The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is currently accepting applications for a…
Completed applications with a resume are due Friday, August 17th, 2018 by 4:00pm
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 https://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.
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 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, August 17th, 2018 by 4:00pm.
All candidates who apply must pass a written and a physical agility exam. Dates of the exam are not yet available.
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
The applicant must show and maintain the ability to work day, evening, 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, and ability to perform essential functions of the position they hold and necessary computer skills.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Richland County Law Enforcement Committee
James J. Bindl, Sheriff of Richland County