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Forest County Sheriff's Office

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

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Forest County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for Correctional Officers. These positions have been deemed essential and we are seeking male and female candidates for both full-time and part-time positions.

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: Full time hourly wage rate begins at $18.36 per hour. Increasing to $18.96 with 40 hours of vacation after one year of service. Pay and vacation time continues to increase with longevity. Benefits include: Wisconsin Retirement Fund, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Sick Leave, Vacation Time, 9 Paid Holidays, Uniform Allowance, Deferred Compensation and Education Incentive Pay. Part Time hourly wage rate is $18.00 per hour.

Qualifications: Must be 18 years of age; US Citizen; high school graduate or equivalent; valid Wisconsin driver’s license; good verbal and written communications skills; basic computer knowledge; able to handle stressful situations and must be self-motivated and able to work well with others as well as to work independently of others.

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 Friday July 10, 2020 at 4:00 PM. Applications are only available at the Forest County Sheriff’s Office or online at www.forestcountysheriff.org. 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


****** Application and Release of Information available below. *******


  • Employment Application - PDF
  • Employment Application - Word Doc
  • Release of Information