Corrections Officer Male – Sheriff’s Office

Application Deadline: 2023-12-28
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Pay starting at $23.90 per hour

Oneida County is accepting applications for a full-time Corrections Officer position with the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office. Male candidates preferred for this position as a bona fide occupational qualification in compliance with Sec. 302.41, Wis. Stats. No previous experience or post high school education required.

Position includes an excellent benefit package including enrollment in the Wisconsin Retirement System, health, dental and vision insurance, short-term disability coverage and generous PTO (Paid Time Off) with the ability to carry over unused hours into future years. The 2023 starting wage is $23.90 per hour with potential for performance and cost of living wage increases.

Qualified applicants must have a High School degree or equivalent; knowledge of computers; keep accurate records and make detailed reports; good verbal and written communication skills; basic math skills; have a valid WI driver’s license; make good independent decisions based on practices, rules and procedures. Knowledge of rules, regulations and state statutes regarding housing of prisoners as well as State Certification as a Corrections Officer is preferred, however, employer is willing to pay employee wages and certification costs while the employee obtains certification as a Corrections Officer.

Successful applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen, medical exam, psychological assessment, background check and oral interview.

Complete job description and required Sheriff’s Office application is available at under the Employment tab. Applications must be typed, fully completed, signed and either emailed to or mailed to Oneida County LRES (Personnel), P.O. Box 400, Courthouse, 1 S. Oneida Ave., Rhinelander, WI 54501.

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Oneida County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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