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Posting Number: #19-143
Annual Salary: $39,229.80 (Step 1) -$61,753.64 (Step 5)
Application Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter, Application

Sheriff  Deputies  are assigned  to  the  Field  Services  Division  of  the  Ingham  County  Sheriff  Office.    Their functions involve the primary contact that the public has with the Ingham County Sheriff Office and as such, it is important that Deputies remember their actions will come under public scrutiny.The  primary  function  of  the  Sheriff  Deputy  is  to  insure  the  health,  safety,  and  well-being  of  the  public.  Deputies will be responsible for responding to requests for service from the public as well as basic patrol duties. Deputies will handle a wide variety of complaints and incidents.  These will include responding to accidents,  criminal  investigations,  and  traffic  enforcement.  Deputies  also  will  be  called  on  to  handle situations not directly involving citizen complaints, such as prisoner transport, court security, hospital guard, etc.Sheriff Deputies are assigned to a shift and fall under the command structure of the Field Services Division. Sheriff Deputies are expected to perform any and all duties assigned to them by superior officers.

Employment Qualifications:
Education: High  school  graduate  or  equivalent.    College  degree  in  Law  Enforcement  or  Criminal  Justice preferred.

Experience: Prior  experience  in  Law  Enforcement  or Military  preferred. Must  be  certifiable  as  a  Police Officer (M.C.O.L.E.S.)



Salary: $ 18.86 / hour
Closing Date: Until all positions are filled
Posting Number: 19-090


General Summary

Park Deputies patrol the county parks on foot, in a marked police vehicle and on mountain bikes in order to enforce park rules and regulations; and to assist county park visitors. Park Deputies must be physically able to walk various types of terrain, handle exposure to all types of weather, walk and stand for long periods of time.

Essential Functions:

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and be willing to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Applicants must have a valid Driver’s License and dependable transportation. An excellent driving record is preferred. Applicants must be able to pass a physical exam with a back exam. Must have no prior felony convictions (includes expunged convictions). Must have valid Michigan driver's license and satisfactory driving record at time of selection.Must be capable to communicate verbally and effectively by listening to people and by giving information, directions and commands to park visitors. Must be capable of performing tasks which require lifting, carrying, or dragging people or heavy objects to assist park visitors in emergency needs. Must be able to complete the basic functions of a Deputy Sheriff, including but not limited to, conducting police investigations, preparing proper written reports, attend police training sessions when directed, have a thorough understanding of Community Policing, and protecting and serving the citizens of Ingham County



The Ingham County Sheriff’s Office is seeking men and women interested in a rewarding and benefit competitive career in criminal justice.

SALARY: $37,897.16 -$59,653.99 JOB TYPE :Full-time CLOSING DATE: Until All Positions are filled POSTING NUMBER:     19-118

An Ingham County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Deputy performs a full range of assignments,as part of a highly motivated, team-oriented group of corrections professionals. This is a rewarding opportunity for individuals interested in a career in the criminal justice field.  The Ingham County Jail currently houses nearly 450 inmates in  both  direct  and  indirect  supervision  housing  units.  While  assigned  to  a  housing  unit,  officers  are  solely responsible for the general supervision, safety and custody of up to 80 inmates in the Ingham County Jail.

Duties include observing inmate activities to detect unusual or prohibited behavior; monitoring the distribution of medication; conducting inmate counts; responding to calls for assistance; and preparing written incident reports. Individuals will conduct searches of inmates and cells, and supervise inmate workers, recreational activities, visitations and contribute directly to inmate rehabilitation. 

Corrections Officers must be able to work independently, and use sound judgment in stressful situations.  Our jail is a seven (7) day per week, twenty-four  (24)  hour  per  day  operation.  Work  schedules  will  include  nights,  weekends,  holidays,  planned  and unplanned overtime and shift durations of 12.25 hours.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:Applicants must possess a valid Michigan Driver’s License.  Applicants must submit to a background investigation, drug testing and Psychological test.

An individual with any of the following is ineligible for consideration for employment: A  felony  conviction;  a  pending  felony  or  misdemeanor  charge;  a  domestic  violence  conviction;  or  an outstanding warrant.

If selected you will be contacted for an interview.