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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 Full Time and Part Time Correctional Officer/Dispatcher positions and to establish an eligibility list for future positions.

Individuals will be required to work day and night shifts, weekends, and holidays as shift rotations dictate. Applicants will be responsible for operations of the telephone and radio systems, jail responsibilities, clerical duties and 911 operations

Salary and Benefits:The starting hourly rate for full time pay for this position is $17.15 per hour, $17.75 per hour after one year; and $18.46 per hour after two years of service, based on 2018 wages. Benefits include: Wisconsin Retirement Fund, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Sick Leave, Vacation Time, 9 Paid Holidays, Uniform Allowance, Deferred Compensation and Education Incentive Pay, if applicable.

Qualifications: Must be 18 years; US citizen; high school graduate or equivalent; have a valid Wisconsin driver's license; good verbal and written communications skills; prior experience and knowledge of computers; ability to handle stressful situations; and the ability to work varied shifts. Applicants must be self motivated and able to work independently of others.

Apply: Submit Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board form DJ-LE-330 (forms available at the Forest County Sheriff's Office or on www.wilenet org), by Applications must be received by Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 at 4:00 PM to the Forest County Sheriff's Office, 100 South Park Ave. Crandon WI. 54520 Attention: Chief Deputy Alex Walrath. Please include a cover letter, a current DJ-LE-330 application and Resume. ALL APPLICATIONS THAT ARE NOT COMPLETELY AND ACCURATELY FILLED OUT WILL BE REJECTED INCLUDING ANY AND ALL QUESTIONS ON THE APPLICATION. This includes questions A, B and C under part 6 of the DJ-LE-330 application.

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

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