Waukesha County

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•Starting pay for candidates with no experience is $31.89/hr. Starting pay for those hired with experience will be determined based on experience. The pay scale for this position ranges from $31.89 – $40.75 per hour.

Lateral Transfer Benefits:  Newly hired deputies who have at least three years of full-time experience as a certified law enforcement officer within the 48 months prior to hire may be afforded a higher starting wage, up to 10 days of vacation and 40 hours of paid sick time during the first year of employment.  After the first year of employment, deputies hired with lateral transfer benefits accrue vacation time in accordance with the County's vacation schedule, based on their total number of years of experience as a full-time certified law enforcement officer.

•Waukesha County's group insurance programs and other benefit policies comprise a package that is highly competitive and satisfies the needs of its employees. Information provided here is intended to give only a brief summary of the employee benefit package and should not be considered a complete or definitive source of information. Additional and complete information will be provided upon hire.

Here are some highlights:

Health Insurance

•County pays 85% of monthly premium, employee pays 15%.

Life Insurance

•Automatic coverage in life insurance at no cost to employee. Additional coverage for spouse and dependents available at the employee's expense

Sick Leave

•8 hours earned per month, up to a maximum of 960 hours


•Vacation is earned starting the first of year of employment

•Vacation is accumulated based on years of service

Paid Holidays

•Eleven paid holidays per year

Clothing Allowance

•Initial uniform allowance of $800


•Immediate enrollment in the Wisconsin Retirement System.