Job Openings

Current Full-Time Career Opportunities

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.  
Annual salary ranges from $39,735.28 - $69,880.67 (start at higher rate of pay with experience / education).

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 $52,681.20 - $71,858.93 (start at higher rate of pay with experience / education).

Communications Operator

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 $39,649.48 - $69,653.01 (start at higher rate of pay with experience / education).

Community Service Officer

The operational philosophy of the Washtenaw County Jail, Strategic Inmate Management, impacts all operations of the jail. Community Service Officers (CSOs) work in a variety of roles in the Sheriff’s Office, including most of the administrative duties of the Intake, Transfer, and Release (ITR) of the jail.
Annual salary ranges from $34,736.52 - $52,370.03 (start at higher rate of pay with experience / education).

Animal Control Officer

Our animal control staff furthers the mission of the Sheriff's Office by supporting police services operations throughout Washtenaw County.  ACOs respond to calls for service relating to a variety of domestic, wildlife, and other animal issues.
Annual salary ranges from $34,736.52 - $52,370.03  (start at higher rate of pay with experience / education).

Re-Entry Case Manager

As a member of our Re-Entry team, this position works with a variety of Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office programs, outside service providers, courts, and community partners to support the successful transition of individuals from jail to the community.
Annual salary ranges from $43,027.14 - $61,671.48 (start at higher rate of pay with experience / education).





Current Part-Time Employment Opportunities

Mental Health Specialist

This position provides assessment, program intervention, supervision, and other services for individuals under community supervision with mental mild to moderate mental health related challenges. In addition, this position is responsible for coordinating community treatment plans and supervision plans for offenders, and connecting individuals with severe mental illness to Community Mental Health programs.
Annual compensation is $50,000.

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 $22.00 - 23.00.

Drug Testing Agent

Our team of Drug Testing Agents collects, tests, and maintains the integrity of samples provided by individuals court-ordered to undergo drug/alcohol screenings.
Hourly wages range from $16.00 - $18.00.

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 $16.50 - $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 by March 15, 2021 will be considered for the 2021 season.
Hourly wages range from $17.00 - $19.00.