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Wayne Co. Sheriff's Office seeks officer applicants

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The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is seeking applications for positions as police officers.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, 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.

Police Officers may be assigned to the Wayne County Jails, Field Services or Court Services Divisions. 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. New employees will be paid $10.50 an hour while in training. The annual starting wage for fulltime positions is $28,284 plus benefits.

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.  

Fulltime and temporary police officer positions are available. Applicants must apply in person at the Department of Personnel/Human Resources, 500 Griswold, 9th floor-examinations, Detroit, MI 48226.

Further information about the positions is available at www.waynecounty.com.

Application deadline is Friday, Sept. 27, 2013.

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