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Contact Information:
  • PO Box 189
  • Centreville MI, 49032

  • 125 W. Main St.
  • Centreville MI, 49032
  • Historic Courthouse - Third Floor
  • Phone: (269) 467-5500
  • Fax: (269) 467-5624

Employment Opportunities


Part-Time Corrections Officer

Posting Date: 02/24/21

Position Summary:

Hours: Part-time; Hours vary.

Responsible for intake and release processing of prisoners, maintaining jail security, and attending the physical needs of inmates. Receives incoming calls for assistance, obtains esstenial information and directs calls to appropriate staff. Transports prisers. Assists in providing security for the courts. Supervises in-mate work details.

Employment Qualifications:

  • Education: The job requires knowledge normally acquired through completion of a high school education. Completion of 160 hour Correctional School is desirable. An Associates Degree in Criminal Justice is desirable.
  • Experience: Between six months and one year of previous job related experience.
  • Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work in a high stress environment. Skills in conflict resolution. Ability to administrer first aid and CPR. Skill in the use and care of firearms is required. Bilingual abilities are a plus.

The qualifications listed above are guidelines for selection purposes; alternative qualifications may be substituted if sufficient to perform the duties of the job.

St. Joseph County, Michigan is an equal opportunity employer.


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