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Administrative Sergeant

Oneida County

Job Description


SUMMARY: The Administrative Sergeant shall supervise Deputy Sheriff’s, a Clerk-Matron, and Secretarial staff, subject to the order of the Sheriff or Chief Deputy. The Administrative Sergeant shall direct the work of the Sheriff's Office in accordance with State Statute, Policy and Procedures prescribed by the Sheriff and Chief Deputy, under the direction of the Chief Deputy.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Includes the following on a daily basis.

    1. Performs all essential duties of deputy sheriffs as appropriate.
    2. Ensure adequate allocation of personnel and resources for completion of assignments in the Court Services and Records Bureau.
    3. Supervises the work of deputy sheriffs who are assigned to court services and transports, clerk-matron, and secretaries as required.
    4. Coordinate the transportation of all prisoners in the custody of the Sheriff and make arrangements for the movement of inmates for all scheduled appearances. This responsibility includes the operation of the detention area located at the Oneida County Courthouse.
    5. Coordinate and maintain a working relationship for all court related activities between the Department, and: Circuit Court, Clerk of Courts, Corporation Counsel, District Attorney’s Office, and County Department’s. This includes maintaining security at the Courthouse to the level established by Oneida County.
    6. Review reports and arrests generated by court service deputies and review and assign work to clerk matron and secretaries.
    7. Be present or available for consultation regarding any incidents of a serious nature occurring in assigned area of responsibilities.
    8. Read, review and implement practical applications contained in the Wisconsin State Statutes, Law Enforcement Bulletin, Wisconsin Law Enforcement Officers Criminal Law Handbook, Policies and Procedures, and other manuals.
    9. Review schedules for assigned personnel to ensure adequate assignment of personnel for future shifts.
    10. Ensure that assigned personnel have adequate supplies, make recommendations for replacement or additional supplies or equipment.
    11. Make recommendations for training of staff under their supervision
    12. Complete ongoing evaluation of staff under their supervision and complete required forms.
    13. Any other assigned duties.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Includes the following requirements:

    1. Knowledge of organization and functions of other agencies and county departments involved with the court system.

    2. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within all the divisions of the Sheriff's Office.

    3. Ability to prepare and supervise the preparation of clear, accurate, and comprehensive reports.

    4. Develop working knowledge regarding the proper operation of all assigned equipment of staff.

    5. Ability to assume command during all incidents of serious nature.

    6. All the same qualifications as Deputy Sheriff.


High school diploma with a minimum of 4-years experience as a Deputy Sheriff within the Sheriff's Office.


Good mathematical skills.


Must have the ability to evaluate situations, based on training and experience, and make good decisions. Ability to exercise discretion within designated duties and responsibilities.


Wisconsin Department of Justice – Training and Standards Bureau Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer. Valid Wisconsin drivers license. Maintain certification in firearms, annual in service training, and other specialized areas as assigned.


Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills


Sound decision making ability based on training and experience is paramount.