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The Sheriff's Office is hiring for Law Enforcement!

Requirements to apply: 
  • 18 years old
  • US Citizenship
  • Minimum of high school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver's license
  • No arrests
Complete interview process includes: 
  • Apply Now 
  • Then, panel style interview process
  • Background investigation
  • Department testing
  • MCOLES testing
  • Medical physical
  • Psychological exam

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For MCOLES testing, you can begin testing by visiting the MCOLES Standard Testing website. Applicants must complete all testing requirements for MCOLES at applicant's expense, including a physical fitness test and a reading and writing test. Proof of tests passed must be turned into Sheriff's Office by April 30.

For the medical physical, this includes the MCOLES standards on medical, vision, hearing, and drug screening. This physical will be scheduled and paid for by the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office.

The psychological exam will also be scheduled and paid for by the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office. 

With questions, please contact via email, 
Lt. Dave Homminga with the Office of Professional Standards
Deputy Rachel Frommert with the Training Office


Corrections Deputy Hiring Process
Requirements for Employment: 

  • 18 years old
  • US Citizenship
  • Minimum of High School diploma or GED
  • Valid driver's license
  • No Arrests

Complete Interview Process Includes:

  • Apply Now
  • Panel Style Interview
  • Secondary interview/Background interview
  • Background Investigation

The following requirement will be scheduled and paid for by Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office:

  • EMPCO Testing (Written and physical fitness)
  • Psychological Exam
  • Medical Physical/Drug Screen

With questions, please contact via email, 
Lt. Dave Homminga with the Office of Professional Standards
Deputy Rachel Frommert with the Training Office


Incentives for Working with CCSO
BOTH Law Enforcement and Corrections
Current Signing Bonus Incentive!
$2,500 recruitment bonus
Plus $500/month after six months of employment, for meeting attendance criteria
Totals $6,000 extra per year

Additional benefits for all employees: 
Pay:
Starting pay is $24.61.  Top Step $33.26 (Four years to top step)
Law enforcement lateral transfer starting pay based on experience.

Benefits:
Retirement: 401K Retirement Plan with up to a 7% match.
Paid Time Off (Accrued Bi-Weekly): 0-5 years 9.85 Hrs., 5-10 years 11.39 Hrs., 10+ years 12.93 Hrs. 
Health Insurance: Blue Cross-Blue Shield – PPO 80/20, & HSA
Dental Insurance: Delta Dental 
Vision Care Insurance: VSP – Blue Cross-Blue Shield
Union: Police Officers Association of Michigan: costs approximately $60 a month.

Shifts:
12 Hour shift schedules with rotating pass days. Every other weekend off. 
One week you work Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Next week you work Wednesday, Thursday.