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Corrections Officer Information and Application
To apply for a position as a Corrections Officer for the Michigan Department of Corrections, you must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have earned a High School Diploma or G.E.D. You must have an educational background that includes at least 15 semester (or 23 term) college credit hours in Corrections, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Educational Psychology, Family Relations, Guidance and Counseling, Pastoral Counseling, Social Work or Law Enforcement; OR possession of 30 semester (or 45 term) college credits in any academic or degree prerequisite area; OR any bachelor's degree (two years of satisfactory Corrections Officer employment at the state or federal level will fulfill the educational requirement). These credits must be earned prior to submitting an application.
The first step in the process is completion and submission visiting the Michigan Civil Service Commission exam Web site. Detailed information regarding the selection process and other applicable information is listed below under "Related Documents." If you have specific questions, you can contact the Recruitment Section at 1-517-373-6413 or 1-888-820-7129.
For a complete information packet, download each document below.
An individual who has been convicted of a felony or domestic violence cannot be hired. Consideration cannot be given to an applicant who is on misdemeanor probation, has outstanding warrants, or has a controlled substance (drug) related conviction in any jurisdiction, including drug-related military discharges. In addition, an applicant who has been convicted of any other misdemeanor shall not be eligible for employment until one year after satisfactory completion of any sentence imposed, including probation.
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