Sheriff’s Office Correctional Officer
The Iowa County Sheriff’s Office is seeking applications for a full-time Correctional Officer position. This position performs a variety of duties, either involving the care and custody of prisoners confined to the County jail, or the operation of the Sheriff’s Department communication center, including the 911 system. Employees will be required to work varied hours, weekends and holidays and are expected to work overtime. This position will be scheduled for 12 hour shifts starting on the pm rotation.
Minimum Qualifications include but not limited to: 18 years of age or older, high school diploma or G.E.D., valid drivers’ license, LESB jail certified or jail certifiable within one year of employment, demonstrated customer service job experience in which telecommunication equipment and computer equipment is managed simultaneously, TIME certification as it relates to the dispatch function, ability to read, write, and speak English fluently. Preferred Qualifications include: post high school credits in law enforcement, corrections, or telecommunications, prior law enforcement or corrections experience, prior experience in fire or emergency medical services, prior experience utilizing emergency services equipment, fluency in foreign languages.
Starting pay is $20.68/hr., with a generous comprehensive benefit package. Applicants with lateral experience may receive a higher starting hourly rate of pay.
Required employment application and job description are available at the Iowa County web site at www.iowacounty.org or at the Iowa County Employee Relations Office at 222 N. Iowa St. Dodgeville, WI 53533-1596 or call (608) 935-0374. Deadline for the required application is 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Applications will be use for any Correctional Officer vacancy within the next six (6) months. Equal Opportunity Employer
Deadline Note: Deadline for the required application is 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.