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Jail/Corrections Officer

Rock County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

As a Correctional Officer, you will ensure the safety and security of inmates housed in the Rock County Jail. You will work a variety of assignments (Housing Units, Medical, Rover, etc.) in a team atmosphere. You will also have opportunities to join specialty teams (Correctional Emergency Response Team, Dive Team, Drone Team, Honor Guard, Hostage Negotiations Team, Peer Support Team, Police Cadets Post, etc.).


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
Other Benefits
  • Shift Differential
  • Vision Insurance Available


  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to perform essential functions of this position
  • 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
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • U.S. citizen
  • Vision correctable to 20/20
Other Qualifications
  • Associates Degree OR 2 Years Military Service OR 2 Years Full-Time Work Experience

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Psychological Examination
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
Sgt. Andrew Reed
Application Contact Title
Training Coordinator
Application Contact Agency
Rock County Sheriff's Office
Application Contact Address

200 East U.S. Highway 14
Janesville, WI 53545
United States

Application Contact Phone
(608) 757-7932
Application Contact Fax
(608) 373-3885
Application Contact Email


Application Requirements
Agency Application
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