The Alcona County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the law enforcement position of Deputy Sheriff. Alcona County is located in Northeastern Michigan along the shores of Lake Huron.  The county is 1,791 square mile, with 675 of those miles being land, and a population of almost 11,000 residents.  The Sheriff’s Office operates a 24 hour Road Patrol, Jail, Marine Patrol, ORV Patrol, Snowmobile Patrol, and Court Security.  In conjunction with normal law enforcement duties sworn police officers also have the opportunity to specialize in Accident Investigation, Evidence Technicians, Emergency Response Team, and School Resource Police Officer.


  • MCOLES Certifiable
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Possess a Valid Driver’s License
  • Be able to pass a Physical Exam, Background Check, and Drug Screen
  • Must have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions



  • Enforcement of Local and State laws
  • Conducting Patrol Duties
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Responding to Emergency Situations
  • Directing Traffic
  • Preparing Detailed Reports
  • Drafting Search Warrants
  • Courtroom Security
  • Civil Process Service



  • Must be a U.S. citizen or resident alien
  • Must be able to observe situations analytically and objectively and to record them clearly and completely
  • Must be able to react quickly and calmly in emergencies
  • Must be able to express oneself clearly and concisely, orally, and in writing
  • Must be able to develop skill in the use and care of firearms



  • Health Insurance
  • MERS Defined Contribution Retirement Plan
  • Starting pay of $35,138.79 and $42,546.78 after completion of the first year
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Annual $400 non-uniform/equipment allowance
  • Uniforms and Body Armor are provided
  • Union Representation
  • Community Policing in a friendly, rural environment
  • Abundant opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast with numerous lakes, streams, and national forests
  • Longevity Pay

Interested applicants should forward their resume to:

Alcona County Sheriff’s Office

C/O Keith W. Myers, Undersheriff

214 W. Main St. , Harrisville MI 48740

Applicants should also fill out a department employment application at


Click Here for Job Application

Successful applicants would be required to complete and pass the State’s Mental and Physical Abilities test which can be found at and clicking on “Minimum Standards”. Interested applicants can acquire an application at the Sheriff’s Office.

Applicants may pick up an application at the Sheriff’s Office or found on the

Alcona County Sheriff’s Office

214 W. Main St, Harrisville, MI  48740

(989) 724-6271