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Jail Sergeant

Chippewa County is currently seeking a candidate for a Jail Sergeant position within the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department. The job duties of the Jail Sergeant include but are not limited to provide direction and basic supervision of the jail work force and inmate population. Supervises inmates and all jail staff in the custody, care, and transportation of inmates at the County Jail during assigned shift. Work involves supervision of the daily operation of an assigned area on an assigned shift and training of Jail Deputies. 

Minimum Qualifications: A minimum of 60 college credits from an accredited college as defined by the U.S. Department of Education is required. Must be Jail Certified in the State of Wisconsin or certifiable within one year of appointment. Out of state certifications will be considered. Must have a minimum of two (2) years of Chippewa County Jailer experience or three (3) years of Jail/Corrections or Law Enforcement experience from an outside agency. WI Law Enforcement Standard Board (LESB) certification preferred. Out of state certifications will be considered. CPR and/or basic first aid preferred. A valid driver’s license is required. Visit to view the full position description and other job requirements.
Starting Wage: $27.54 - $29.74 per hour depending on qualifications plus an excellent fringe benefit package. Maximum Wage: $37.18 per hour.
Benefits: Health insurance offered through AmeriBen (Anthem BluePreferred Network) is a high deductible plan ($2,000 for an individual and $4,000 for a family) with $0 premiums! Wisconsin Retirement System pension! Dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending, critical illness, accident insurance and disability insurance offered. Generous PTO program of 7.09 hours of PTO earned bi-weekly. For more information on Chippewa County’s benefits visit our website at
Applications will only be accepted through the online application process at under Career Opportunities. Applications must be submitted electronically by Thursday, October 6th 2022 at 4:30 p.m. Application materials received after that date and time will not be considered. EOE.