The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for the purpose of establishing an eligibility list to fill future vacancies in the Department. There is no requirement for a college degree or college credits for the jailer-dispatcher position. Certification by the State of Wisconsin as a “certified jailer” prior to employment is not a requirement. Those applicants who possess jail certification may receive preference during the jail-dispatcher hiring procedure. Information on how to become a “certified jailer” prior to employment is available at www.wilenet.org. Other eligibility requirements are spelled out in the County Ordinances 89-7 and 91-12 which is available at the Administrative Office of the Richland County Sheriff if requested.
Application form to be submitted is the DJ-LE-330. This form is available on the internet at www.wilenet.org or is available at the Richland County Sheriff’s Department administrative office 8am-4:30pm M-F, or at the Richland County Sheriff’s Dispatch Center 24 hours a day. You may also request a DJ-LE-330 application form by writing to the Sheriff at 181 West Seminary Street, Richland Center, WI 53581 however, be aware that all application forms must be received at the Richland County Sheriff’s Department by Friday, July 7th, 2017 by 4:00pm.
Candidates will be required to meet all State of Wisconsin requirements as well as pass and complete the following:
- Department Application Form
- State of Wisconsin Entry Level Jailer-Dispatcher exam
- Physical Agility Test
- Oral Interview by Law Enforcement Personnel of the Department
- Background and Reference Checks
- Oral Interview by the Richland Co. Law Enforcement Committee
- Pre-employment drug test
- Medical & Psychological Examination
The applicant must show and maintain the ability to work day, evening and midnight shifts, weekends and holidays, good verbal and written communication skills, ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment, ability to render credible testimony in a court of law, ability to perform essential functions of the position they hold to include necessary computer skills.
Richland County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For the Richland County Law Enforcement Committee
James J. Bindl, Sheriff of Richland County