Sheriff Deputy

Muskegon, MI
Muskegon County Sheriff

$22.98 – $31.67 Hourly

11/23/2022 5:00 PM Eastern

A Sheriff Deputy provides general, high visibility police patrol, traffic enforcement, accident investigation, and other police services as necessary. A Sheriff Deputy responds to calls and emergencies of every conceivable nature, and will use their training and be equipped to take the proper positive action under the most trying circumstances. Sheriff Deputies complete various police reports and records as required by the nature of the assignment. Shift work assignments include weekend and day, afternoon and midnight shifts according to an assigned schedule. An employee in this class may also perform other work as assigned.

Required Minimum Entrance Qualifications
A. Required Experience and Training
1. a. Possess an Associates Degree from an accredited college or university including the successful completion of a minimum of thirty (30) credit hours in Police Science or Criminal Justice; OR
b. Be a high school graduate or have successfully completed the General Educational Development (GED) test; AND; Have a minimum of two (2) years as a police or law enforcement officer.
2. Be certified or currently certifiable as a law enforcement officer following successful completion of the training requirements established by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (M.C.O.L.E.S.)

B.   Special Requirements
At the time of application the applicant must:
Be a bona fide resident of the State of Michigan for one (1) year     prior to time of appointment;
Possess good moral character as determined by a comprehensive background evaluation;
Be a citizen of the United States;
Be bondable;
Possess a valid Michigan driver’s license and have a good driving record;

Be in good physical condition, including normal visual functions and acuity in each eye correctable to 20/20.