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Jail/Corrections Officer

Waupaca County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY: As a function of the Waupaca County Sherriff’s Office, this skilled Law Enforcement position is subject to the minimum standards as set forth by the State of Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board. This position places a special emphasis on dealing with and attending to the needs, health, safety, security, and control of all individuals confined in the Waupaca County Jail. Corrections Officers are additionally responsible for the control and monitoring of all visual and sound devices utilized to ensure officer’s safety, inmate’s welfare, and building security. This position may require a work schedule of rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays. Corrections Officers will report directly to the Corrections Sergeants and Administrative Lieutenant.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Longevity Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • PTO
  • Birthday Holiday
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
  • 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
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
  • Psychological Examination
  • Written Exam
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
Dana Nelson
Application Contact Title
HR Generalist
Application Contact Agency
Waupaca County Human Resources
Application Contact Address

811 Harding Street
Waupaca , WI 54981
United States

Application Contact Phone
(715) 258-6210
Application Contact Fax
(715) 258-6330
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
Agency Application
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