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 $40,629.16 - $71,453.10 (start at higher rate of pay with experience / education).

Part-Time Corrections Officer
Want more flexible hours? Hourly rates from $19.33 - $31.23 (start at higher rate of pay with experience / education).

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 $40,541.80 - $71,220.18 (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 $53,866.54 - $73,473.92 (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 $35,318.08 - $53,548.35 (start at higher rate of pay with experience / education).

Current Part-Time Employment Opportunities

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.

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, 2023 will be considered for the 2023 season.
Hourly wages range from $17.00 - $19.00.