Police officer applicants wanted at Wayne County Sheriff's Office

Apply by September 27, 2013 for full-time, temporary positions at Wayne County Sheriff's Office


WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. – The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is looking for applicants to fill police officer positions.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or GED, be qualified to obtain a concealed pistol license and have a valid Michigan driver's license with a clean driving record.

Applicants also must have passed the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) police tests for reading/writing and physical agility.

A pre-employment medical examination, including a drug screen, will be required.

Selected Police Officers may be assigned to the Wayne County Jails, Field Services or Court Services Divisions.

All new hires will be placed in one of the county jails on any available shift after they complete the mandatory 160-hour Jailer's Training. Pay will be $10.50/hour while in training. The annual starting wage for full-time positions is $28,284 plus benefits.

Wayne County police officers perform a variety of law enforcement functions, including booking, searching and guarding prisoners, maintaining order in the court room, guarding judges and juries, providing building security at County facilities, serving civil process and making arrests.

Full-time and temporary positions are available.

Applicants must apply in person at the Department of Personnel/Human Resources, at 500 Griswold, 9th floor-examinations, Detroit, MI 48226.

For further information about the available positions, go to Wayne County's website. Application deadline is Friday, September 27, 2013.