Sheriff - Deputy

405 N Main St, Shawano, WI 54166, USA Req #473
Monday, May 13, 2024
Shawano County is organized according to Chapter 59 of the Wisconsin Statutes. The following is the County’s Mission Statement and Policy on Quality:
“The primary mission of Shawano County is to provide all County citizens with cost-effective, prompt and high-quality County services. Quality is the extent to which a product or service conforms to requirements and meets or exceeds customer expectations.”

*It is the policy of Shawano County to recruit and select the most qualified persons for positions in the County's service. Recruitment and selection shall be conducted in an affirmative manner which ensures open competition and provides equal employment opportunity as protected by state or federal law. 
If you need any accommodations during the recruitment or employment process because of a disability, please notify Human Resources to ensure appropriate accommodations can be made.

Shawano County is pleased to offer our full-time employees (30+ hours/week) a comprehensive benefits package including:
  • Paid Time Off - Earn just under 5 weeks in your first year when working 40 hours/week
  • Nine (9) Paid Holidays
  • Health Insurance including vision coverage with option of a high or low deductible health insurance plan.
  • County-funded Health Reimbursement Account or HSA depending on health plan selection.
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Gym Membership Discounts
  • Dependent Flexible Spending Account
  • Dental Insurance
  • Long and Short-Term Disability
  • Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • State Pension Plan
  • Deferred Compensation (457) Retirement Plans
Shawano County is pleased to offer our part-time employees (regularly scheduled to work 24-29 hours/week) a comprehensive benefits package: 
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • State Pension Plan
  • Gym Membership Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program


Job Summary

This position is to maintain the greatest possible enforcement of State laws and ordinances for the preservation of public peace, protection of property, prevention of crime and the arrest and conviction of violators.  This is a law enforcement position with arrest powers.  Work is performed in accordance with prescribed regulations and is reviewed by a supervisor through conferences, reports and a performance review. This position reports to the Patrol Lieutenant or designee.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Adequately and carefully patrol the areas assigned to him/her, and to familiarize themselves with the area.
  • Conduct investigations of crashes.
  • Conduct criminal investigations consistent with department standards and protect the crime scene until relieved of such duty.
  • Collect, photograph, diagram, and preserve physical evidence, log and store evidence consistent with department standards, package evidence for transport to various laboratories.
  • Conduct interviews and interrogations consistent with federal and state law and department policy.
  • Prepare detailed and concise reports required for the successful prosecution of criminal cases.
  • Enforce all laws and ordinances with respect to the State Statutes and County ordinances.
  • Maintain radio and/or telephone contact with the Department and inform Dispatch of location and reason upon leaving squad.
  • Transport inmates to and from medical appointments, health care facilities, court appearances, etc.
  • Serve civil process papers and subpoenas as assigned by a supervisor.
  • Enter data and all required information into the computer system and/or complaints, as needed.
  • Prepares and maintains various records and reports relative to assigned cases and accident reports; maintain daily activity report.
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned.
  • The duties are not all inclusive. Other duties or responsibilities may be assigned.

*An addendum to the job description is located in the Sheriff’s Department for those Deputies who have received specialized training and may be required to assist with functions in those areas.


  • Associate Degree in Criminal Justice.
  • Must be certified as a Law Enforcement Officer in the State of Wisconsin and maintain such certification throughout employment with the position.
  • Must maintain CPR certification.
  • Requires a valid Wisconsin driver's license. Employees are responsible for periodic reviews of individual training records and requesting the requisite amount of training necessary to maintain state certification.

 **This position closes June 17, 2024.



Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $28.24
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  • 405 N Main St, Shawano, WI 54166, USA