INTERESTED IN BECOMING A CORRECTIONS DEPUTY?

Corrections Deputy Recruits go through vigorous training as part of their curricula at the Training Academy. They are trained in many types of situations they may encounter as a corrections deputy in the Shelby County Jail. The basic recruit class consists of 10 weeks of training per session. Officers also go through a 40-hour In-Service refresher training annually.

Application Deadline: July 10, 2022

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Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is looking for people just like you to answer the call to start your career as a corrections deputy. If you have a high school diploma and our community is your calling, apply today!

Starting Wage: $19.97/ Hour

$3,461.20 / Monthly

  • Over 3 Years: $3,802.64

  • Over 5 Years: $4,421.40

$5,000 SIGN UP BONUS

College Incentive Available

Age 18+ can apply

HIRING PROCESS

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Submit Your Application

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Pass the Physical Agility Test

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Pass the Written Exam

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Interviews

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Finalize Background Check

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Medical Exams

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Psychological Written Exam

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Law Enforcement

Psychologist Interview

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Take Jail Tour

Shelby County Sheriff's Office employees