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Michigan Sheriff's Association


Mecosta County - Correctional Officer

Company Name: Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office

Job Title: Correctional Officer

Type: Full Time Starting Wage: $16.76 hr.

Positions Available: 2

Job Location: Big Rapids

Job Description: 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.

Job Requirements: 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 License. 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, Corrections Division, 225 South Stewart Big Rapids, MI 49307