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Human Resources Department

Office Information

Human Resources Department
Wood County Courthouse (Map)
Room 204, 2nd Floor
Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm M-F
Phone: (715) 421-8457
Fax: (715) 421-8692
Email: hr@woodcountywi.gov


The Wood County Human Resources Department supports all employees, programs, and departments by providing comprehensive services in a timely, caring, and respectful manner. We collaborate with our organizational leaders to maximize the potential of our employees and successfully recruit, develop, and retain a talented and engaged workforce.

Wood County employs nearly 750 dedicated professionals at multiple locations throughout Wood County including Wisconsin Rapids, Port Edwards and Marshfield. It is our mission to fully serve the residents of Wood County in everything we do. We seek qualified candidates for a wide variety of positions that possess motivation, a true desire to provide great service, and who will positively represent Wood County by acting with integrity and a strong work ethic.

On top of a rewarding career in public service, Wood County offers a competitive benefits package and participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System to our eligible employees.

Employment Information

Wood County only accepts online applications for currently advertised positions.

To apply for a position with Wood County, you must use our online system. You can find all of our currently advertised positions on our Employment Opportunities page. In order to streamline your application process, it will be helpful to have the following information available:

  • Employment history
  • Education information
  • Electronic copy of resume and/or other related documents
  • Supervisory Reference information (Including email addresses and phone numbers)

Please Note:

  • Position vacancies are advertised when the positions are available. It is the responsibility of the applicant to monitor any future openings.
  • You must set up an account with our online system. Once established, you can apply to any other available positions. The majority of communication will be through email. Please keep an eye on your spam/junk folder.
  • Applications received after the position posting closing date and time will not be considered.
  • For certain positions (Dispatch/Corrections/Truck Operators), eligibility lists are established. If you are placed on an eligibility list, your name will remain active for one year, or until a new list is established.
  • Wood County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All new employees and rehires must provide documentation of authorization to work as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (PL 99-603).

Wood County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.