DETROIT – The Wayne County Sheriff’s office is looking for people interested in becoming police officers.

Officers may be assigned to the Wayne County Jails, Field Services or Court Services Divisions.

Wayne County police officers perform a variety of law enforcement functions, including: booking, searching and guarding prisoners; maintain order and guard judges and juries; provide building security at County facilities; serve civil process, and make arrests.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or GED, be qualified to obtain a concealed pistol license and have a valid Michigan driver’s license with a good driving record.  Applicants also must have passed the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) police tests for reading/writing and physical agility.

A pre-employment medical examination, including a drug screen, is required.

Fulltime and temporary police officer positions are available. New employees will be paid $10.50 an hour while in training. The annual starting wage for fulltime positions is $28,284 plus benefits.  All new hires will be placed in one of the county jails on any available shift after they complete the mandatory 160-hour Jailer’s Training.

Applicants must apply in person at the Department of Personnel/Human Resources, 500 Griswold, 9th floor-examinations, Detroit, MI 48226.

The deadline to apply is Friday, September 27, 2013.

Get more information HERE.


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