Currently accepting applications for Full Time Positions and Eligibility Lists for:
- Road Patrol
- Female Jailer/Dispatcher
- Male Jailer/Dispatcher
Sixty college credits are required to be employed as a road patrol deputy. There is no requirement for a college degree or college credits for the jailer/dispatcher position. Jailer certification by the State of Wisconsin 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 certified as a jailer or certifiable as a law enforcement officer is available at https://wilenet.org/. Other eligibility requirements are spelled out in the County Ordinances 89-7 and 91-12 which will be available at the Administrative Office of the Richland County Sheriff if requested.
The application form to be submitted is the DJ-LE-330. This form is available on the internet at https://wilenet.org/ or at the Richland County Sheriff’s Department Administrative Office 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Friday, 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’s Department, c/o Amber Muckler, 181 West Seminary Street, Richland Center, WI 53581.
Completed applications with a resume are due Friday, April 3rd, 2020 by 4:00pm. Completed applications can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent via U.S. Mail to:
Richland County Sheriff’s Department
Office Manager Amber Muckler
181 W. Seminary Street
Richland Center, WI 53581
All candidates who apply must pass a written and a physical agility exam. The date of the exam is tentatively scheduled for Saturday April 18th, 2020.
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
- Typing proficiency test
- Initial Oral Interview
- Final Oral Interview
- Background and Reference Checks
- Pre-employment drug test
- Medical & Psychological Examination
Applicants must be able to work days, evenings, midnights, weekends and holidays, have good verbal and written communication skills, have the ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment, be able to render credible testimony in a court of law, have adequate computer skills and be able to perform essential functions of the position they hold among other requirements.
Richland County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Richland County Law Enforcement Committee
James J. Bindl, Sheriff of Richland County