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Mason County Sheriff's Office: Patrol Deputy Closing Date: September 1, 2022

The Mason County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for a full-time Road Patrol Deputy position. The acceptance of applications will be open until all open positions are filled. A list of qualified candidates will be maintained for future openings within one year from the time of interviews.


  • Competitive wages
  • MERS Pension Plan, Health Insurance Plan (HSA)
  • Take-home vehicle
  • Lateral Transfers for qualified candidates

Job Description:

Under the supervision of command staff, performs general duty police work in the protection of life and property throughout the county. Maintains law and order prevents crime, investigates calls for service, and renders emergency assistance to the public as a uniformed officer. Work is performed in accordance with departmental policies, procedures, standard methods, and practices. The officer must exercise Independent initiative and judgment under emergency conditions. This work may involve an element of danger. This is a full-time, position with benefits working at various locations throughout the County of Mason.


The qualified candidate should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Aptitude to quickly learn law enforcement methods, practices and procedures.
  • Possesses good working knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws in the method and practice of criminal investigation.
  • Ability to carry out instructions and adopt an effective and sound course of action.
  • Ability to deal fairly and effectively with the public (possesses excellent verbal Communication skills).
  • Is observant, exercises sound judgment, and possesses good moral character.
  • Proficient in the use of firearms.
  • Physically capable of performing the functions set forth by MCOLES fitness standards.

Education, Training, and Experience:

  • High school diploma or the equivalent
  • Successful completion of the police academy and MCOLES licensure or be licensed by spring 2023.
  • Additional coursework in criminal justice and/or experience in law enforcement or a related field are preferred but not required.
  • A valid State of Michigan Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record.
  • Ability to successfully complete additional training, and obtain and maintain required certifications.
  • Knowledge of the procedures, methods, and techniques associated with law enforcement.
  • Skill in using assigned police vehicles, equipment, apparatus, and other implements, including mobile data terminals, office equipment, and personal computers.
  • Ability to prepare complete and clear reports and perform other administrative duties with accuracy.

The qualified candidate must pass a physical examination including a full drug screening, psychological testing, and a thorough background investigation.

Opening Date: 7/12/2022
Closing Date: 9/1/2022


Chief Deputy Oscar D. Davila
231-843-3475 ext.130

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Undersheriff Derrek Wilson
231-843-3475 ext.158

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