Welcome to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and thank you for considering a career with us!

Congratulations on taking the first step in applying for a law enforcement, detentions or civilian position with our Agency. As a fifth generation resident of Marion County, I can tell you that this is a wonderful place to live and work. Our agency is looking for honest and reliable applicants who feel a heart-felt calling to serve others. Our foundation is built upon integrity, honest and trust, and all of our employees are called to foster those core values on a daily basis--- in both their professional and personal lives. If you feel that you exemplify those qualities, we are looking forward to reviewing your application and initiating the prospective employment process with you.

Please take your time on your application and be completely honest with your answers. I will tell you that my moral and ethical standards for our employees are high, so we require our applicants to go through an extensive background investigation that includes a polygraph examination. If you have any questions about this process, please contact us so we can assist you.  If you are selected for a position here at the MCSO, you will certainly be given the resources and support needed to help you succeed in your career endeavors.

I believe that a career in law enforcement is a calling. If you have that calling, we would greatly enjoy discussing a career here with you. I am certain that you will find this job is the most rewarding job of them all. Good luck to you and thank you for applying with the MCSO.

                        Best Regards,

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