Oconto County Sheriff’s Department is currently accepting applications to establish a full-time eligibility list for the position of Deputy Sheriff. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Starting wage (2017 rate) per contract is $23.75/hr with increases after 6 months and 18 months. Apply on-line at the Oconto County website: http://www.co.oconto.wi.us/. Job description also available at this web address.
U.S. citizen; Minimum age 19; Valid driver’s license with a good driving record; Good physical condition; High school graduate or GED equivalent; 60 college credits with Associate degree in Police Science or related field preferred; DOJ Certified or a Certifiable Law Enforcement Officer preferred; Ability to possess a firearm; No felony convictions; No domestic abuse convictions; Vision correctable to 20/20; Good verbal and written communication skills; React quickly and effectively in stressful situations; Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays; Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems; Clear and concise speech; Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously; Ability to perform essential functions of this position; Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment.
Additionally, successful applicants for this position will be required to pass a written exam, oral interviews, a background check, drug screening, physical (health), psychological and vision screenings. Residency requirements per Wisconsin State statute.
Oconto County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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