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Deputy Sheriff

Wood County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Wisconsin Rapids
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

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


Position Responsibilities

GENERAL FUNCTION To engage in limited law enforcement patrol functions by handling any assignment with the safety of the public and other officers of the Wood County Sheriff’s Department in mind while performing those duties. The law enforcement powers of the Reserve Deputy Sheriff exist only when on duty, and are not authorized to perform any of these functions unless specifically outlined in training or assigned.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
  • 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 driving record
  • Good physical condition
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems
  • 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


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
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
Angel Meddaugh
Application Contact Title
HR Generalist
Application Contact Agency
Wood County
Application Contact Address

400 Market Street
P.O. Box 8095
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495-8095
United States

Application Contact Phone
(715) 421-8457
Application Contact Fax
(715) 421-8692
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline


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