Wayne County, IN Sheriff's Office

Jail Hiring Process

Basic Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must be at least 21 year of age.
  • Must have eyesight correctable to 20/50.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Indiana drivers license.
  • Must never have been convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.
  • Must have no involvement with illegal drugs & pass a drug screen.

Application Process

  • Online application
  • Oral interview
  • Background investigation
  • Computer Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA)
  • Medical/Drug Screen
Note: All correspondence will be done via e-mail for the application process.

Written Test

  • The timed written multiple choice test is a position-specific test.


  • The interview is a structured oral interview with procedures that evaluate the interpersonal and reasoning skills of applicants using standardized methods.
  • The interview will be conducted at the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office using officers of various ranks as members of the interview team.

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