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 $52,921.96 - $71,453.10 

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 $52,774.28 - $71,220.18 

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 $56,585.62 - $73,473.92 

Full-Time Court Services Liaison (Posting closes March 13th)

Our Court Services Liaison team is responsible for working directly with individuals who have recently been arrested and processed in to the Washtenaw County Jail. They conduct interviews and investigations, verify information provided by defendants, and complete risk assessments to submit to the court for review at the time of arraignment.  
Annual salary ranges from $38,139.92 - $50,195.34 (start at a higher rate of pay with experience / education). 

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 $40,717.56 - $53,548.35. 

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.

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.

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.

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 by March 24, 2023 will be considered for the 2023 season.
Hourly wages range from $25.00 - $28.00.