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Deputy Sheriff

The New Administration with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is recruiting for a Deputy Sheriff vacancy.  Qualifications: Minimum two-year Associate Degree or 60 credits from an accredited Technical College, College or University; a High School diploma or its equivalent; and a minimum of 18 years of age.  Requirements: State Law Enforcement Standards Board Certified or Certifiable is preferred. Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license. No felony or extensive misdemeanor convictions and willing to work flexible hours.  How to Apply: Submit WI Law Enforcement Standard Board application DJ-LE330 applicants MUST complete the 3 questions in Section 6 for consideration. Selection process includes oral interviews, background investigation, medical & psychological evaluations, drug and alcohol screenings. Starting pay $25.212 – 28.525 per hour depending on experience as Columbia County has a lateral transfer program (this is 2017 wage as 2018 and 2019 union contracts are being negotiated).

In addition submit a resume, a cover letter and your responses to following essay questions:

1. Why do you feel you are the best candidate for a Deputy Sheriff position with Columbia County?

2. Why is the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office your department of choice?

3. How does the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office fit into your career goals?

Please limit your response to a one-page typed letter.  Obtain the Law Enforcement application from the Columbia County website www.co.columbia.wi.us or Wilenet.org.  Application deadline is March 15, 2019.  Interviews for the top candidates will be scheduled shortly after the deadline.  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.   read more ...