Why Work for Us?

NEW: Earn up to $5,000 Signing Bonus!

Signing Bonus for Newly Hired Full-Time Staff 
$2,000 payment upon hire$3,000 payment after first year of service
Signing Bonus for Newly Hired Part-Time Staff 
$250 payment upon hire$250 payment following completion of first year of service
*If employee separates prior to completing two (2) years of service, they will be required to repay the entire amount of their signing bonus. Payment is subject to taxes. All positions are eligible for the signing bonus except Executive Team and HR. Academy sponsored individuals are eligible for the full-time incentive when hired as a Deputy Sheriff; they are not eligible for the part-time incentive. Other employees transitioning from a part-time to full-time role will receive the full-time sighing bonus minus the part-time signing bonus they already received.

Why Work for WCSO?

We value our employees and recognize their efforts while they serve our community!  Some of the opportunities and benefits we provide our full-time staff include:

  • Competitive wages
  • Tuition reimbursement
    • Available to full-time employees after one year of service
    • 100% of tuition reimbursed to employees upon completion of classes with a grade of "C" or better
  • Defined benefit pension through the Municipal Employees’ Retirement System (MERS)
  • Options to participate in a 457 deferred compensation program through payroll deduction
  • Sick day banks that accrue at 1 day per month
  • Vacation day banks that accrue at 1 day per month to start, and increase with years of service
    • Vacation banks roll over and can accumulate up to 3x the amount earned in one year
  • Paid holidays & personal days
    • New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Indigenous People’s Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day After Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day
    • 1 Personal Day & 1 Day for your Birthday
  • Holiday pay (if working during the holiday)
  • Opportunities for overtime
    • Choose compensation in pay or comp time (comp bank accrual up to 480 hours)
  • Low cost sharing medical and employer-paid dental coverage for you and your qualified family members
    • Same low cost regardless of family size!
  • Employer paid life insurance benefits
  • Long term disability insurance options
  • Pre-tax health care and dependent care reimbursement accounts
  • Employee assistance program
  • A variety of classroom and online training provided at no cost to the employee
  • Longevity pay after 10 years of service and increases at 15 and 20 years!
  • Sick time incentive: earn either 8 hours of vacation or compensatory time for not using sick time during a 6 month period