Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office Looking to Hire New Deputy Sheriffs

Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office has openings for  Deputy Sheriffs with annual salary of $45,912.67 to $65,859.25.

Basic requirements include: Minimum age of 21 / United States Citizenship at time of appointment / Valid Wisconsin Driver’s license at time of application and maintained during incumbency / Successful completion of the Office of the Sheriff Background Investigation. 

As part of this testing procedure, all applicants will be required to demonstrate their ability to perform the physical aspects of the Deputy Sheriff position by successfully completing a physical assessment consistent with the State of Wisconsin LESB standards prior to admission into the Sheriff’s training academy including:

o 1.5 Mile Run to be completed in 20 minutes, 20 seconds or less. 
o 300 Meter Run to be completed in 82 seconds or less. 
o Minimum of 18 Push-Ups completed. 
o 24 Sit-Ups completed within one (1) minute. 
o Vertical Jump of at least 11.5 inches. 
o Agility Run completed within 23.4 seconds

Minimum education requirements are possession of a two year Associate degree from an accredited technical college or a minimum of 60 college level credits from an accredited college or university.

Preferred education consists of a Bachelor’s degree in an interdisciplinary field that incorporates the study of law, psychology, sociology, public administration, police sciences, criminal justice, or business; Any Postgraduate level degree, regardless of discipline.

The payrange for Deputy Sheriff is $45,912.67 - $65,859.25 per year (straight time), and the online application is available at, and will remain open until 7:00 PM on Wednesday, November 23rd.

 Individuals offered employment must pass a pre-employment drug test, medical examination, physical agility test and psychological examination as a condition of employment.

 Applicants are no longer required to be residents of Milwaukee County, but are required to be residents of the State of Wisconsin. A scenario-based video and written examination for qualified candidates will be administered on December 6th, 7th, or 10th, and those achieving a satisfactory score will be invited to participate in a physical assessment to take place on January 7th, or January 8th 2017. 

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