The Corrections Division of the Marquette County Sheriff's Office employs full-time and part-time Deputies.  The requirements are as follows:

  • Education:  Full-time officers must possess an associates degree in criminal justice or related field OR have two years of full time enrollment in a college or university in the area of criminal justice or related field.  Two years of experience as an officer in a correctional facility or four years of military experience may be considered as a substitute for educational requirement.  Part-time officers must possess a high school diploma, with continuing college credits preferred.
  • Training: Full-time officers must have successfully completed a Corrections Academy certified by the Michigan Sheriff's Coordinating and Training Council (MSCTC).  Part-time officers must graduate from an MSCTC certified Corrections Academy within one year of employment.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid Michigan Driver's License;
  • Applicants must pass a physical and psychological screening tests.
  • Applicants will undergo a thorough background check to include criminal history activity.

To apply for a part-time position, please click on the link below:

Application for Employment

 Jail Services Coordinator: Coordinates the Sheriff's Release Program. Works with inmates to determine programming needs. Screens and makes referrals for educational, substance abuse, mental health, tutoring, early release and other programs. Contact: Sergeant Brian Steede 249-1041, ext. 202 or bsteede@mqtco.org.

Housing/Medical Reimbursement Specialist: Responsible for securing reimbursement for costs of housing and medical care of inmates lodged in the jail. Please call (906) 225-8477 or email tlaurila@mqtco.org for further information or questions.