Full-Time | Sheriff’s Office

Starting Pay

$21.03 with lateral pay and vacation for prior years of service considered. $4,000 sign-on bonus.

Benefits Package

  • Health Insurance – employee 5% premium copay
  • Employer Health Savings Account Contribution
  • Voluntary Dental and Vision
  • MERS – Retirement plan
  • Voluntary 457 Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Group Life and AD&D

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED, supplemented by one or more years of correctional experience; Associates Degree or Bachelor Degree a plus. Applicant must possess a valid Michigan driver’s license.

Michigan Sheriffs’ Coordinating and Training Council pre- employment minimum standards for mental and physical fitness – see information at misctc.org.

All applicants must complete and pass a written test by accessing the empco.net website prior to applying for this position. To register, click on the Sheriffs’ Candidates and Applicants icon. The cost associated with this test is the responsibility of the applicant. All past applications and resumes need to be updated to include the pre-employment testing standards.

General Summary

Full-time corrections officer position: Must be able to perform expected duties required for the daily operations of the jail. Must pass extensive background check and must be willing to work weekends, nights and holidays.

Please complete an Ionia County Application for Employment and submit it along with a cover letter and resumé to:

Undersheriff Andrew Bucholtz
Ionia County Sheriff’s Office
133 E. Adams St.
Ionia, MI 48846

Applications may be obtained from the county website or at the Human Resource Office.
Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Ionia County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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