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Burnett County
Government Center
7410 County Road K
Siren, WI 54872
Jail Administrator

Burnett County is currently accepting applications for a Full-Time Jail Administrator with the Sheriff’s Department.  The Jail Administrator is the commander of the Jail/Communications Division, and is responsible for the overall administration of the Jail/Communications Division, under the direction of the Sheriff and Chief Deputy.  The Jail Administrator is directly accountable for the implementation and carrying out of the orders, policies and procedures of the Department.    

Job Description
  •  Position:              Jail Administrator
  •  Location:             Burnett County Government Center
  •  Time:                  Full Time
  •  Salary Range:      $27.48 to $30.53 per hour plus Excellent Fringe Benefits

For more information, please view Full Job Description and Official Job Posting.


A minimum of a two-year associate degree in Corrections Science/Criminal Justice from an accredited institution, or in related field, preferred.  Applicants must have a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License, current Wisconsin LESB certification as a Jail Officer.  Successful candidates will have no felony, misdemeanor, or domestic violence convictions.

Additional required experience includes: Five years of Corrections/Emergency Communications, experience involving the direct supervision of employees at rank of sergeant or higher, supervisory experience in Law Enforcement, Corrections, Emergency Communications or a combination of all three may be considered.  

Applicant must possess knowledge of correctional facility and emergency communications management practices, and knowledge of applicable state statutes and administrative code, including Ch. 302 and DOC350.  

The selection process includes submission of a completed Burnett County Law Enforcement application, oral interview(s), background investigation, medical and psychological evaluation, and drug and alcohol screening. 

To download an application, please view Jail Administrator Application.

For More Information
To inquire further, please contact:

Burnett County Administration/Human Resources Office
Burnett County Government Center - Room #190
7410 County Road K, #116
Siren, WI 54872

You can also contact us by calling p. 715-349-2181, or fax 715-349-2180.
Applications will be accepted until 4:30 pm, Friday, September 23rd, 2016.

Burnett County is an Equal Opportunity Employer