Employment

Would you like to be a Deputy Sheriff and keep your community Safe? Here's how:

Wages: $18.80-$27.26

Must complete entry-level examination through Empco. Exam may be completed online or at a hosted location near you. To complete the exam online or to obtain a list of hosting locations go to www.empco.net . Candidates already registered in the Empco System will not need to re-register, however, you must select “Jackson County Sheriff’s Office” in order for us to review your test results.

High school diploma or equivalent. CERTIFICATION AS A POLICE OFFICER IN THE STATE OF MICHIGAN. Good communications skills. Must successfully complete a written exam, interview, background investigation, physical examination and drug screen. Ability to work any shift, weekends and holidays.

Provided at no cost: $3,000 Cash-In-Lieu of Insurance; $30,000 Life Insurance, $30,000 AD&D; Long-Term Disability; Wellness Benefits (Employee only, does not include spouse or dependents); Employee Assistance Program; 10 paid Holidays; Paid Time Off ranging from 15 to 30 days per calendar year (based on length of service); Paid bereavment leave; and Education Assistance of up to $2,000 annually.

Full time employees are also offered an Employer match of 6% in our Defined Contribution Plan and greater than two times the employee contribution to our Retirement Health Savings Plan.

Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision; Optional Life Insurance for employee, spouse and dependent children; Short-Term Disability; Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts.

Apply at: Access My Gov.

Sign