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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

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

$22.02

$24.19

$28.13

MONTHLY

$3,816.50

$4,192.62

$4,875.50

ANNUAL

$45,798.00

$50,311.44

$58,506.00

$5,000 Retention Incentive

No Residency Requirement

College Incentive Available

Age 18+ can apply

HIRING PROCESS

1

Submit Your Application

2

Pass the Written Exam

3

Interviews

4

Finalize Background Check

5

Medical Exams

6

Jail bars icon

Take Jail Tour

7

Psychological Written Test

8

Psychological Review

9

Job Offer Notification

Shelby County Sheriff's Office employees
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