May 27, 2022

Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Hiring Staffers for More Than 100 Positions

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DETROIT, Mich. – The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office in Detroit, Michigan, is hiring. The office is seeking to fill more than 100 positions.

Positions available run the gamut, from court services to jail security and operations to road patrol.

“There is no higher calling than to work as a professional deputy with the mission of protecting the lives and property of everyday citizens,” the office said on their website. “It takes a special individual to accept the challenge and responsibility of working as a sheriff’s deputy.”

To apply for position, applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license, a good driving record and a High School diploma or GED. Applicants must also successfully pass a personality exam, a criminal history check, and written, oral, medical and physical exams.

“When I was a kid, little boys and girls dreamed of being police officers,” Wayne County Sheriff Raphael Washington said in a statement. “We want to get that back. We want little boys and girls, and young men and women, to be interested in law enforcement and serving their communities again.”

The following are open positions with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office:

Jail Security and Operations
Court Services
Prisoner Transportation
Road Patrol
The Marine Unit
Morality Vice Enforcement
Apprehension PA-511
The U.S. Marshals Task Force
Civil Process
Narcotics Enforcement
Special Response Team (SRT)
Honor Guard, the Mounted Unit
Internal Affairs
K-9 Unit
Friend of the Court Enforcement
Deed Fraud Unit

For additional information on open positions, requirements and how to apply, visit the Wayne County Sherriff’s Office here.