Deputy Sheriff

Ionia, MI
Ionia County

Salary: $26.88 – $31.70.

Closing Date: August 18, 2024.


  • Applicants must be MCOLES licensed or licensable.
  • Applicants must be a citizen of the United States, and a resident of the State of Michigan.
  • Applicants must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Applicants must be of good moral character and pass a thorough background investigation.
  • Applicants must pass a medical examination, drug screen and psychological evaluation.
  • Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Applicants must be a high school graduate or equivalent. College education is preferred, but not required.
  • Applicants must possess excellent communication skills.
  • Prior law enforcement, criminal justice or military experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Applicants must have the ability to walk, crawl, climb and maneuver where physical mobility is required to complete essential job functions.
  • Applicants must show required proficiency in the use of firearms.
  • Applicants must be able to work weekends, days, nights and holidays.
  • Applicants must possess the ability to learn law enforcement methods, practices and procedures.
  • Applicants must be able to deal fairly and effectively with the public.
  • Applicants must possess a working knowledge of all state, federal and local laws.
  • Applicants will be expected to successfully complete field training and a one-year probationary period.