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​224 N Beaumont Rd, Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

Full-Time Female Jailer Position

Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, Prairie du Chien, WI, currently has a Full-Time Jailer Position opening.

Applications are now being accepted for one full-time position  

The starting salary is $20.07 per hour.  There is an increase at six months and at one year of successful employment, plus fringe benefits including paid holidays, health insurance, life insurance, clothing allowance, longevity pay, vacation, and sick leave.

It is a 7:00 am-7:00 pm shift; with a schedule of three shifts on, two off, two on, three off 


  • U.S. citizen; at least 18 years of age
  • high school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
  • no felony convictions or convictions of domestic violence laws 
  • good character as established by a thorough background investigation
  • Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment
  • Must be Training & Standards Jail Certified  
  • Successfully complete a medical examination, drug screen, and a one-year probationary period.

Jailer Duties: 

  • Act as turnkey for prisoners committed to the jail & safeguard their valuables
  • Book & release prisoners & other jail functions done on the computer
  • Receive & record fines & bail money
  • Supervise prisoner work details
  • Log & admit visitors
  •  Answer inquiries
  • Photograph & fingerprint prisoners or other fingerprinting when necessary
  • Maintain records & prepare reports
  • Assume other responsibilities & duties as directed

Necessary Skills: 

  • Working knowledge of Wisconsin Statutes relating to the care & commitment of prisoners (Jail Standards)
  • Working knowledge of the methods & practices of jail housekeeping
  • Ability to handle & control prisoners
  • Ability to establish & maintain effective working & public relationships

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Application for Full-Time Female Jailer Position

         Applications are due to the Crawford County Sheriff's Office by 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17, 2019.

        Mail application, release of information sheet and letter of interest to:

                   224 N Beaumont Rd, Prairie du Chien, WI 53821


               or email:     crawfordrecords@crawfordcountywi.org