Jefferson County is home to approximately 85,000 residents, spread over 583 square miles where the Sheriff’s Office works hard to uphold their mission to promote a criminal justice system that balances the protection of life, liberty, and property of the community within the rights and privileges of the individual and to make choices that are consistent with their pursuit to fashion a credible, professional law enforcement agency, engraving the mark of excellence upon all acts and decisions.
The Sheriff’s Office is opening up an ongoing recruitment list of dedicated, hard-working, and ethically-driven individuals who are interested in becoming a Deputy Sheriff. We are anticipating a higher number of retirements for 2022. Deputies begin in the Jail Division and transfer to the Patrol Division as openings occur, based on seniority. Deputies assigned to the Jail Division are full-sworn deputy sheriffs with full-arrest powers and protective status. You will be successful in this role by completing the following key tasks and responsibilities:
Starting wage information:
Benefit information can be found at:
Benefits may be accelerated based on prior law enforcement experience and certifications already obtained.
Written test is required.
You will be notified of the testing date/details if you meet the minimum requirements.
Application and position details are available at www.jeffersoncountywi.gov or Jefferson County Human Resources: 311 S. Center Ave. Room 111, Jefferson, WI 53549.
Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer