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Oconto County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications to hire Correctional Officers as well as create an eligibility list. Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. Starting wage is $19.94/hr. Excellent benefit package including State Retirement. Please apply on-line and include resume and references. Job description available by clicking link below. Application deadline is March 13 , 2020, at 3:00 p.m.


High school graduate or GED equivalent. Two-Year or Four-Year Corrections Officer/Law Enforcement Degree preferred.

Responsible for the security of the facility and overseeing the security and conduct of inmates. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written. Understand and follow verbal orders given by supervisors and written procedures and regulations. Make effective decisions and exercise good judgment under stressful situations. Work quickly and efficiently under constantly changing job demands. Possess a valid driver’s license. Have no criminal convictions.

Successful applicants for this position will be required to undergo a background check, physical (health) and psychological screenings, work rotating shifts with varying days off, and within first year, successfully pass State Certification

Oconto County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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