Join The Team: Polk County Sheriff's Office Hiring For Corrections Officer, 911 Dispatcher

Sheriff's Office accepting applications for two positions.

Join The Team: Polk County Sheriff's Office Hiring For Corrections Officer, 911 Dispatcher

POLK COUNTY -- The Polk County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for Corrections Officer and 911 Communications Officer for their facility in Balsam Lake, Wisconsin.

Corrections Officer

A Corrections Officer is responsible for providing care and custody of male and female inmates in the jail providing a positive rehabilitative influence to all inmates; ensuring compliance with all applicable laws; and acting within agency policies and procedures.

Essential Duties:

  • Supervise and maintain custody of inmates of the Polk County Jail.
  • Maintain a safe and secure environment within the Jail.
  • Distribute medications, meals, and clean clothing to inmates.
  • Use software and computer-based applications during daily operations.
  • Respond to and document any emergency or special situation as necessary.
  • Properly apply and remove restraint devices.
  • Communicate effectively with staff, inmates, other agencies, and the public.
  • Report to work when ordered to do so by a supervisor.
  • Provide necessary back-up to other staff members.
  • Know and follow Sheriff’s Office policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Click Here to learn more and/or apply.

911 Communications Officer

Join our team as a 911 Communications Officer and be the lifeline between help and those in need. As a crucial part of our emergency response system, you will receive and prioritize calls, dispatch appropriate services, and provide vital instructions to callers. We’re seeking individuals with strong communication skills, the ability to stay calm under pressure, and familiarity with emergency communications systems. If you’re ready to make a difference and contribute to community safety, apply now! Join us in being the voice of hope in times of crisis.

Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for comprehensive knowledge of department responsibilities and programs in order to answer general internal and external customer questions; ascertains the appropriate contact within the department or county, or refers to an outside source in an efficient, professional manner.
  • Efficiently and accurately receive, initiate and document telephone, radio and computer communications.
  • Create and maintain accurate records providing documentation for all events and occurrences within the Emergency Communications Center.
  • Enter, verify and remove data from multiple proprietary software systems and national databases.
  • Evaluate, prioritize and disseminate information to proper authorities in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Recognize and properly respond to multiple and simultaneous events.
  • Communicate at all times in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions, including ability to testify in court when necessary.
  • Interpret messages, analyze distance and time periods, and utilize map data to identify addresses and the geographic layout of Polk County.
  • Adhere to Department's confidentiality policy.
  • Provide backup to peers during periods of absence and during peak workloads as directed to meet staffing needs of the 24/7 Emergency Communications Center.
  • Fulfills the department's mission and purpose.

Click Here to learn more and/or apply.

Last Update: Feb 09, 2024 11:13 am CST

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