Shiawassee County Sheriff’s Office, MI – Corrections Deputy

Position: Correction Deputy

Location: Shiawassee County Sheriff Office

                  201 E. McArthur St.

                 Corunna, MI  48817

Job Type: Full Time

Wages: $20.57 – $23.12 hourly

Benefits: Health Insurance, 401A and 457B plan with county match, paid vacation, personal, and sick time.

The Shiawassee County Sheriff office is seeking to hire a full time Correction Deputy.

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Jail Administrator, a Correction Deputy is responsible for all activities relating to the safe and secure operation of the jail.  This includes all inmate activities from intake to release, and various duties related directly to inmate affairs.

Behavioral Traits:

Demonstrate positive interpersonal skills while having the ability to communicate effectively.  Be a creative problem solver with sound judgment/critical thinking abilities, and be able to work effectively under stressful situations. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to exercise independent, good judgement
  • Ability to act quickly and remain calm in emergencies, communicate effectively in both verbal and written forms, comprehends and follows verbal or written orders/instructions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with various types of people.
  • Ability to perform tasks requiring physical endurance and agility under frequently adverse conditions.
  • Ability to transport and guard prisoners off site.
  • Ability to qualify yearly with a department duty weapon according to MCOLES standards.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • United States Citizen
  • No prior felony convictions or other crimes that would put the individual’s credibility in question.
  • Valid Driver’s license for Michigan
  • High School Diploma
  • Have Successfully completed the minimum standards outlined in Michigan Sheriffs Training Council (
  • Proof of successful completion of a written examination from approved testing site per the MSCTC at the applicant’s expense. (
  • Proof of successful completion of physical ability test from an approved testing site per the requirement at the applicant’s expense.  (
  • Good Moral character as determined by a background investigation and interview.
  • Fingerprints of the applicant to search and disclose State and Federal Criminal records.

To apply complete a Shiawassee County application for employment,

In addition, submit cover letter and resume to:

Shiawassee County Sheriff Office

ATTN: Lieutenant Tamie Willson

201 E. McArthur St.

Corunna, MI  48817


Shiawassee County Sheriff’s Office, MI – Corrections Deputy
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