Jailer Eligibility List
Chippewa County is currently accepting applications for Jailer positions within the Sheriff’s Department. This Eligibility List is being established to fill current and future vacancies and is open to both male and female applicants. This position is responsible for supervising inmates of the Chippewa County Jail while assuring a safe, secure, and sanitary environment . Qualified candidates will have the ability to manage, direct and command people in a respectful and effective manner as well as a demonstrated history of being able to think and act quickly, accurately and calmly under time constraints and in difficult or emergency situations.
Minimum Qualifications: A High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Two (2) years of previous corrections / jail experience and/or 60 college credits is preferred. If not currently certified, the 200-hour basic Jail Officers Certification must be obtained within one year of hire (tuition and wages while attending the school are paid by Chippewa County). A valid driver’s license is required. Visit www.co.chippewa.wi.us and select “Career Opportunities” to view the full position description and other job requirements.
Starting Wage: $22.50 per hour – OR – $24.30 per hour with two (2) or more years qualified experience. Maximum Wage: $30.38 per hour
Benefits: Health insurance offered through AmeriBen (Anthem BluePreferred Network) is a high deductible plan ($2,000 for an individual and $4,000 for a family) with $0 premiums! Wisconsin Retirement System pension! Dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending, critical illness, accident insurance and disability insurance offered. Generous PTO program of 7.09 hours of PTO earned bi-weekly. For more information on Chippewa County’s benefits visit our website at https://www.co.chippewa.wi.us/government/administration/human-resources-division/employee-benefits.
Applications will only be accepted through the online application process at www.co.chippewa.wi.us under Career Opportunities. Applications must be submitted electronically. EOE.