

Starting pay and time off may be increased based on prior law enforcement and/or correctional environment experience and certifications already obtained.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Longevity Pay
  • 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
  • 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
  • Vision correctable to 20/20
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Psychological Examination
  • Written Exam
Other Notes
  • Due to Wisconsin State Statutory requirements, hiring preference will be given to female applicants as a BFOQ. Also, preference will be given to individuals with prior experience in correctional environments.
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
Brian Olson
Application Contact Title
Application Contact Agency
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
Application Contact Address

411 S. Center Ave
Jefferson, WI 53549
United States

Application Contact Phone
(920) 674-7328
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website


Application Requirements
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