Corrections Deputy I

Correctional Officer
Oakland County - Pontiac, Michigan

Aug 31, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Oct 31, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$39,314.08 annual
Top Pay:
$64,526.54 annual

Job Description

Under general supervision as a Deputy Sheriff assigned by the Oakland County Sheriff, performs duties within the Corrections and Satellite areas.  As a Corrections Deputy I, performs routine security and custody activities.  Assists in maintaining and enforcing procedures and regulations to ensure security is maintained at the jail and satellite facilities.  Screens visitors, issues passes and ensures visitation regulations are maintained.  Transports inmates to authorized facilities, i.e. Police Departments, Sheriff's Offices, Courts, Prison and others ensuring that security procedures are followed. Monitors inmates during courtroom appearances or in hospitals or medical institutions to ensure security is maintained. Physically restrains individuals as necessary.  May, at times, perform certain Corrections Deputy II functions in limited instances. Shift assignments include weekend work. Work shifts generally run from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., 3 p.m. to 11 p.m., and 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., although other shifts may be assigned to ensure efficient department operations. Utilizes current county-wide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.

Additional Information

Minimum Qualifications

++LICENSE/CERTIFICATE REQUIRED++ All applicants for this classification must upload a copy of their successful completion of the written exam and physical ability test under the attachment section. This section is used for license/certificate only. Do not upload any other documents such as references, cover letter, resume, etc.

At the time of application, applicants must:

1.  Be at least 18 years old and be a United States Citizen; AND

2.  Be a high school graduate or have a certificate of successful completion of the General Education Development (G.E.D.) Test; AND

3.  Have successfully completed the minimum standards outlined in the Michigan Sheriffs' Coordinating and Training Council (MSCTC). ++

a. Proof of successful completion of a written examination from an approved testing site per the MSCTC at the applicant's expense.

b. Proof of successful completion of the Local Corrections Officer Physical Ability Test (LCOPAT) from an approved testing site per the MSCTC requirements at the applicant's expense; OR

4.  Have retired, resigned, or been laid off within the past twenty-four (24) months from a County Sheriff's Office within this state under circumstances that would qualify the person for employment in Michigan as a Local Corrections Officer.

a. Provide verification of completion of the annual 20 hour In-Service training requirement during the time the applicant was employed, or 20 hours of annual training during the time following retirement or resignation.

b. If hired as a Corrections Officer in a Michigan County Sheriff's Office prior to January, 1 2005 provide verification of being included on a "grandfather" list submitted to the Council by a County Sheriff's Office (Public Act 125 of 2003, as required by Section 12).

c. If hired as a Corrections Office after January 1, 2005 provide verification of completion of the Michigan Local Corrections Officers Academy (Public Act 125 of 2003, as required by Section 13 and established by the Council).

d. Submit a Recognition of Prior Training and Experience Form to the Council for review; OR

5.  If a Michigan certified Local Corrections Officer transfers from one Michigan County Sheriff's Office to another Michigan County Sheriff's Office, they are not subject to the provisions listed above, as long as the following requirements are met:

The applicant has maintained and can verify their certification requirements, and can verify meeting the minimum hiring standards that were in effect at the time of their original hire date.

6.  Have no prior felony convictions. Misdemeanor convictions will be reviewed on a case by case basis to determine qualifying status. Domestic violence convictions are basis for automatically disqualifying.

7.  Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.  Out of Country driver's license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver' license before the hire date.

8.  Have at least corrected 20/20 vision in each eye, normal color vision and depth perception in both eyes.

9.  Have normal corrected hearing in each ear per MCOLES standards.

10.  Pass the complete examination, including the employment physical required for this classification.

11.  Successfully complete the one-year probationary period.

Special Requirements

  1. A background investigation will be conducted covering an evaluation of employment, school, home, criminal, military, or other personal records.This information will be reviewed by the Sheriff's Office before an applicant can be appointed.  Fingerprinting and drug testing are part of the evaluation process. Information obtained during the background investigation and drug testing will be considered in the hiring decision. Convictions of the Domestic Violence Statute will be a disqualifying factor.

  2. A psychological exam will be conducted. This information will be reviewed by the Human Resources department before an applicant can be appointed. Information obtained during the psychological examination will be considered in the hiring decision.

  3. Must maintain a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license and firearms qualification.

  4. Must attend and pass the earliest available corrections academy training session scheduled by the Sheriff's Office.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18+
  • Education: High School or G.E.D.
  • Experience: none, entry level

Contact Informaton

Daryl McCulloch

Oakland County
Pontiac, Michigan 48341
phone: 2488580106

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