Deputy Sheriff

Cadillac, MI
Wexford County Sheriff

Salary: $25.76 – $30.15.


  • Applicants must be a United States Citizen & a Michigan resident.
  • Applicants cannot have a felony conviction or be a suspect in a case with the reasonable belief the applicant committed the felony.
  • A college education is not required, though it is recommended.
  • Wexford County may determine in its sole discretion to pay the cost of tuition for an employee’s voluntary attendance at the MCOLES Policy Academy subject to certain conditions.
  • Applicants must show a pattern of fiscal responsibility.
  • Applicants must have good moral character.
  • Must pass medical examination, drug screen, psychological evaluation and background check.
  • Possession of a valid Michigan Motor Vehicle Operators License.
  • High School graduation or equivalent.
  • Prior law enforcement, criminal justice, or military experience is not mandatory, however, is preferred.
  • Compliance with all state laws pertaining to minimum age requirements.
  • Ability to walk, crawl, climb and maneuver where physical mobility is required to complete duties.
  • Ability to operate office equipment, including computer, typewriter and calculator.
  • Ability to work days, nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Skill in the use of firearms.
  • Reasonable knowledge of radio/telephone communications preferred.