Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

911 Dispatcher

The Missaukee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a dedicated and responsible individual to join our team as a 911 Dispatcher. This position plays a crucial role in ensuring public safety by efficiently handling emergency and non-emergency calls, dispatching law enforcement, fire, and medical services and providing essential support to first responders.

Key Responsibilities:
- Receive and process emergency and non-emergency calls for service.
-Dispatch appropriate law enforcement, fire, and medical units.
-Maintain communication with field units, providing information and support as needed.
-Utilize computer-aided dispatch (CAD) systems and other technology to manage calls and dispatch resources.
-Monitor and operate various communication equipment, including radios and telephones.
-Maintain accurate records of calls and dispatch activities.

- High school diploma or GED required.
- Ability to remain calm and composed under pressure.
- Strong multitasking and problem-solving abilities.
- Ability to work various shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
- Must pass a background check, drug screening.

- Salary $39,218 with increase up to $54,850 within 3 years.
- Comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, and vision insurance.
- MERS Hybrid Pension plan
- Paid vacation, holiday, and sick days.

Open Interviews:
We will be holding open interviews on the following dates:

* July 17 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
* July 18 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

 Application Process:
Interested candidates should bring a completed application form, a resume, and a cover letter outlining their qualifications and interest in the position to the open interview. Applications can be found at the attached link. Questions concerning the above can be directed j.stahl@missaukeesheriff.net or 231.839.4338 ex. 8.

Missaukee Sheriff's Office Application

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Missaukee County is accepting applications for a full time Corrections Officer. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, and be able to pass background check, physical and drug screen. Starting pay is $20.60 per hour with a step increase to $26.37 after three years. The position includes benefits (medical, dental, vision, paid time off, retirement). Application forms are available for download below or at the Sheriff’s Office and must be submitted to the Missaukee County Sheriff’s Office or emailed to j.harwood@missaukeesheriff.net.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.   

If you have any questions please contact Lieutenant Harwood at 231 839-4338 x5 or by email at j.harwood@missaukeesheriff.net

Employment Application



Key Responsibilities:
  • Transcribing police reports from deputy dictation into reporting software.
  • Processing civil process paperwork for service (intaking, assigning to deputy, billing, taking payment, etc.)
  • Processing FOIA requests.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Position requires excellent typing and grammar skills.
  • Must be comfortable with basic office equipment, computers, Word, Excel, etc.
  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Comfortable greeting the public in person and over the phone for taking report requests, payments, etc.
  • Must pass background check and drug screen.
Benefits in accordance with Missaukee County and POLC collective bargaining agreement:
  • Full Time, Monday – Friday, 8am – 4 pm. Weekends and holidays off.
  • $19.68/hour with 2.5% increase October 1 to $20.17/hour
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision
  • MERS Hybrid Pension Plan
  • Paid vacation, holiday, and sick days (accumulating 1 sick day each month)

Applications are available for download below and emailed to j.cebulski@missaukeesheriff.net or mailed to the Missaukee County Sheriff’s Office, PO Box 800, Lake City, MI 49651. Applications and/or resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

Employment Application