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Are you ready to make a difference?

The Saginaw County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the best and brightest career minded individuals who want to help their community and make a positive difference in people's lives. The goal of the Saginaw County Sheriff's Office is to provide the highest level of professional public service to the community we serve. Applicants must have a respect for those around them, and must be able to earn the respect of those that they serve.

Whether you are seeking a position as deputy sheriff, corrections officer, or a civilian position, the Saginaw County Sheriff's Office offers excellence in training and opportunity.

Aside from being a part of an agency that is truly committed to making a difference in the community it serves, you'll find that the career opportunities we offer are gratifying, provide chances for advancement, and offer competitive salaries, and benefit packages.

If you think you are up for the challenge and want to be a part of our team we invite you to take a look at the positions we currently have available and consider joining our team.

View Current Positions

The Release of Information and Personal History Statement forms can be filled out and saved to you desktop to be uploaded with your online application or printed and returned to Sheriff's Office 311 S. Harrison St.

Electronic Online Application:
Online Application for Employment

Fill-In Form Application:
Application for Employment Form

MCOLES Fill-In Forms:
Release of Information Form
Personal History Statement Form

Instructions for completing the PDF fill-in form on-line:

  • Position the cursor on a fill-in field, by clicking on the field or using the Tab key.
  • Enter the appropriate data in each field. Using the Tab key will move the cursor to the next field.
  • Complete all sections of the application.
  • Print the form (the form with the filled in information can not be saved).
  • Sign the form and deliver it in person to the Sheriff's Office, 311 S. Harrison St.

Before being hired as a Corrections Officer, a candidate must meet all of the Minimum Hiring Standards, which includes the successful completion of the following:

  1. The Corrections Officer Written Exam (administered by EMPCO).
  2. The Local Corrections Officer Physical Abilities Test (LCOPAT).
  3. Once a conditional offer of employment is made to the candidate (but before being hired), a mental health evaluation must be completed by a licensed health care professional.

These requirements also apply to the following categories:

  • Previously Michigan Certified Corrections Officers
  • Certified Out-of-State Corrections Officers
  • MDOC Certified Corrections Officers
  • MCOLES Certified Police Officers
  • Previous Military Experience

In addition, there are certain other requirements that must be met before being hired as a Corrections Officer, which can be found in the Recognition of Prior Training and Experience section the Michigan Sheriff's Coordinating and Training Council website.