Job Openings

Current Full-Time Career Opportunities

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Corrections Officer

The Washtenaw County Jail utilizes the operational philosophy of Strategic Inmate Management. We take pride in providing a safe environment while addressing the needs of inmates in our facility.  

Full-Time Corrections Officer
Annual salary ranges from $55,054.74 - $67,575.30 ($74,332.83 with Longevity)

Part-Time Corrections Officer
Want more flexible hours? Hourly rates from $25.44 - $31.23 

Communications Operator (911 Dispatcher)

As an integral part of Washtenaw County’s public safety system, our Communications Operators answer emergency and non-emergency phone lines, assist a variety of law enforcement agencies, coordinate needed responses to our citizens, and help save lives.  
Annual salary ranges from $54,901.08 - $67,354.82 ($74,090.30 with Longevity)

Deputy Sheriff

Our police services staff is dedicated to upholding the Sheriff’s Office Mission serving the citizens of Washtenaw County with a community-based and problem-oriented policing foundation. Applicants interested in academy sponsorship are encouraged to apply for Deputy Sponsorship or any other WCSO position.
Annual salary ranges from $58,865.82 - $69,488.12 ($76,436.93 with Longevity)

Current Part-Time Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Court Security Officer

Our court security staff provides security and maintains the integrity of the judicial process by ensuring a safe and secure environment in and around the court complexes of Washtenaw County.
Hourly wages range from $25.00 - $28.00.

Court Services Liaison

The Court Services Liaison team works in the Community Corrections offices and the Washtenaw County Jail to conduct interviews and assessments with inmates, providing vital information to the Court.
Hourly wages range from $18.00 - $20.00.

Parks Service Officer

Interested in exploring a potential career in public safety? Our Parks Service Officer (PSO) team work during the summer season patrolling Washtenaw County's parks under the supervision of a Deputy Sheriff. This seasonal position is a great way to learn more about the many career opportunities available in criminal justice. Applications received after May 15, 2023 will be considered for the 2024 season.
Hourly wages range from $17.00 - $19.00.

Marine Safety Officer

Our Marine Safety Officers are responsible for patrolling the waterways in Washtenaw County and enforcement of the State of Michigan Marine Safety Act. Applications received after May 15, 2023 will be considered for the 2024 season.
Hourly wages range from $25.00 - $28.00.