Porter County Jail

Jail Employment Opportunities

The Porter County Sheriff’s Jail Division is seeking individuals who are looking to start a career in Law Enforcement. PCSD is currently accepting applications for the position of Jail Officer. If you are interested in working in the most challenging and dynamic occupation in our society, this is your opportunity to choose an exciting career.

Start the Application process here




- Probationary pay $33,203 (as of 01-01-14)

- Paid Vacation after first year

- Paid Holidays

- Paid Sick Leave

- Public Employee Retirement Fund

- Medical and dental insurance offered

- In-service training

- Uniforms


Minimum Requirements:


- United States Citizen

- 21 years of age at time of appointment (no max age)

- High School Graduate or GED

- Must obtain a valid Indiana drivers license

- No Felony convictions

- No Battery Misdemeanor convictions

- History of responsible driving

- Undergo a complete background investigation

- Must be in good general health and physical condition


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