Sheriff Corrections Deputy

Flint, MI
Genesee County Sheriff's Office

Salary: $21.4404 Hourly ($44,596).

Position Summary:

Performs general security work within the Jail; works under the direction of a sergeant; members of this classification are deputized for specific functions within the Jail only; must be willing to work weekends, holidays and irregular hours; performs related duties as required.

Essential Functions:

  • Guards inmates in the Jail in accordance with established policies, regulations and procedures;
  • Observes conduct and behavior of inmates to prevent disturbances and escapes;
  • Inspects locks, window bars, grills, doors and gates for tampering;
  • Searches inmates and cells for contraband;
  • Guards and directs inmates during work assignments;
  • Patrols assigned areas for evidence of forbidden activities, infraction of rules and unsatisfactory behavior of inmates;
  • Processes inmates in and out of the jail through the booking area;
  • Oversees visitation procedures and enforces visitation regulations;
  • Distributes meals, bedding and supplies to inmates;
  • Obtains medical aid for inmates if needed;
  • Supervises and is responsible for the cleanliness of the Jail;
  • Assists in maintaining Jail records.


  • Graduate from high school or its equivalent.
  • Must successfully complete written and physical agility tests.
  • Must be willing to work weekends, holidays and irregular hours.
  • No felony convictions, or a misdemeanor.
  • Training in CPR and first aid is preferred.
  • Must have a valid Michigan driver’s license.