Dane County offers a very competitive hiring package for pre-certified law enforcment officers. If you are ready for a change, while enjoying increased pay and great benefits, it's time to give the Dane County Sheriff's Office a closer look. If you are already a certified law enforcement officer in Wisconsin, we recognize that your years of service are valuable. We offer a very generous hiring package for Certified WI Law Enforcement Officers. Not only will you start at a higher rate of pay, but you will enjoy longevity and educational incentive on top of that hourly rate.
Being a Dane County Sheriff's Deputy will challenge you while giving you opportunities to do more. The variety of assignments available at the Sheriff's Office means you will be constantly learning and growing.
Full-time WI Certified Law Enforcement Officers who are hired with Dane County as Deputies will receive an hour for hour match of their sick leave balance up to 1800 hours. This way you don't loose the sick leave you have accumulated at your current agency.
Sick leave balances are cashed out upon retirement and placed in a health savings account which allows retirees to use the money to pay for health insurance and other health related expenses
Your service at your current agency has value! Those years of service can be converted into longevity credits with Dane County. Hourly pay, incentive and vacation credits are all based on your longevity credits
*longevity credits do not impact agency seniority. Seniority is based on hire date
If you are pre-certified to become a Wisconsin Law Enforcement officer, or are certified and currently working part-time as a Wisconsin Law Enforcement agency, you can start at a higher pay rate.