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 12 weeks of training per session. Officers also go through a 40-hour In-Service refresher training annually.

Three Corrections Deputies standing in front of the Shelby County Training Academy

HIRING PROCESS

1

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Submit Your Application

2

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Pass the Physical Agility Test

3

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Pass the Written Exam

4

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Interviews

5

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Finalize Background Check

6

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Medical Exams

7

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Take Jail Tour

8

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Psychological Written Test

9

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Psychological Review

10

Job Offer Notification

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!

SALARY SCHEDULE

TIME IN SERVICE

Entry Level

After 3 Years

After 5 Years

HOURLY

$20.97

$23.04

$26.79

MONTHLY

$3,634.52

$3,993.30

$4,643.24

ANNUAL

$43,614.24

$47,919.60

$55,718.88

$5,000 RETENTION INCENTIVE

College Incentive Available

Age 18+ can apply

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Shelby County Sheriff's Office employees