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Marquette County Sheriff's Office: Deputy Sheriff - Road Patrol (Full-time) Closing Date: January 31, 2023

The County of Marquette seeks applicants for two (2) Full-time Deputy Sheriffs.  Positions will be assigned to the Patrol Division. Applicants must have completed an MCOLES approved basic police academy and eligible to be licensed as a law enforcement officer. Current hourly rate is $21.06 to start (probationary period) and tops out at $26.76 (after 3 years).  Rate is negotiable dependent upon years of experience.  Workdays consist of day shift and afternoon shift, from 8-10 hour shifts. 

Potential candidate would have opportunity for special assignments, including: 

  • Special Operations Division (marine, snowmobile and ORV patrols)
  • Undercover narcotics team
  • Detective division
  • Dive team

Full-time benefits include:  

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance 
  • Health Savings Account available upon retirement
  • MERS Defined Contribution Plan (10% employer contribution and 2% employee contribution)
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plans available
  • Generous Paid Time Off includes holidays, sick, vacation and personal leave
  • Life Insurance
  • Worker's Compensation and Long Term Disability
  • Shift premium
  • Uniform/Equipment Allowance
  • Career Development
  • Ready Reserve Allowance

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background, reference checks, psychological, and medical exams.  Applications are available in the Marquette County Human Resources Office, 234 W. Baraga Avenue, Marquette, MI 49855 or at https://www.co.marquette.mi.us/ where a job description can also be viewed.

Opening Date: 10/21/2022  
Closing Date: 01/31/2023  

Website Link: https://www.co.marquette.mi.us/