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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 Office - Correctional Officer

Forest County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for full-time and part-time Correctional Officer positions. Individuals will be required to work day and/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 is $18.36 per hour, $18.60 per hour and 40 hours of vacation time after one year of service. Pay wage 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, if applicable. Part time hourly rate is $18.18.

Qualifications: Must be 18 years of age; US citizen; high school graduate or equivalent; have a valid Wisconsin driver’s license; good verbal and written communications skills; basic 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, a current DJ-LE-330 Application, Cover Letter and Resume to: Attention: Chief Deputy Alex Walrath Forest County Sheriff’s Department 100 South Park Avenue Crandon WI 54520

Applications must be received by Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 3:00 PM Forms are available at the Forest County Sheriff’s Department or online at All questions on the application MUST be completed, including Section 6 - Questions A, B & C and your social security number. Applications that are not accurately completed will be rejected.

NOTE: All correspondence from our agency will be through email so be sure to provide an accurate email address on your application.

NOTE: Successful applicants will be required to submit to a written exam, oral interview, background investigation, physical test, medical exam and drug screen.


Thank You.