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Jail/Corrections Officer

Adams County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

Performs difficult protective service work managing the daily operation of the County Jail, maintaining the overall security of the facility, ensuring daily facility and inmate inspections are completed, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the Jail Administrator/Captain. Continuous oversight is exercised over Deputy Jailer.


Salary Minimum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications
Dependent On Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Education Incentive Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • 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
  • Eligibility for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification
  • 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
  • Previous experience
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • U.S. citizen
  • Vision correctable to 20/20
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age
Other Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED and considerable experience in corrections, law enforcement, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Possession of Jailer certification upon hire.
  • Possession of Automated External Defibrillator, first aid, mental health and suicide prevention, intoxameter, Taser, defense spray, and self-contained breathing apparatus training upon hire.
  • Obtain first-line supervisor training within 1 year of hire.

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma


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

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Melissa Saeger
Application Contact Title
Jail Administrator
Application Contact Agency
Adams County Sheriff's Office
Application Contact Address

401 Adams St Suite 1
Friendship, WI 53934
United States

Application Contact Phone
(608) 339-4245
Application Contact Email

Apply By:

Application Deadline


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