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Deputy Sheriff

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

Employee in this class performs a wide variety of duties connected with law enforcement work. These include investigation, enforcement and various types of assistance to the public. Assigned duties are performed in accordance with State and Federal law and the Sheriff’s rules and regulations. General supervision is received from the Sheriff, Chief Deputy and Patrol Sergeant and the deputy is expected to exercise independent judgment and initiative when faced with emergency situations. This work involves an element of danger.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Education Incentive Pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • 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
  • 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
  • No domestic abuse convictions
  • No felony convictions
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • U.S. citizen
  • Vision correctable to 20/20

Education Requirements:

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


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

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Darci Peckman-Kruger
Application Contact Title
Washburn County Human Resources
Application Contact Agency
Washburn County
Application Contact Address

10 4th Ave
P.O. Box 337
Shell Lake, WI 54871
United States

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

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
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