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 (start at higher rate of pay with experience / education).

Part-Time Corrections Officer
Want more flexible hours? Hourly rates from $25.44 - $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 $52,774.28 - $71,220.18 (start at higher rate of pay with experience / education).

Full-Time Human Resources Specialist

Posting Available Until Dec. 9, 2022
Our talented Human Resources team serves employees of all divisions of the Sheriff’s Office. Our HR Specialists work primarily on the hiring process, interacting with applicants, scheduling and conducting interviews, and recruiting new applicants.
Annual salary ranges from $40,863.42 - $60,044.84 (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 $56,585.62 - $73,473.92 (start at higher rate of pay with experience / education).

Full-Time Court Services Liaison

Posting Available Until Dec. 1, 2022
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 higher rate of pay with experience / education).

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.