Deputy II-Road Patrol

Pontiac, MI
Oakland County Sheriff's Office

Oakland County MI Sheriff

Salary: $63,006.84 – $85,737.86 Annually

Job Summary

An Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Deputy II performs as a lead worker in Corrections or Court Services/Satellite Division. If assigned to Law Enforcement Services performs various law enforcement duties, depending on the divisional assignment, as described below. General law enforcement duties, regardless of assignment, including making criminal arrests and physically restraining individuals, when necessary. Shift assignments include some weekend work. Work shifts may be day, afternoon, midnight, or such special hours as required by a particular assignment to ensure the smooth running of Sheriff’s Office operations. A Deputy II may perform the duties of Deputy I, as required. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application:

    • MCOLES License OR copy of current Police Academy enrollment with active attendance
    • Thoroughly documented work history
    • The application is incomplete in ANY capacity
  1. Must be a United States citizen.
  2. Possess current MCOLES license OR be currently attending a Police Academy training or its equivalent (as required by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES).NOTE: Must be MCOLES licensed or eligible to be licensed before the date of hire.
  3. Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator’s or chauffeur’s license. Out of Country driver’s license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver’s license before the hire date.
  4. Have no prior felony convictions. Misdemeanor convictions will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis to determine qualifying status. Domestic violence convictions are basis for automatically disqualifying.
  5. Have at least corrected 20/20 vision in each eye, have normal color vision and depth perception in both eyes.
  6. Have normal corrected hearing in each ear, per Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES).
  7. Pass the complete examination, including the employment physical required for this classification.
  8. Successfully complete the one year probationary period.


Work History
You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying. Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question; and note that only related work experience will be considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week pertaining to the minimum qualifications.

License/Academy Enrollment
Applicants for this classification must upload a copy of their MCOLES License, MCOLES License Eligibility or current enrollment in the Police Academy. Your application will not be considered for further review if you have failed to provide this information. Other documents such as reference, cover letter, resume, etc are prohibited and will not be reviewed.

Special Requirements

    1. Must maintain a valid United States motor vehicle operator’s or chauffeur’s license, firearms qualification and deputization status.
    2. Must be MCOLES licensed or eligible to be licensed before the date of hire.
    3. A background investigation will be conducted covering an evaluation of employment, school, home, criminal, military, or other personal records. Any conviction or convictions for moving traffic violations, accidents, non-moving traffic violations, or violations of other laws will be reviewed by the Sheriff Office before an applicant can be appointed. Information obtained during the background investigation will be considered in the hiring decision. Convictions of the Domestic Violence Statute will be a disqualifying factor.
    4. A psychological exam will be conducted. This information will be reviewed by the Human Resources department before an applicant can be appointed. Information obtained during the psychological examination will be considered in the hiring decision.