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Deputy Sheriff

Kenosha County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Kenosha
,
Agency State
Wisconsin

Reason for Announcement:

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

Responsibilities:

Position Responsibilities

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Deputy Sheriffs perform a wide variety of duties connected with generalized police work. Assigned duties are performed in accordance with state statutes and departmental rules and regulations. Immediate supervision is received from a Sergeant or other superior officer. The Deputy Sheriff is expected to exercise independent judgment and initiative when faced with emergency situations. The work involves an element of danger. Duties include, but are not limited to: Patrol roads and highways in marked patrol squads Respond to and investigate calls for service, reports of crime, and traffic accidents Assist in providing search and rescue operations Ensure public safety through enforcement of federal, state, and local laws Securely transport persons in custody to and from court and other locations Serve or deliver warrants and other court-related paperwork and civil process Subdue, control, and detain aggressive individuals involved in physical confrontations Prepare accurate and concise reports Specialized police work includes, but is not limited to: ATV and snowmobile patrol; bicycle patrol; water patrol on Lake Michigan and various inland lakes; evidentiary recovery dive team; community relations work such as DARE, Deputy Friendly, and School Resource Officers; honor guard; K-9 unit; bomb squad; and tactical response team

Salary:

Salary Minimum
$26.92
-
Salary Maximum
$35.67
per
Salary Type
Hour
Dependent on Qualifications

Benefits:

Benefits
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund

Qualifications:

Qualifications
  • 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
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age
    21

Education Requirements:

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

Notes:

Notes
  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
  • Residency Required
  • Vision Examination
  • Written Exam
Other Notes
  • Job Trait Assessment
  • Hired candidates must have established residency within 15 miles of Kenosha County boarders in any direction, and maintain residency through duration of employment.
Affirmative Action (AA)
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Andrea Mehring
Application Contact Title
Deputy of Administration and Recruitment
Application Contact Agency
Kenosha County Sheriff's Department
Application Contact Address

1000 55TH ST
Kenosha , WI 53140
United States

Phone
Application Contact Phone
(262) 605-7901
Fax
Application Contact Fax
(262) 605-5130
Email
Application Contact Email
Andrea.Mehring@kenoshacounty.org

Apply By:

Application Deadline

Submit:

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