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Alcona County Sheriffs Office: Deputy Sheriff Closing Date: Until Filled

The Alcona County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the law enforcement position of Deputy Sheriff. Alcona County is in Northeastern Michigan along the shores of Lake Huron.  The county is 1,791 square miles, with 675 of those miles being land, and a population of almost 11,000 residents.  The Sheriff’s Office operates a 24-hour Road Patrol, Jail, Marine Patrol, ORV Patrol, Snowmobile Patrol, and Court Security.  In conjunction with normal law enforcement duties sworn police officers also can specialize in Accident Investigation, Evidence Technicians, Emergency Response Team, and School Resource Police Officer. If you want to live and work in a safe community that supports Law Enforcement, is abundant with opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast with numerous lakes, streams, and national forests, then apply to join our team today.


  • MCOLES Licensed
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Possess a Valid Driver’s License
  • Be able to pass a Physical Exam, Background Check, and Drug Screen
  • Must have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions


  • Enforcement of Local and State laws
  • Conducting Patrol Duties
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Responding to Emergency Situations
  • Directing Traffic
  • Preparing Detailed Reports
  • Drafting Search Warrants
  • Courtroom Security
  • Civil Process Service


  • Must be a U.S. citizen or resident alien
  • Must be able to observe situations analytically and objectively and to record them clearly and completely
  • Must be able to react quickly and calmly in emergencies
  • Must be able to express oneself clearly and concisely, orally, and in writing
  • Must be able to develop skill in the use and care of firearms


  • Starting pay of $37,440 and $43,680 after completion of the first-year w/Top Pay $52,000
  • MERS Defined Contribution Retirement Plan (With Employer Contribution 60/40)
  • Health Insurance (Including a Family Plan) Employee cost is zero. 
  • Health Savings Account w/$2000 submitted annually by the county
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Delta Dental Insurance
  • VSP Vision Insurance
  • $40,000 Life Insurance with Accidental Death/Dismemberment (No Cost to the Employee)
  • Paid Vacation (Four Weeks)
  • 13 Paid Holidays (including your birthday)
  • Paid Sick Time (accumulated monthly)
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Paid Court Time
  • Longevity Pay ($1,000.00)
  • Abundant Overtime
  • Overtime Conversion to Compensatory Time Off available
  • Annual $400 non-uniform/equipment allowance
  • Uniforms and Body Armor are provided (Zero Cost)
  • Opportunities for Additional Training
  • Union Representation
  • Community Policing in a friendly, rural environment
  • Abundant opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast with numerous lakes, streams, and national forests

Interested applicants should forward their resume to:

Alcona County Sheriff’s Office
C/O Keith W. Myers, Undersheriff
214 W. Main S, Harrisville MI 48740
Applicants should also fill out a department employment application at