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Corrections Sergeant

Jackson County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Black River Falls
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Establish eligibility list
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

Jackson County is accepting applications to fill a full-time Corrections Sergeant position. This position performs supervisory work to direct and monitor the daily operational activities in the Corrections Division; provides supervision to assigned staff; ensures that responsibilities for compliance with all legal requirements are met; communicates necessary information to appropriate staff and assists the Jail Administrator in division responsibilities. EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or equivalent; Associates degree or a minimum of 60 college credits in criminal justice or related field preferred. Three (3) years’ experience as a certified corrections officer or law enforcement officer. Management/supervisory experience preferred. Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license. 2021 Starting Wage: $19.03 - $23.79 per hour. Full-time position includes excellent County benefit package and participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System. To apply, visit our Career Opportunities page at Deadline will remain open until filled.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications
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 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
  • Supervisory/Management Experience
  • U.S. citizen
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
60 college credits / Associate's degree
Additional Education Information
Associate's Degree preferred.


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • 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
Susie Meinerz
Application Contact Title
HR Director
Application Contact Agency
Jackson County
Application Contact Address

307 Main Street
Black River Falls, WI 54615
United States

Application Contact Phone
(715) 284-0215

Apply By:

Application Deadline


Application Requirements
Agency Application
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