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Jail/Corrections Officer

Washburn County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Shell Lake
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

The Dispatcher/Jailer will relay messages and dispatch personnel and equipment by radio communication in response to crimes, accidents, fires, medical emergencies, etc. The employee is responsible for the receipt and accurate transcription of messages by radio and telephone and for various clerical functions in the Sheriff's Department. As a Jailer, the employee performs a variety of duties involving the operation of the jail and the safety and security of inmates. The work is performed within the established guidelines and under the general supervision of the Jail Administrator and Sheriff. Candidates must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more and occasionally deal with and or subdue unruly inmates. Must possess a valid State of Wisconsin driver’s license or have the ability to obtain one.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Education Incentive Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund


  • 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
  • U.S. citizen

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
60 college credits / Associate's degree


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Washburn County Personnel Department
Application Contact Address

P.O. Box 337
Shell Lake, WI 54871
United States

Application Contact Phone
(715) 468-4624
Application Contact Fax
(715) 468-4628
Application Contact Email

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
Agency Application
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