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Forest County Sheriff's Office

100 South Park Ave. Crandon WI. 54520 Telephone 715-478-3331 Fax 715-478-3535


Forest County Sheriff’s Department is now accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff. Individuals will be required to work day and night shifts, weekends, and holidays as shift rotations dictate.
Individuals will be required to work day or night shifts, weekends, and holidays as shift rotations dictate. Applicants will be responsible for the supervision, safety and care of inmates as well as maintaining security and safety of all aspects of the Forest County Jail. No experience necessary, we offer on the job training.

Salary & Benefits: The hourly starting rate of pay for this position is $23.04 per hour, with wage increases to $24.14 per hour after one year of service, based on 2020 wages.

Qualifications: Must be 21 years of age; US citizen; high school graduate or equivalent; have valid Wisconsin driver’s license; have earned 60 college credits or an Associates Degree or a Bachelors Degree from an accredited institution in a related field, or is able to obtain 60 college credits within the first five years of employment, and is eligible to be certified per State of Wisconsin standards; have successfully completed Wisconsin certified recruit training or will complete recruit training prior to appointment, or presently be certified as a law enforcement officer by the State of Wisconsin; ability to use all police equipment, and have the ability to physically perform all police tasks.

Apply: Submit a current Forest County DJ-LE-330 Application, a Cover Letter and a Resume to:
Attention: Chief Deputy Alex Walrath
Forest County Sheriff’s Office
100 South Park Avenue
Crandon WI 54520

Applications must be received by Monday, November 10th, 2020 at 4:00 PM. Applications are only available at the Forest County Sheriff’s Office or online at All questions on the application MUST be completed, including Section 6. Your social security number must also be included. Applications that are not completed will be rejected.

NOTE: Successful applicants will be required to submit to a written examination, oral interviews, extensive background investigation, a physical fitness test and a medical and drug examination.

The Forest County Sheriff's Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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