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.

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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.

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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.

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