Updated: March 19, 2014

Title: Corrections Officer

Salary: $13.21 per hour

Location: Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office

Classification: Corrections Officer

The Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting results for Corrections Officer. The department is building an eligibility list for current and future positions.

Salary Information: Starting rate of pay $13.21 per hour with first step increase after 12 months.

Benefit Information: Paid holidays, personal days, sick leave accrual, vacation accrual, shift differential, overtime eligible, longevity, uniforms, Health and Rx insurance, vision and dental, deferred compensation.

Department Information: The Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office is currently comprised of 95 total personnel assigned to the Jail, Patrol, Communications, Detective and Administrative Divisions of the office.

Age: 18

US Citizen: Yes

High School Grad/GED: Yes

Valid OHIO State Driver’s License: Yes

Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes

Vision: Must have corrected vision to 20/20

Prior Experience: Preferred but not required

Necessary Certifications: Must be able to obtain a LEADS certification within 6 months of hire.

Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers The following occurrences and/or incidents in a candidate’s background may result in disqualification from the selection process (but are not limited to): Felony Conviction Driving Disqualifiers Poor driving history. Drug Use Disqualifiers Illegal use of controlled substances and/or conviction for controlled substance violation. Employment Disqualifiers Poor work history to include abuse of sick leave, disciplinary actions showing disregard for policies and procedures, etc.

Financial Disqualifiers Poor credit history including debts not being regularly paid. Additional Disqualifiers Other concerns deemed undesirable in a Corrections Officer position given the responsibilities incumbent to this position.

General Statement of Duties: Supervises and monitors daily activities of prisoners to ensure jail facility rules and regulations are observed; supervises prisoners during meals , work and recreational activities; monitors sleeping, bathing and visiting activities of inmates; distributes meals, medication, mail and personal items to prisoners; escorts prisoners to and from secured areas, confinement and court; conducts routine security checks of jail areas and equipment; searches prisoners and cell areas; conducts prisoner head counts; handles inmate complaints, requests and/or difficult situations; other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Contact Information: Robert Reeser, Human Resources Administrator

Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office

600 Island Rd.

Circleville, Ohio 43113



E-mail Robert W. Reeser

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