Would you like to be a Deputy Sheriff and keep your community Safe? Here's how:
Must complete entry-level examination through Empco. Exam may be
completed online or at a hosted location near you. To complete the exam
online or to obtain a list of hosting locations go to www.empco.net
. Candidates already registered in the Empco System will not need to
re-register, however, you must select “Jackson County Sheriff’s Office”
in order for us to review your test results.
High school diploma or equivalent. CERTIFICATION AS A POLICE OFFICER IN
THE STATE OF MICHIGAN. Good communications skills. Must successfully
complete a written exam, interview, background investigation, physical
examination and drug screen. Ability to work any shift, weekends and
Provided at no cost: $3,000 Cash-In-Lieu of Insurance;
$30,000 Life Insurance, $30,000 AD&D; Long-Term Disability; Wellness
Benefits (Employee only, does not include spouse or dependents);
Employee Assistance Program; 10 paid Holidays; Paid Time Off ranging
from 15 to 30 days per calendar year (based on length of service); Paid
bereavment leave; and Education Assistance of up to $2,000 annually.
Full time employees are also offered an Employer match of 6% in our
Defined Contribution Plan and greater than two times the employee
contribution to our Retirement Health Savings Plan.
Prescription, Dental, Vision; Optional Life Insurance for employee,
spouse and dependent children; Short-Term Disability; Medical and
Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts.