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Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office: Airport Security Deputy Closing Date: December 31, 2022

The Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office is seeking applicants for both full and part-time positions of an Airport Security Deputy. Qualified applicants shall be MCOLES certified or certifiable upon conditional offer of employment.

Airport security deputies are responsible for the safety and security of the Battle Creek / Kalamazoo International Airport (AZO) and carry full police powers. These officers report to their full-time Sergeant who is also stationed at the AZO airport. These positions are well suited for retired officers looking for secondary employment, or recently graduated cadets seeking a long-term career within Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office. 


  • Education: Must have two years of college or the equivalent with military service and Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (M.C.O.L.E.S.) certification. 
  • Candidates must be a minimum of 21 years of age and possess a valid Michigan drivers' license.
  • Ability to pass a post-offer medical exam, drug screen, and psychological evaluation.
  • Must pass a thorough background investigation.
  • Ability to complete First Aid certification.
  • Understand and retain the knowledge of departmental rules, regulations, policies, security procedures, and techniques. 
  • Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergencies and multitask.
  • Ability to obtain accurate data, prepare written reports and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to meet the physical requirements of the work, which includes the performance of strenuous tasks requiring muscular strength, coordination, and cardiovascular endurance.   
  • Must be MCOLES licensed/licensable


  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Plan (401a funded at 10%) 
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vision Insurance
  • Holiday Pay

To view the current collective bargaining agreement, please go to and click on Union Contracts (left side). 

Note: This contract is currently being negotiated and is subject to change upon new agreements. 

All applicants must complete a K.C.S.O. Application Packet, available upon request ( or at the Sheriff's Office Front Desk, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Opening Date: 06/10/2022  
Closing Date: 12/31/2022  

Contact Person: Lieutenant Logan Bishop  
Telephone: 269-383-8749  
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