The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications to establish an eligibility list to fill future vacancies in the department. The State of Wisconsin requires a road patrol deputy to have at minimum of two year associates degree or 60 college credits. Richland County Ordinance requires a person to be certified or certifiable prior to employment. Information on how to become a certified law enforcement officer prior to employment is available at www.wilenet.org. Other eligibility requirements are spelled out in County Ordinance 89-7 and 91-12 which is available at the Sheriff’s Administration Office Monday through Friday 8am-4pm as requested.
Application form to be submitted is the DJ-LE-330. This form is available on the internet at WILENET.ORG or is available at the Richland County Sheriff’s Department Communications Center 24 hrs a day. You may also request a form be mailed to you by writing the however, be aware that all applications must be received by Wednesday, November 15th 2017 at 4:00p.m.
Richland County Sheriff’s Department
181 W. Seminary Street
Richland Center, WI 53581
All candidates who apply must pass a written and a physical agility exam. The exams will be administered on Saturday, November 25th, 2017. The written exam will be given at 8:00am at the Richland County Courthouse. The physical agility exam will be the same day at 1:00pm..
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 Law Enforcement Exam
- Physical agility test
- Oral Interview – Deputy Panel
- Oral interview—Richland County Law Enforcement Committee
- Background and reference checks
- Pre-Employment Drug Test
- Medical Exam
- Psychological Exam
Applicants must be able to work days, evenings, midnights, weekends and holidays, have good verbal and written communication skills, ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment, 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.
For the Richland County Law Enforcement Committee,
James J. Bindl, Sheriff of Richland County