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Oconto County Sheriff’s Department is looking to hire full time Corrections Officers. The 2017 wage rate is $17.71/hr. Excellent benefits including retirement, health, dental and vision. Applications and job descriptions can be obtained at the Oconto County Sheriff’s Office, 301 Washington Street, Oconto, WI 54153, during office hours 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. or by accessing the Oconto County website for on-line applications: http://www.co.oconto.wi.us/

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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