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Considering a Career in Corrections?
We are excited about our future plans for regionalization and are dedicated to recruitment of candidates possessing integrity, professionalism, dedication, and character.

Position Overview
  • Process new inmates
  • Maintain security of the jail to prevent inmates from escaping
  • Ensure inmate safety, proactively engage to reduce the incidence of fighting and other disturbances among population
  • Observe and influence inmate behavior
  • Conduct inspections for contraband, weapons and facility damage.
  • Documentation of all movement and incidents
  • Use state of the art detection and surveillance equipment

Benefits
  • Starting rate of pay $14.57 per hour
  • After a year of service pay is $15.60 per hour
  • After a year of service, 2 weeks of vacation
  • Retirement plan (OPERS)
  • Paid leave for Military duties
  • Paid Holidays
  • Medical and Dental insurance
  • Options for Disability, Accident and Life Insurance
  • Employee wellness program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Advanced Training Opportunities

Qualifications
Applicants interested in becoming a Correctional Officer must:
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Be at least 21 years of age

Note: No prior experience in law enforcement is required although preferred.

Qualified applicants will participate in a 4 week Ohio Police Officer Training Academy Corrections Basic, earning college credits. All Officers receive on the job training. The Department is committed to promoting a dynamic and professional workplace for our jail staff.