Come Join Our Family!






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

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. Our Vision is to set the standard in corrections and law enforcement through leadership, innovation and a commitment to excellence.

We are seeking service minded, team-oriented applicants willing to adopt values such as, honor, courage, commitment, professionalism, and accountability that may help make a difference in peoples’ lives.  

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.

**Applicants with notable prior corrections experience may be considered for Step 2 ($52,254.37) starting pay upon Sheriff’s and Human Resource Director’s approval**

(The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum skills and experience levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description. The qualifications should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment or promotional standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job-related selection or promotional criteria.)