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Full Time Corrections Officer - Mecosta County Sheriff's Office

The Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to fill a full-time Correctional Officer position.  The successful candidate should possess solid leadership/supervisory skills, be a creative problem solver with sound judgment/critical thinking abilities, and be able to work effectively under stressful situations.

Must also possess strong communication/interpersonal skills, and be able to manage inmates of various ethnic/socio-economic backgrounds while monitoring their behavior within a secure environment.

Additionally, we are seeking someone who is detail-orientated, capable of completing pertinent logs/paperwork within a timely manner, and has basic computer/typing skills with knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

This job requires a minimum of:
-Completed and Passed the MSCTC Mental Fitness Test. -Completed and Passed the MSCTC Physical Ability Test.
-High School diploma or equivalent.
-Posses a valid Michigan Drivers Licenses.
-No felony convictions.

For information on how to obtain and complete the required tests go to for the Mental Fitness Test and for the Physical Ability Test

Qualified applicants must submit a completed application with proof of completed required tests to:

Mecosta County Sheriff's Office
Captain Kevin Wood
225 S. Stewart Street
Big Rapids, MI 49307

Mecosta County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Mecosta County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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