Jackson County Office of the Sheriff ~ Deputy Sheriff ~ $19.36-28.08
Opening Date: 4/6/17
Closing Date: Until Filled

CONTACT PERSON: Lt. Tommy Schuette
TELEPHONE: 517-768-7941
EMAIL: tschuette@co.jackson.mi.us
WEBSITE: https://www.accessmygov.com/HrPositions/Details?uid=388&MunicipalityFilters=388%3a%3aJackson+County&RecordKey=218

The Jackson County Office of the Sheriff is currently hiring for the position of Deputy to fulfill patrol functions and other responsibilities which include law enforcement, motorist assistance, traffic control, crime prevention and investigation, report writing, hazard identification, building and property security, criminal and traffic accident investigation, and rendering first aid. 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. ATTENDED A POLICE ACADEMY AND CERTIFIABLE 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 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.