Corrections Officer -Ongoing Recruitment 2017
|Location:||MC - Wausau|
|Application Deadline Date:||12/30/17|
Marathon County in Northcentral Wisconsin is a great place to live, work, visit and conduct business. Our county government is highly regarded and contributes to a high quality of life by:
Eligible Marathon County employees enjoy competitive salaries, flexible schedules, and a range of excellent benefits, including:
The Marathon County Employee Resources Department is recruiting to fill current and future vacancies that may occur.
Corrections Officers and Juvenile Detention Officers are responsible for the safety and supervision of inmates at the Marathon County adult jail and juvenile detention center operating 24 hours a day, seven days per week. Employees work 12 hour shifts on a 2on/2off, 3on/2off, 2on/3off shift schedule. This work schedule includes weekends and holidays.
This is responsible work ensuring that secure, safe, and sanitary conditions exists in the daily operation of the County Adult or Juvenile detention facility. Corrections Officers must be capable to perform duties in all areas of the corrections facilities including floor, housing control, central control, booking, escort/transportation, and Huber/home monitoring assignments at any given time. Corrections Officers may also be required to provide assistance in the duties of Classification and Court Officers.
Work is performed in accordance with established policies and procedures. Employees will need to exercise some independent judgment when monitoring inmate behavior. Decisions are usually limited to interpretation of rules and an immediate supervisor is available for consultation. No supervision is exercised over other employees but may involve supervision of inmate work. Direct supervision is received from supervisors or higher ranking officers. Work is reviewed by observance and inspection of compliance with established rules and procedures. Work may be performed on a rotating shift basis. Work involves an element of danger.
High school graduation or equivalent preferred. PLUS one of the following:
Good personal reputation and background which will withstand pre-appointment investigation. Current certification as a Wisconsin Jail Officer or Juvenile Detention Officer is a plus. Ability to speak Hmong or Spanish is not required, but will be given credit in evaluating applications. NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATION: Valid driver’s license and a driving record that meets County standards.
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At this time we are only requiring you to complete this on-line application. An email confirmation will be sent to you for this specific position.
If you are selected for an interview with the Sheriff's Department, you will be required to complete BOTH the Marathon County Sheriff's Office Personal History Form and Notarized Release of Information Authorization Form**
These forms can be found by RETURNING to the Marathon County Website at: www.co.marathon.wi.us Go to the Sheriff's Department page, Click on Employment Forms and complete both of the forms listed: Marathon County Sheriff's Office Personal History Form and Notarized Release of Information Authorization Form**
There is a question at the end of the application that will ask you if you have completed the Personal History Form and Notarized Release of Information form within the last 12 months.
Performs varied job assignments as required, rotating assignments between floor, housing control, central control, booking, escort/transportation, and Huber/home monitoring assignments. Examples of duties follow:
Salary Range (B23): Minimum-- $18.78, Midpoint--$22.06; Maximum--$25.35.
All applicants will be notified regarding the status of their application. The selection of the successful candidate may be made by assessment of education and background, oral interview, review of references, written background assessment, extensive background investigation, and/or other job-related selection procedures. The selected candidate will be required to satisfactorily complete a post-offer medical examination, psychological assessment, and drug screening.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE: This classification may have occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. Refer to the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department Exposure Control Plan for more specific information.
Marathon County will make arrangements to furnish appropriate auxiliary aids and services where necessary and reasonable to afford an individual with a disability the opportunity to participate in the recruitment process. Please notify the Employee Resources Department office or phone (715) 261-1451 to request special accommodations prior to the application deadline.
Wisconsin Statutes, Sections 19.36 (7), 64.09 (5), and 64.11 (7) require public employers to treat the following items as a public record: Each applicant’s application, records, recommendations and qualifications except as provided in Section 19.36 (7), Wis. Stats. that allows the identity of an applicant to remain confidential if the applicant requests in writing that the County not provide access to this information.
If you choose not to have this information become a public record, you must make such a request in writing to the Employee Resources Department. If you become a finalist for the position, your identity may be disclosed as required by law.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Ongoing Recruitment.
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