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Jail/Corrections Officer

Sauk County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

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


Position Responsibilities

Description The purpose of the Deputy Sheriff - Jailor is to perform Jail and Huber security tasks for the Sauk County Sheriff's Office. Essential Duties Maintain jail security with regular patrols of housing units and through direct and indirect surveillance of inmate activities Detect and intercede to prevent inmate violations of state statutes, and/or municipal and county ordinances Investigates possible criminal activity and prepares reports for review by the District Attorney's Office Investigates inmate violations of jail rules and administers discipline as outlined in written procedures Mediate inmate conflicts, separate and restrain inmates involved in either verbal or physical altercations Conduct searches of inmates and housing areas for contraband, drugs, and/or weapons Identify existing or potential inmate issues and initiates appropriate measures to address and resolve inmate problems Book inmates into jail, including fingerprinting, photographing, screening for medical and mental health, suicide ideation issues, body searches, inventory of personal belongings, and the issuance and explanation of jail rules Release inmates from custody after release conditions have been met Review and create daily briefing information and reports


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications
Dependent On Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund


  • Ability to perform essential functions of this position
  • Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment
  • Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Clear and concise speech
  • Driver's license
  • 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
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
60 college credits / Associate's degree
Additional Education Information
Meet at least one of the following criteria:

* Sixty college credits

* Current Certified Jail or Correctional Officer in the State of Wisconsin having been employed by another county jail or the Department of Corrections for a minimum of two (2) years full-time as a Jail/Correctional Officer within the last three (3) years and leaving employment voluntarily with a satisfactory record

* Four (4) years of full-time military service in a branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, honorably discharged

Preferred: Associate's degree in Law Enforcement or another related field.


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Psychological Examination
  • Residency Required
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
Eric Van Den Heuvel
Application Contact Title
Chief Deputy
Application Contact Agency
Sauk County Sheriff's Office
Application Contact Address

1300 Lange Ct
Baraboo, WI 53913
United States

Application Contact Phone
(608) 355-3507
Application Contact Fax
(608) 355-3572
Application Contact Email

Apply By:

Application Deadline


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