Job Openings

Current Full-Time Career Opportunities

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Animal Control Officer

Washtenaw County Animal Control Officers perform a wide variety of professional direct service, supplemental and auxiliary animal control duties and tasks that require some application of independent judgment.  Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to investigating animal control related calls for service and enforcing statutes relating to the control and disposal of animals. Applications will be excepted through June 16th, 2023.

 Annual salary ranges from $35,518.08 - $48,680.32 ($53,548.35 including longevity pay) 

Corrections Officer

The Washtenaw County Jail utilizes the operational philosophy of Strategic Inmate Management. We take pride in providing a safe environment while addressing the needs of inmates in our facility.  

Full-Time Corrections Officer
Annual salary ranges from $52,921.96 - $71,453.10 

Part-Time Corrections Officer
Want more flexible hours? Hourly rates from $25.44 - $31.23 

Communications Operator (911 Dispatcher)

As an integral part of Washtenaw County’s public safety system, our Communications Operators answer emergency and non-emergency phone lines, assist a variety of law enforcement agencies, coordinate needed responses to our citizens, and help save lives.  
Annual salary ranges from $52,774.28 - $71,220.18 

Deputy Sheriff

Our police services staff is dedicated to upholding the Sheriff’s Office Mission serving the citizens of Washtenaw County with a community-based and problem-oriented policing foundation. Applicants interested in academy sponsorship are encouraged to apply for Deputy Sponsorship or any other WCSO position.
Annual salary ranges from $56,585.62 - $73,473.92 

Current Part-Time Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Court Security Officer

Our court security staff provides security and maintains the integrity of the judicial process by ensuring a safe and secure environment in and around the court complexes of Washtenaw County.
Hourly wages range from $25.00 - 28.00.

Drug Testing Agent

Our team of Drug Testing Agents collects, tests, and maintains the integrity of samples provided by individuals court-ordered to undergo drug/alcohol screenings. 
Hourly wages range from $16.00 - $18.00.

Parks Service Officer

Interested in exploring a potential career in public safety? Our Parks Service Officer (PSO) team work during the summer season patrolling Washtenaw County's parks under the supervision of a Deputy Sheriff. This seasonal position is a great way to learn more about the many career opportunities available in criminal justice. Applications received after May 15, 2023 will be considered for the 2024 season.
Hourly wages range from $17.00 - $19.00.

Marine Safety Officer

Our Marine Safety Officers are responsible for patrolling the waterways in Washtenaw County and enforcement of the State of Michigan Marine Safety Act. Applications received after May 15, 2023 will be considered for the 2024 season.
Hourly wages range from $25.00 - $28.00.