Deputy Sheriff

Application Deadline: 2023-05-31
Job Type: County
Job Description:


Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Posting Expected Pay Range: $33.28/hr. – $36.80/hr.

Applications will be accepted until positions have been filled.

Please submit Cover Letter & Resume with application

Working Hours: Rotating 4 days on – 2 days off schedule

We are seeking candidates who want to be leaders in our community. If you have interest in coaching, volunteering, or helping your neighbor, you may be a great fit for our team.

We offer:

Take Home Squad Car Program
Live anywhere inside of Dodge County or in a border community
Special Unit and Program opportunities after completion of probation (K9, SWAT, Crash Investigation Team, CART, Drone, Instructors, FTO, Rec Patrol, Community Policing, Project Lifesaver, Cadet Advisor, Peer Support, Drug Task Force, etc.)
We have flexibility to work with Lateral candidates based on experience


Under the general direction of Operations Captain with general responsibilities of traffic enforcement, investigation of criminal activity, responding to calls for service as requested by the public, and maintaining peace and public order.


Protects the motoring public by conducting traffic enforcement fairly, consistently and courteously to deter traffic violations and prevent traffic crashes.
Responds to all requests for assistance from public as necessary.
Determines where high crash volume locations exist and take appropriate action to reduce crashes.
Determines if violations of law or ordinance have occurred and take appropriate law enforcement action if necessary.
Manages and investigates crash scenes and properly documents all evidence and information obtained
Records for permanent record clear, complete, correct, and concise reports of daily assignments and investigations.
Brings cases before the courts and testifies as required in court in the pursuit of justice.
Detects/deters crime within assigned area by use of problem oriented law enforcement practices.
Keeps or restores peace and public order while preventing injury, death, or damage to property.
Acts pursuant to law to safely transfers prisoners to jail or between various local, county, state, or federal facilities.
Provides traffic control, security measures, or other functions at special events as required.
Makes public appearances to the public about various aspects of law enforcement.
Attends training as required.
May work as Undercover Investigator to detect and record information and collect evidence of narcotic, drug, and other criminal violations.
Serves Civil Process papers as required.
Maintains a professional attitude and appearance.
Understands and follows the mission and vision statement of the sheriff’s office.
Regular attendance and punctuality required.
Performs other related duties as may be required or assigned.
Minimum Requirements:

Proficient skill in traffic enforcement and crash investigation, criminal and non-criminal investigation, and report writing.
Working knowledge of applicable state statutes, county ordinances, and departmental policies, rules, and procedures.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to function effectively and prioritize functions under stressful conditions.
Ability to explain and enforce federal, state, and county laws clearly and courteously.
Must meet requirements of Dodge County Driver Qualification Policy.


Must be 21 years of age, law enforcement certifiable by the State of Wisconsin, and have valid, unrestricted Wisconsin motor vehicle operator’s license. Before commencing employment on any basis in law enforcement, an individual must have met recruit qualifications established by Law Enforcement Standards Board OR must possess at least either a two (2) year associate degree from Wisconsin vocational, technical, and adult education district or its accredited equivalent from another state or minimum of 60 fully accredited college level credits. Must pass written, oral and physical examinations as required by the Sheriff. Prior experience as a law enforcement officer is desired. Requirements of the current labor agreement apply where pertinent.


Nearly constant time pressure. Frequent repetitive activities. Frequent work under distractions. Frequent high/low temperatures. Frequent high stress situations. Frequent improper illumination. Minimal intense/continuous noise. May be exposed to free flowing blood and communicable disease.


The County of Dodge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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