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Eaton County Sheriff's Office: Deputy Sheriff Closing Date: December 31, 2024

Apply now and start your journey towards a rewarding and fulfilling career in law enforcement as a Deputy Sheriff with the Eaton County Sheriff's Office.

Current starting salary is $53,901 and is part of a five-step scale that tops out at $69,429. There is an additional 5% pay increase that shall take effect on October 1, 2024. 

New or rehired employees will qualify for $1,000 signing bonus after the successful completion of field training.
Additional compensation considerations available based on prior experience in law enforcement, public safety/paramedic, and/or military service.

This consideration could include:

  • Starting pay above the entry step based on relevant experience;
  • Starting with up to eighty (80) hours of vacation leave based on relevant experience;
  • Additional 6% pay increase for employees designated with Detective or Deputy Paramedic specialties.

    Additional benefits include (but are not limited to):
  • Pension benefit administered through Michigan Municipal Retirement System (MERS);
  • No Eaton County residency requirements;
  • Access to affordable health, vision and dental benefits;
  • Life insurance;
  • Generous paid time off that includes annual leave and sick leave accruals;
  • Uniform cleaning allowance;
  • Over 15 different specialty team assignment opportunities;
  • Opportunities for career advancement;
  • Opportunities for training and professional development;
  • Volunteer and outreach opportunities within the community;
  • Being a part of a team of hard-working professionals who strive for the best on a daily basis

    (To be eligible for consideration you must be at least 18 years of age, a U.S. Citizen, and have NO Felony Convictions. Please make sure you meet these minimum criteria before you apply).