African American Shelby County Sheriff's Office Sergeant standing in front of the Lorraine Motel

Interested in becoming a deputy?

Sheriff Deputy Recruits go through vigorous enforcement training as part of their curricula at the Training Academy. They are trained in many types of situations they may encounter as a sheriff’s deputy. 

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 1 Year

After 2 Years

After 3 Years

HOURLY

$21.61

$26.55

$29.63

$32.98

MONTHLY

$3,745.44

$4,601.64

$5,135,48

$5,716.10

ANNUAL

$44,945.28

$55,219.68

$61,625.76

$68,593.20

Age 21+ can apply

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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Begin Background Check

5

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Interviews

6

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Finalize Background Check

7

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Medical Exams

8

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Psychological Written Exam

9

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Psychological Review

10

Job Offer Notification

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Shelby County Sheriff's Office employees