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Oconto County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications to hire Correctional Officers as well as create an eligibility list. Come join us in our new facility! Starting wage is $17.71/hr. with an increase to $18.22/hr. after 3-months, and $18.72 after 1 year, plus, any other wage plan adjustments that may occur. Excellent benefit package. For job description and to apply on-line, go to the Oconto County website at: http://www.co.oconto.wi.us/. Application deadline is November 1, 2017.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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 pass a written exam, a background check, physical (health) and psychological screenings, work rotating shifts with varying days off, and within first year, successfully pass State Certification.

Oconto is an AA/EOE.

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