Correctional Officer

Job Title
Correctional Officer
Company or Organization
State of Wisconsin – Department of Corrections – Dodge Correctional Institution
Waupun, WI
Job Description
** Now Hiring for our 11/09/2021 Academy **

You will need to complete an application on Wisc.Jobs to the Correctional Officer – Statewide 2021 posting with the announcement ID: 2295…


No prior training or experience is required. The department provides 6-weeks paid training before entering the field.

Correctional Officers perform security-related tasks in the institution they are assigned. They direct and monitor inmate behavior, counsel inmates, conduct personal searches and may transport inmates to/from other institutions, medical facilities, county jails, etc.

-At least 18 years of age
-High school diploma or equivalent
-No felony convictions without a pardon
-No domestic violence convictions
-Must meet firearm standards
-Must be willing to work overtime
-Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications of this application process for further consideration.

Other steps of the selection process include passing a medical exam, drug test and fitness test.

A well qualified applicant will have experience in problem solving, effective communication and conflict resolution.

The State of Wisconsin provides a robust benefits package that includes:
-Comprehensive health insurance and prescription coverage
-Supplemental dental and vision insurance
-Life and disability insurance
-Accident coverage
-Long-term care insurance
-Flexible Spending Accounts
-​Coverage under the Wisconsin Retirement System​​

Leave benefits include:
-Vacation benefits that increase over time
-Nine paid legal holidays
-Paid personal holidays
-Paid sick leave

End Date for Job Posting